A Guitarist’s New Years Resolution

We get it.  Every time the earth rotates the sun again, people start with the "New Year New Me" or "Out With The Old and In With The New" mantras that make your social media newsfeed intolerable.  I'm about to insert that same level of cringe to my blog feed, why not? So what am... Continue Reading →

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My Obsession With Partscasters

Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Stevie Ray Vaughn.  I’m not just name dropping, they’re all guitarists that have something in common: their most iconic guitars were partscasters.   They did all this in the days before Warmoth, eBay, and Reverb.com.  When you would have to cannibalize guitars to get a neck you want with... Continue Reading →

Gig Survival: Always Have A Backup!

Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Nowhere is this truer than in the world of a gigging musician.  Those strings that you’ve been twangin’ on for months? They’ll choose to snap bending that first note during your sweet solo.  That seemingly indestructible amp you’ve been cranking since the 80s?  A fuse... Continue Reading →

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