Monthly Archives: December 2004

Cornford Hurricane

Since its introduction, English amp builder Paul Cornford's 6-watt Harlequin recording amp has had a reputation for great sound. Many an all-star Brit...

The Jimmy Bruno Group – Midnight Blue

I dunno... sometimes it seems silly to review things like this. Everyone who follows jazz guitar knows Jimmy Bruno is a knock-down monster...

BBE DI-1000 and DI-100X Direct Boxes

Have you ever wished your guitar sound just had a little more zing? A little more kick to your electric, or shine to...

Martin Barre

Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre's new album, Stage Left, is his third solo effort, and not only does it contain great riffs and tones...

Greg Koch – Radio Free Gristle

Ya gotta love this stuff! Greg Koch, for those of you who haven't run across him, is one of those guitarists who spark...

Bob Dylan on Hybrid SACDs

Sony and Phillips have been heavily hyping their new Super Audio CD format since its inception two years ago. For most consumers, SACD and its...

Robben Ford – Keep On Running

If there's a guitarist working right now who I like more than Robben Ford, I'm not sure who it'd be. He's done so...

Echoplex

For those of you checking out our Echoplex series for the first time (and regular readers, too), a brief glance back: Part I perused...

Tal Farlow – The Complete Verve Tal Farlow Sessions

If Mosaic's compilations haven't yet appeared on your radar screen, let me enlighten you. Mosaic issues stunningly beautiful and often sprawling tributes to legendary...

C’mon Sheryl Crow – America 2003(DVD), Best of (CD)

The latest releases from Sheryl Crow help affirm something I've thought for a long time... that she is a "keeper of the flame" for...
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