Monthly Archives: January 2010

Little Richard

Some 14 years after blasting out of AM radios with hits like "Long Tall Sally," "Tutti-Fruiti," and "Slippin' And Slidin'," the wildest of rock...

Voodoo Amplification V-Plex

Voodoo Amplification V-Plex Marshall's famed 1960s "plexi" and early-'70s 50-/100-watt amps gained notoriety for their fantastic tones. Of course, the downside was that they had...

Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi For someone who first came into prominence after being nominated for Best New Artist at the 2000 Grammy awards, Susan Tedeschi has firmly...

Kawai MS-700 MoonSault

1982 Kawai MS-700 MoonSault. Photo: Michael Wright/The Different Strummer. Most of us tend to think of guitars made in Japan as dating to the 1960s,...

Collings SoCo Deluxe

Collings SoCo Deluxe Super Semi-Hollow The Collings SoCo Deluxe - Phil Feser Whether you're a fan of the flat-top or simply appreciate a...

Kim Lenz – It’s All True

Describing Kim Lenz as a "female Elvis" is narrow-sighted, as there are few musical similarities between the two, particularly in the fact Lenz writes...

Steve Hackett

Photo coutesy Steve Hackett. It's been said that musicians often "follow their muse" at certain points in their careers, but Steve Hackett, who is entering...

Ray Benson’s Gibson ES-355

Photo: Dale Haussner. Anyone with a taste for real country music - in particular, Western swing - will recognize the guitar pictured here. Even though...

Jinx Jones – Live in Finland

San Francisco's Jinx Jones teams with two terrific Finnish musicians for the making of this fine live record. Henry Valanne (drums) and Ari Sjöblom...

Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville 7660

1972 Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville 7660. Photo: Michael Wright. In many ways, the storied past of Gretsch guitars is a microcosmic reflection of the many...
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