The Bugera Veyron BV1001T – Listen To That Volcano Rumble!!

my Bugera amp CARTOONED

Did you know Paul McCartney didn’t want to play bass? When the Beatles lost their gig in Germany and were deported back to England, their bass player up to that point, Stu Sutcliffe, didn’t leave with them. He was smitten with a German girl! But somebody needed to play bass. John Lennon had a brand …

The Rode M5 Review – Call Your Witnesses!!

M5 mics in XY pattern CARTOONED

If your life we’re on the line in an important court case, and you could only choose one kind of testimony for your defense… which of these three would you choose?: Material testimony Expert testimony Eyewitness testimony If you chose number 3, I’ve got bad news for you – it’s the least reliable of any …

The DIY Musician – Why You & Captain Marvel Have A Lot In Common!!

MARVELous Drummer & Audience CARTOONED !

I love space. Anything to do with it, really. Which is why, when any film comes out that deals with space, my gravity-bound butt will be in a seat watching it! Lol Yesterday, my family and I saw “Captain Marvel“. Great film! Powerful superhero! Lots of Marvel backstory explanations! Perhaps most impressive though, is that …

How To Play Guitar For Beginners, Pt. 5 – The KEYS Of Your Success!

Guitar Frets & Keys HORIZONTAL

Have you ever gone to a foreign country?? If so, did you try to speak their language?? If so, then you know how exhilarating it can be to have a firm grasp on the basics and know how to communicate without fumbling over your words. Before I moved to Germany years back, I study German …

How To Set Up An Electric Guitar, Pt. 1 – The Archtop!

Archtop Setup image CARTOONED

Salutations, all you weekend warriors!! I’m sure you’re probably all getting ready for your latest gig tonight, or that pressing recording session comin’ up. Regardless, I thought I’d share the wealth and let you look over my shoulder as I show you how to set up an electric guitar – specifically, for this first article, …

The 7 Best Electric Guitars Under $200 for 2019!

GUITAR 200 CARTOONED EXCERPT

Ever teach music?? I have for over three decades now, and every once in a while the inevitable gear questions come up from a pupil. Like this week’s… : “Hey, Teaj, I’m going to buy my first electric guitar. Which one should I get??” And he thought he was going to get a simple answer. …