How To Learn To Sing, Pt. 2 – Your Voice… NOW!!

Prairie dog singer

Stop what you’re doing. Take a moment… … and just BE… … in this moment. Right now. Not tomorrow. Not yesterday. Now. Now imagine your voice… singing. Singing one note… beautifully… out into “now”… and further on, into “forever”. Can you hear it? Do you believe that it’s possible?? Do you recognize that THAT… as …

Reference Tracks For Mixing – The Roads To Take You There!

The road to good mixes!

The last album George Harrison ever produced was released in 2002. It was released the year after his death. His son Dhani, and his good friend and fellow “Traveling Wilburys” member Jeff Lynn, produced the tracks George had almost finished before he passed. It’s probably my favorite album he ever made. The opening song of …

Black Friday Music Deals, 2018 – ‘Audio Cha-CHING Day’, Here We Come!!

Surfin' Black Friday Savings!! CARTOONED

Okay… did you know (according to SPRINZ) that surfers spend 54% of their time paddling, 28% waiting for waves, and only 8% of the time actually SURF!   Yea, me neither. LOL.   Well, in just a few days, WE are going to be surfing – not for the ultimate wave, but for the ultimate …

The Gear-Wise Musician, Part 2 – You’re Their Superhero!!

Super GW CARTOONED

Faster than a speeding heavy metal lick! More powerful than a 1,000 watt amp!! Able to leap tall concert speakers in a single bound!!! IT’S… YOU!!!!! Or at least, that’s what your music equipment hopes you will be for them. Protector. Defender. Mighty WALL against destructive onslaughts! Your instruments & gear look to you, their …

The Gear-Wise Musician, Part 1 – It’s Child’s Play!

child play

Kids. You gotta love their imaginations. So many worlds and creatures and exotic situations in their minds… all set free like Noah’s Ark busting open, and a kaleidoscope of life stampeding ‘cross their interior movie screens. So free in their simple enjoyment and focus on the moment. Very Zen, in a way. No outrageous story …

One Year Of G.A.S. – A Toast To YOU, Fellow Sufferers!!

A Toast!! CARTOONED

Where did it come from, that inspiration? What made the idea coalesce in my fevered core as I sat, musing on my next steps?? Who could have ever foreseen… that G.A.S. would last so doggone long??! Ahhh, but indeed it has, my friends, and today we celebrate!! We celebrate one year of G.A.S. shared together …

My Galveston Bass Guitar – Full-Bodied Pleasure As The Rumbles Roll!

Galveston-inlays CARTOONED

Everyone who’s ever suffered from Gear Acquisition Syndrome usually has a story or two about a “miraculous find” or “total steal of a deal” that they managed to snag somewhere, and how it raised their music to a new level. Today I get to tell you about such a moment for me, and how a serendipitous …