Eddie Van Halen. The end of an era.

On October 6, 2020 I lost my musical hero and the world lost a legend. Wolfgang Van Halen lost his father, and fittingly he is the one who made the sad and shocking announcement to the world. While celebrities around the world made heart-felt tributes, I thought of the little things. I thought of the [...]

DIY musicians, a quarantine diary…of sorts.

So as we approach the end of April, much of the world has been on relative lockdown for several weeks now. Normally musicians, whether it be hobbyists or professional recording artists have some sort of recording capability at home these days. The ability to record direct to one’s home computer makes it infinitely easier. So [...]

Nili Brosh gives us the Full “Spectrum”.

For this podcast episode, I wanted to touch on some new albums and group projects coming up this year. It’s not a comprehensive list, just a quick run down of things I’ve come across recently that should be of interest, especially to guitarists. I do want to point out that I intended to mention Paul [...]

Roots Rock surges in 2020 thanks to Strange Culprits.

“The music biz is so slow in January and February it freaks me out every year!”, an acquaintance of mine lamented recently. Well luckily, with the rise of independent marketing and social media promotion we aren’t quite as bound to record label schedules as we once were. Artists are free to release an album, an [...]