Guitar Memes, Volume 2

I keep having more and more fun making these memes, so I'm going to try to keep them coming! Huh? Seriously, wear some hearing protection folks! Thanks, Musician's Friend I had fun with this format. Who else spent hours drooling over Musician's Friend catalogs in the pre-internet days? I would just read it front to... Continue Reading →

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Gear Review: Orange Micro Dark Terror

Street Price: $189 Overview Orange really revolutionized the amplifier market with its original Orange Tiny Terror series of "lunchbox" style guitar amps.  Typically about the size of a lunchbox, simple controls, lower power, "lunchbox" amps are great bang for the buck as far as portability, tone, and power.  Every manufacturer has a "lunchbox" amp now. ... Continue Reading →

Guitar Memes, Vol 1

In addition to guitar, I love comedy too. Every now and then I try my hand at memes. Here are some of the ones I've made. Anyways, be sure to follow my social media's to catch these puppies fresh out of the oven when they pop in my mind. Cheers, Chuck Support This Blog Each... Continue Reading →

Tone Tip: Low To No Volume Practice

As I've gotten older, it seems like my guitar playing needs to be quieter and quieter.  As a teenager, I'm surprised my parents even tolerated the volumes I would play at all the time.  When my wife and I moved into our first house, we had very close neighbors.  So that was the first detriment... 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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