Monthly Archives: February 2006

Fuchs Overdrive Supreme

Andy Fuchs, a tube audio product builder from Bloomfield, New Jersey, recently sent us one of his Overdrive Supreme amp heads. Cased in a finger-jointed...

Rory Gallagher – Let’s Go To Work

Rory Gallagher's mention brings a certain vision: denim jeans and a flannel shirt. An old Strat with very little finish left. High-spirited...

Sam Bush and David Grisman – Hold On, We’re Strummin’

When asked to name the two most influential mandolin players of the last twenty years most mandolin aficionados will say Sam Bush and David...

Chet Atkins: Me and My Guitars – Chet Atkins and Russ Cochran

Chet Atkins has a deserved reputation as a great guitar player and all-around nice guy. So it's a pleasure to see a book...

Tony Joe White – The Heroines

For his latest album, the "Swamp Fox" came up with a cool concept: half solo vocals, half duets with five of his favorite female...

Alecia Nugent – Alecia Nugent

Don't let the spelling of her first name lead you to believe Alecia Nugent is one of those overly affected country divas the labels...

Larry Sparks – 40

After doing one thing for 40 years, you either get really good or you die. Larry Sparks refers to himself as "The youngest of...

Radial Engineering Tonebone Classic, Hot British, and Switchbone

Radial Engineering's Tonebone distortion pedals have been making serious "noise" in the few short months since their introduction. Whether online or in print,...

Tommy Shaw

"About 10 years ago, we stopped being a rock band," Tommy Shaw opined from the stage. After a pregnant pause, the Styx guitarist/vocalist...

“Big” Al Anderson

Ask people what they know about "Big Al" Anderson and you'll probably hear very different responses. Rockers will say that for 22 years...
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