The funny thing about a giant, multi-national corporation that watches your every move, selling as much of your personal information as it can while claiming to not “be evil” is that they think they know you. They don’t know me!!!! But every so often they will drop some awesome suggestions my way. I’m not sure… Continue reading Stew Made Guitars
Fender and Gibson have an issue. I call it the PT Cruiser Paradox. For those of you who live outside of America, and thus possibly escaped it. This is a PT Cruiser: It was basically a Neon station wagon. Because of its flat load floor it was classified as a truck by the EPA (I… Continue reading Reissue Request: The Fender Showmaster
As much as I dislike Eric Clapton, I have equal amounts of opposite feelings for another former Yardbirds guitarist. Which is a confusing way of saying I really like Jeff Beck. I’m sharing this video, because he was somewhere around 66 years old when this performance happened. And his playing in these songs is somewhat… Continue reading Watch This: Jeff Beck, Ageless Wonder
Daft Paragon surfs the internet so you don’t have to.
If you’re on this site it’s safe to say that you’re a guitarist. If this is true, I would like to congratulate you for using a computer. Now that you’ve managed to master technology created later than 1950; I want to hip you to Production Bytes.
The Arcade Fire has a new song, and they debuted it on YouTube. That’s weird, because I always thought the band appealed to people age 30-40, and those people don’t use YouTube as their radio. But, maybe I’ve completely misjudged their youthful appeal. Beyond that, the band seems to be changing directions, or evolving, depending… Continue reading New Arcade Fire Song
The thing that always intrigues and confuses me about guitars of wee tykes playing insane guitar tracks is that they always play them on relatively expensive, full sized guitars. It’s not like decent, short scale guitars don’t exist or that you can’t buy them for almost no money. Either way, this is impressive.
Daft Paragon watches a bunch of videos so you don’t have to waste your time.
Every so often I get it stuck in my head that I want to build the perfect guitar, so I fire up the AutoTrader Machine and point it at a website which isn’t dedicated to increasing my carbon footprint. After spending some time tooling around Warmoth I inevitably come to the same conclusion: putting together… Continue reading David Fletcher Shows You How to Get it Done
Update: Evert was awesome enough to do an interview with us, and we are quite honored – Please check it out! Evert Zeevalkink is a guitarist from a far away land where everyone has Lars Ulrich’s accent one of my favorite BMX websites is produced. He releases YouTube videos of him playing through a space station sized… Continue reading Evert Zeevalkink