Monthly Archives: May 2004

Los Lobos – Good Morning Aztlan

I just "introduced" Los Lobos to a buddy of mine. Now, this guy is a huge music fan with what I would describe...

Maxon OD-9, SD-9, and AF-9

If you've cruised the aisles of a guitar show in the last couple of years, and sauntered up to a table full of effects...

Poison Ivy

Formed by guitarist Poison Ivy Rorschach and frontman Lux Interior, the Cramps emerged in the spring of 1976, offering up a unique and infectious...

Ibanez Auto-Filter

This month, I'd like to mention one of the coolest pedals Ibanez made in the '80s. If you like envelope filters, particularly the...

Summitt Guitar Pack

The Summit Guitar Pack EG201 soft case could be considered the Swiss Army knife of guitar cases. To call this just another gig...

Lenny Kravitz

Since his debut in 1989 with Let Love Rule, Lenny Kravitz has established an authentic retro sound by employing the classic tones of fine...

Larry Carlton/Steve Lukather – No Substitutions

I don't really know what to say about this one. It's just a good, old-fashioned jam by a couple of great guitarists. ...

Al Di Meola – Anthology

Al Di Meola needs no introduction, and most of the music on this fine two-CD collection will be familiar to most guitarists as well....

Gary Burton and Friends – Departure

Geez, I'm not really sure what to say about this CD. It's a wonderful batch of music played by the likes of Peter...

Fender Stratocaster

In 1953, Leo Fender started planning a new standard guitar - the Stratocaster. His partner, Don Randall, who headed Fender Sales, Inc., came...
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