GE & Jay Complain About Innovation and Bad Gear Reviews

Everyone is away from the office so distraction levels are running high. Time for another email exchange that is waaaay too long. Jay: I was thinking of what amazing things we can expect from all our favorite guitar companies in 2016. Here’s the list I’ve got so far. Gibson: Selling the same guitars as 2015 but… Continue reading GE & Jay Complain About Innovation and Bad Gear Reviews

Andy Othling Takes It Sloooooooooooooooow

  I came across Andy Othling’s YouTube channel while looking for ambient and looping guitarists.  I was looking for something more, metal-y, so I kind of let it slide for a few minutes, but then I started paying attention. Andy’s deal is making big, ambient soundscapes by plugging a parts(Tele)caster into a floorboard the size… Continue reading Andy Othling Takes It Sloooooooooooooooow

Crimson Guitars Answers Questions

Here is the grand total of things I know about Crimson Guitars: They are English. They are run by a dude named Ben Crowe who seems to be a pretty normal cat, with a small child and a head full of tribal tattoos. They make Robert Fripp’s signature guitar which has more knobs and switches… Continue reading Crimson Guitars Answers Questions

From Around The Web 11.11.2013

I am a guitarist who started in the 80s.  One of the things that all guitarists in the 80s could do is sweep pick.  Except, not all of us, because I suck at it.  I mean, I’m absolutely terrible at sweep picking. Not to put too fine a point on it, but I. am. rubbish.… Continue reading From Around The Web 11.11.2013

Big D Guitars Tap Tones

I used to hang out on ProjectGuitar.com back in the day.  My never ending RG project was, in fact, the first picture of a project guitar uploaded to the PG forums (and then the forum software got hacked or corrupted and had to be re-installed and all was lost and I became a sad panda). … Continue reading Big D Guitars Tap Tones

From Around the Web 11.4.2013

I have a fascination with Chinese knockoffs born mostly of my being cheap.  Well, not just cheap, but cheap and non-gigging.  Since I don’t gig, “roadworthiness” doesn’t factor into my purchasing decision.  Also, since I don’t gig my only Return on Investment is “fun.”  No guitar I ever buy will ever make me money, so… Continue reading From Around the Web 11.4.2013