Monthly Archives: January 2005

Psychedelic Breakfast – Deuce

Okay, I'm not sure how to approach this one... The band is a trippy mix of jazz, rock, folk, and everything in between....

Pat Metheny Group – Speaking of Now

Pat Metheny has played in a lot of contexts in recent years. Lots of duos, lots of work with jazzers of different ilks,...

Charlie Musselwhite – One Night In America

Anyone who's surprised at the stylistic diversity of the latest offering from Charlie Musselwhite hasn't been paying close attention to the blues icon's path....

Alessandro Working Dog amps

George Alessandro and his amps have been high-profile for some time, and both are highly regarded. Over the years, George has repaired, modified, and tweaked...

Reverend Horton Heat – Revival

Sometimes its hard to tell whether the good Reverend Horton Heat is a musician, comedian, or conceptual artist. Revival attempts to define him in...

Nick Curran and the Nightlifes – Player!

I enjoyed Nick's first effort and was quite excited to hear this followup. And I wasn't disappointed. You've got to love a guy...

Tony Rice – The Bluegrass Guitar Collection

Tony Rice and the words "bluegrass guitar" are rarely, if ever, separated. Along with Doc Watson, Dan Crary, and Clarence White, Tony Rice has...

Fender “Mary Kaye” Stratocaster

The Fender "Mary Kaye" Stratocaster. A term guitar aficionados have come to associate with 1950s Strat with blond finish with gold-plated hardware! Although Mary Kaye...

Gigliotti Special

The Gigliotti Special is a lot more than just another guitar inspired by a classic design. Rather, it's a unique-looking custom instrument that...

Kentucky Headhunters – Soul

Yes, it's true, this one came out some time ago, but it has occupied space on my listening stack for a long time. ...
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