The EVH 5150 iii amp- The Tone That Takes You THERE!

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Okay… … full disclosure, right here, right up front, before I even talk about the EVH 5150 iii: I’m a huge Eddie Van Halen fan. Whenever I struck a rock pose or played air guitar in front of a window or mirror with friends, (before I started the real thing, of course!) I was usually mimicking …

7 Best Guitar Tuners of 2019 – The End of Flappin’ Frequencies!

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Have you ever been frustrated because your guitar’s out of tune? Whether you’re playing live, or just practicing at home, intonation problems can be as frustrating as trying to find your cell phone when it’s time to head to a gig (not that that has ever happened to me, mind you)!    lol Fear not, …

Serious G.A.S. Relief!! Interview 2: Sean Barrett & his Egnater TOL 50!

A rocker and his amp are not soon parted, as you shall see in today’s fun and insightful video interview with local virtuoso legend Sean Barrett! Come take a ride on the rockin’ side with us as we explore this gem of a transducer that is now almost 30 years old, the Egnater TOL 50. …

The Mesa Cab Clone – All Gain & No Pain!

Sometimes…. I like it LOUD. And I’m not just talking car radio loud. I mean shake the walls, rattle the windows, cause the icicles outside to drop and shatter and (even tho’ I have a big yard) make the neighbors consider calling that number. You know the one. And, yea, I’m wearin’ protection when I …

The Line 6 Helix – The Chameleon Steals The Show!

On a swaying brown branch in northern Madagascar, in the dry, gritty wind of a baking afternoon, a Parsons Chameleon sits amazingly still. He’s blending. Blending in perfectly with the sparse foliage and branchery around it, and waiting… Waiting for that tantalizing treat that always comes with patience – his baited, buzzing bug snack!! The …

Serious G.A.S. RELIEF!! Episode 1: John Fiaschetti & the Line 6 Helix!

Hey, everybody! Hope you’re having just an AWESOME week. Good news, we’re expanding here to take on more videos for 2018. We caught the YouTube bug and we’ve got it bad, so… welcome to the premiere of “Serious G.A.S. RELIEF!!” In these vids, we’ll be interviewing people about their own personal G.A.S. experience and the …

The Warm Audio TB12 Mic Pre – the Ultimate Case of Crayons!

Below my studio… where right now the Warm Audio TB12 mic pre is glowing warmly… is an art gallery. It’s strewn across the walls of our Master Bedroom downstairs. The various masterpieces have a plethora of themes, imagery and names: “Frog Dissection With Worm and Bone”. “Vortex Birthday”. “Drago Lava Showers in Wishbone Glade”. “Mellow …