Monthly Archives: May 2003

Dick Dale – Better Shred than Dead: The Dick Dale Anthology

Well, what needs to be said about this? The King of the Surf Guitar at his finest. This covers 1959 to 1996...

D’Angelico New Yorker

The D'Angelico New Yorker has rightfully earned its place in the Vintage Guitar Hall of Fame as one of the finest guitars in the...

Digitech RP-200

Last month, I disclosed that I've gone ampless in 2002. Now let's discuss how, and with what gear. My criteria is the...

James Armstrong – Dark Night

James Armstrong comes back from an intruder attack in his own home to serve up a record brimming with blues fire. He can't...

Noel Redding

When Vintage Guitar interviewed bassist Noel Redding in the Fall of 1992, he recounted his musical and personal history in an eloquent and easygoing...

Reverend Guitars

Judging by the melee of favorable product reviews, Reverend guitars go beyond colors and chrome to inspire comments like, "...has the feel and finesse...

Johnny Winter

John Dawson Winter has been a troubadour for the blues for over 40 years, plying his razor sharp licks from the Texas roadhouses where...

Buddy and Julie Miller

The family that sings together swings together. If that family is the Millers, they do more than just swing; they rock, shimmy, shake,...

Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

The album opens with static. The distortion bleeds into a sonic maelstrom of competing radio signals before a backbeat of drums launches the...

Amazing Rhythm Aces – Stacked Deck and Too Stuffed to Jump

A couple of issues back, I reviewed re-releases of these two albums that I said were long overdue for a number of reasons. ...
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