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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Albert Castiglia – These Are The Days

New York-born/Miami-raised Albert Castiglia is primarily, and by instinct, a blues man. But on his third album the one-time member of Junior Wells' band...

Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers on July 4, 2006. Photo: Elliot Cohen. When Bob Dylan names your version of one of his songs as his favorite of the...

Antonio de Torres 1863

1863 Antonio de Torres Antonio de Torres was the most important guitar maker of the 19th century, exerting an influence worldwide on the design and...

The Vox AC15 Custom Classic

Vox AC15 Custom Classic. In the lore surrounding Vox Amplification, the AC30 is the king of the hill, the alpha male, the one that first...

Son Volt – American Central Dust

For Jay Farrar, these are the worst of times and the best of times, to appropriate and paraphrase a famous line. As a songwriter and musician with the...

Eastwood EEB-1 and EUB-1

Eastwood's EEB-1 and the EUB-1 Eastwood's EEB-1 and the EUB-1 take their design inspiration from Ampeg's quirky mid-'60s Horizontal Bass series, the brainchild of Dennis...

John Jorgenson

John Jorgenson's latest offering is French Gypsy jazz played by a California boy as recorded in Nashville and honed while touring the world over. Jorgenson's...

The Gibson Les Paul Special

Technically this early-1961 is an SG Special, but for all practical purposes it's still a Les Paul. Photo: Billy Mitchell, courtesy Gruhn Guitars. Instrument...

Roy Orbison

When Roy Orbison walked onstage, the black Gibson ES-335 around his neck wasn't just for show. Orbison was a pretty good picker, and he...
Seth Lover

Seth Lover

The history of the musical instrument business is full of stories, from the drab to the miraculous. Some bean counters will busily push their...
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