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 [...]

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Coronavirus targets the music industry.

So of course the news headlines around the world all concern the Coronavirus. While certainly alarming, and spreading fast, it is generally not deadly to the majority of the population. Like most contagious diseases, it is most dangerous to the very young, the elderly, and those with underlying health issues. Of course the wider impact [...]

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 [...]