Recording Trademark Licks the Easy Way!

I’ve been doing a bit of recording lately in my home studio and instead of using a mic on a guitar amp I have been using my Tech 21 Trademark 30 going direct. I am sort of old school when… Continue Reading

Greg Koch Playing a Telecaster

There are no words……just watch him and then when you are done watching take a saw and cut your guitar in half……trust me.

Tools of the Trade – What’s in Your Gig Bag?

Here is an article with some suggested items you should have in your gig bag. These items can totally save the day if a situation arises. The list I have compiled comes from experience and I always make sure I… Continue Reading

Joe Barden Engineering – Danny Gatton T-style Pickups

The video post I put up of Danny Gatton ripping it up got such a great response I thought I’d link you over to the review I did on the Joe Barden pickups Danny used. These pickups are excellent and… Continue Reading

Guitar Tone Capacitors

One of the simplest, effective mods you can do to your guitar “on the cheap” is to experiment with tone capacitors. In this article you will find out what a tone cap is and how it works. Also how will… Continue Reading

Danny Gatton Live!

Here is a great clip of my all-time favorite guitar player Dany Gatton. The video quality is not the best but the playing is and that’s what counts. He jumps from style to style and even throws on some light,… Continue Reading

The Parts Drawer Gibson T-top Humbucker Info

Jim Pasch has a great post at his site about vintage Gibson T-top humbucker pickups. His information and insight comes from 30+ years in the business and I think he’s seen it all. I remember working with him as the… Continue Reading

2007 Rolling Stones Forty Licks Merlot

Winemaker Mark Beaman has produced a Merlot “wine that rocks” to capture the essence of “Forty Licks” the 40 tracks that cover the Rolling Stones’ career. Beaman says that Merlot captures the comfort in turning into a classic that stands… Continue Reading

Archtop Guitar String Change Tip

Here is a video tip that will help you change the strings on an archtop guitar or a guitar with a floating bridge. It is a simple tip that could save you a [shop_ad]lot of aggravation. Please feel free to… Continue Reading

Gibson Raided by Federal Agents for Illegal Rosewood!!

According to the Nasville Post the Gibson Guitars production facility on Massman Road in Nashville, TN was raided by federal agents on Tuesday November, 17. The facility was raided and is under investigation for violating the Lacey Act which is… Continue Reading

Potvin Guitars Ranchero

I saw a tweet on Twitter from Mike Potvin saying he added some pic to his photo Gallery so I thought I’d check them out. Now I have to admit I do not recall ever hearing about his guitars and… Continue Reading

J. Douglas Vokes ArtGuitars at the 2009 Fall Philly Show

Here is a short video clip of J. Douglas Vokes’ display at the 2009 Fall Philly Guitar Show. His booth drew a lot of attention especially from the ladies. Doug is a fabulous artist and a very personable guy. Check… Continue Reading

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Staying Focused on a Dream!

I don’t know if any of you know about Rodrigo y Gabriela but their story is very inspiring to me. Rodrigo and Gabriela started out in a heavy metal band in Mexico. Their goal in life was to be full… Continue Reading

300guitars One-Day Deal on Eminence Private Jack Speakers!

The 1 day deal for November 18th on the Eminence Private Jack and Private Jack 16 speakers is now closed! Thank you to all who purchased Eminence Private Jack speakers! Come back next week for another One-Day Deal!

Guitar Buying 101 – Try Everything!

Did you ever buy a guitar that was not what you usually go for and it ended up being much better than you expected? I had this happen to me a while back and thought I’d share some thoughts about… Continue Reading