Serious G.A.S.! Music Gear We've Gotta Have!! - Part 3
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How To Buy A Ukulele – The Island of Songs Awaits You, Mahn!

I was first turned on to playing the uke waaaay back in 1979! I went to see “The Jerk”, starring Steve Martin, and there was a scene with him and Bernadette Peters (his girlfriend in the movie) walking the beach, Steve playing ukulele, and both of them singing. It’s a CLASSIC scene from one of Read More

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7 Best Guitar Tuners of 2018 – The End of Flappin’ Frequencies!

Have you ever been frustrated because your guitar’s out of tune? Fear not, ’cause I’ve found for you some truly fail-safe and rockin’ options. Below is the LAST LIST YOU’LL NEED this year, and at the end… my number one pick, and the very choice I still use to this day! 1) KLIQ UberTuner Clip Read More

Long before digital music

Digital Music – Welcome To The Machine

In 1451, there was no digital music. The iPod? It was just a gleam in your great-great- great-great- great-great- great-great- great-great- grandfather’s eye! But there were live concerts, with real people, playing real instruments. The music then, in what is considered the early Renaissance era, hadn’t really changed that much, rather it had just skipped Read More

How to Play the Guitar For Beginners, Pt. 3 – The Juke Box Hero’s Quest!!

“High atop the glistening mountain, with Terrible Tune Eagles screeching from all directions around him, the Songsmith sat, and watched as the morning sun cut a laser ray overhead from the horizon, and bathed him in warmth. This was why he came: to see how song was born… … to understand its power… … and Read More

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. Read More

How to Play the Guitar For Beginners, Pt. 2 – Wield That Weapon With Style!

“Hiyyy -YAH!” “Tchoh!!” “Whohhhhhhhh – HAH!!!” If any of you, like me, have ever taken a martial arts class or course, then you know the sounds I’m talking about! Somehow just that little bit more ‘oomph’ comes forth when we utter those syllables of power. Plus, it just makes you seem more of a bad-ass, Read More

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 Read More

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