Spotlight Interview With Vinnie Zummo!!

There is a brand new Spotlight interview with Vinnie Zummo on the Spotlight page. You may remember a few weeks ago I made a post about his “Swinging Guitar Sounds of Young America” CD. Vinnie is an awesome player and… Continue Reading

New Jeff Beck Album: Emotion & Commotion!!

Jeff Beck’s first studio album in seven years!! Emotion & Commotion is an eclectic mix of tracks in which the guitar virtuoso is accompanied by a hand-picked talented musicians, as well as a 64-piece orchestra on several tunes. Beck recorded… Continue Reading

Experience Hendrix Thread on TGP

My man Alan Gowa hipped me to a really cool Experience Hendrix thread over on The Gear Page. The thread has some wicked cool pics of each player’s pedalboards and amp rigs. It’s pretty cool to see up close. Doug… Continue Reading

TV Jones Gear Stolen from Musikmesse!!

FROM TV JONES: We are asking all of our friends to get the word out via blogs, forums, any means possible. In the hope that we can retrieve these rare stolen instruments, pickups, and tools. Basically everything that was on… Continue Reading

Shopping Online or in a Music Store?

Alright, this may stir the pot a little bit but here goes… How many of you guys shop for guitar gear online and how many prefer to go to a music store? With my hectic pennalized schedule I prefer to… Continue Reading

50th Anniversary 1960 Gibson Les Paul Custom “Black Beauty”

Here is another ridonculously priced Gibson Les Paul guitar. MSRP is $7508.00. I can’t understand how and why Gibson is producing guitars like this. Even the Dr’s and Lawyers I know that play are not buying in this price range… Continue Reading

SE Electronics GM10

Check this out… This is the SE Electronics GM10 guitar mic that’s been designed to solve an age old problem with micing acoustic guitars in the studio.This problem is having to stay perfectly still so the guitar records well often… Continue Reading

Ampclamp to Mic Guitar Amps!

The Ampclamp is a cool little mic stand type accessory that attaches to your amp. There are two versions. One is a self contained unit that attaches from the bottom of cab from the lip. The other version is the… Continue Reading

300 Tip: Guitar Flight Cases

Flight cases are absolutely necessary for your guitars to survive the rigors of the road. I do not believe that a standard hardshell guitar case would offer the protection let alone hold together after being constantly handled from venue to… Continue Reading

New Taylor Guitars Dave Matthews Signature Model

Taylor Guitars, in collaboration with Dave Matthews, is releasing the Dave Matthews Signature Model guitar. The Dave Matthews Signature Model is based on his #1 guitar which is the Taylor 914ce. Some features include Indian rosewood back and sides, Sitka… Continue Reading

Guitar Nut Details

This video shows a few of the details of a guitar nut. How the slots are cut and can help with playability and intonation. Hit me up if you have any questions. [shop_ad]

Dan Erlewine on French Polishing

I get the Stew Mac “Trade Secrets” newsletter and this one is about french polishing. Dan Erlewine takes you through the steps and shows you the Stew Mac products that go along with the process. French polishing is a great… Continue Reading

New Gibson John Hiatt J-45

Gibson introduces the new John Hiatt J-45 model. This guitar is built to some of Hiatt’s specifications. Some features include: Sitka spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, one-piece mahogany neck with a “modified V” profile, 24 3/4”-scale and Madagascar… Continue Reading

O Nine Tunator Cabinets

Here’s something cool I noticed while cruising the Musikmesse info on the web (wishing I was there…). It seems that Dietmar Kammler who played music all his life was not 100% satisfied with his tone. He noticed that there have… Continue Reading

Jazz Guitar Great Herb Ellis Passes Away

First I’m hearing of this folks… Jazz guitar great Herb Ellis died Sunday March 28, 2010 of complications associated with Alzheimer’s. He was 88 years old. Ellis was inspired to play the guitar because of guitar legend Charlie Christain. Due… Continue Reading