Green Meanie!

If you’re remotely cool, you have no idea what the Green Meanie is. If you’re a super guitar dork, you know exactly what it is. Should you be unfamiliar, the best encapsulation can be found here:...

Trying to Make My Perfect Guitar

My favorite guitar for over 20 years has been my Tom Anderson Classic. I got it from a friend who really should never have sold it. It’s been through a lot with me and has been tweaked and whatnot to fit whatever whims I’ve had along the way. But the...
What’s With the Pedalboard These Days?

What’s With the Pedalboard These Days?

It’s been a minute, so I may as well share what’s going on at the moment. Everything below is in order of signal path. Arrows on the photo help make sense of which way it’s moving. Basically a backwards “Z”. Click to see this larger Snark...
The Unabridged History of the Daveycaster

The Unabridged History of the Daveycaster

I’m in this band with my daft paragon cohort George. An internet band. That doesn’t make or play any music. It’s a fake band. A fake internet band. This began when George and IG friend @goats_and_motorcycles were chatting about the RigsOfDad account...
I Got This Guitar for $200

I Got This Guitar for $200

I’ve been looking for a telecaster-ish guitar forever, just not very seriously. I didn’t want a Fender because there are too many options and I always convince myself the most expensive one is the best. Surprisingly, I found one on Craigslist, for $200....
Chase Bliss Audio – Visually Stunning

Chase Bliss Audio – Visually Stunning

Chase Bliss pedals are no secret in the high end effects world, but they get most of their credit for the tweakability and sound. Their motto of “digital brain. analog heart” (referring to an analog signal path with digital controls) is not entirely...