Ok so Johnny Marr came to town on a book tour. So I went. I heard that on other stops he brought out a calvacade of nostalgic gear. None of that in NYC, it was all cutting edge, what with this being the only guitar he played all night: I agree … More Got Those Johnny Marr Fanboy Flames Fed.
I noticed an odd thing today after getting my new guitar, the very futuristic Teuffel Tesla 6 Hardtail. Tell me if you see the trend. My Electric Guitars, from oldest to youngest: 1972/5 Gibson LP Custom ’54 RI 1979 Rickenbacker 360-12 Jetglo 2001 Gibson Pete Townshend Signature SG Special 2003 Matt Artinger Blondie Jr. 2005 … More Acoustic roots run deep, Electrics branch out sky high.
Just had to blog about this guitar quickly, since I used to own a 60s Guild Starfire XII. Lovely, plus it has those white DeArmonds that are my fave single coil pickups that Guild has used. That’s it! Here’s a demo of the one I used to own:
Well the past few years I’ve been working like a dog trying to make non-musical things happen. So this month of February I’m taking a hiatus, going to make this album, chill with my fam and cats and such. But that’s a long time at home just sitting by myself when the kids are at … More Live Streaming the RPM Challenge
One barrier I’ve found that gets in the way of creative inspiration or initiating some old fashioned woodshedding practice is this: It takes longer than five minutes to set up a rig. When I’m away from home, that’s an obvious barrier. It’s a luxury to have a space away from home that can get all … More How to put together a Five Minute Setup practice rig.
That’s all I gotta say about that.
In my mind, there are three types of stompboxes:1) The Effect. this is a box that isn’t part of the natural order of things. You can live the rest of your life totally happy with this box NOT in your chain. You don’t need it to create Your Tone or Your Sound, the signature “thing” … More Some Musings about Pedals – Effects, Always On, Utility Tools.