Monthly Archives: August 2012

Brian Wright

House On Fire
Sugar Hill Records

Off kilter, warped, but addictive, Brian Wright’s music grabs your attention. He describes it as, “…situated somewhere between Woody Guthrie and The Velvet Underground.” Where exactly, depends on the song. Beyond writing the songs and singing lead vocals on House On Fire, Wright plays all (more…)

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Eagle Rock Preps “The Who Live in Texas ’75” DVD


Eagle Rock Entertainment has set an October 9 release date for The Who Live In Texas ’75 on DVD. Filmed in Houston, the concert happened early in a massive U.S. tour in support of The Who (more…)

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Chaquico Preps Blues Album


Guitarist Craig Chaquico is set to take a walk on the bluesier side of the street with his Blind Pig debut, Fire Red Moon, set for release October 16. Tracks include “Lie To Me” (with vocal by Noah Hunt of the Kenny Wayne (more…)

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Amber Digby & Justin Trevino, Curtis Potter, Tony Booth, Darrell McCall, Dottsy

Keepin’ Up Appearances, The Survivors, Meet Me In Texas
Heart Of Texas Records

Heart Of Texas Records holds the line against the carpetbagger forces of “modern” country music, producing the kind of country best played on honky tonk jukeboxes and the radios of American-made pickups. These three (more…)

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Auction Benefiting Young Musicians Features One-of-a-Kind Charles Krug Guitar


Charles Krug-Peter Mondavi Family Winery is actioning a hand-crafted guitar made from redwood from a historic wine tank. Affectionately referred to as “B.O.B.” because it was built with wood at the “bottom of the barrel” of a 50-plus-year-old redwood fermenting tank, the guitar is on display (more…)

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Tom Feldmann & the Get-Rites

Magnolia Recording Company

After more than a decade of recording and playing his own original compositions, Tom Feldmann decided it was finally time to pay homage to the music the first inspired him to pick up a guitar. Tribute collects his versions of old-time gospel songs by (more…)

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G&L Offers Tribute Series S-500


The G&LTribute Series S-500 has a mahogany body and uses G&L’s Dual-Fulcrum vibrato and Magnetic Field Design single-coil pickups supported by the company’s Passive Treble and Bass (PTB) along with a push/pull expander switch on the Volume pot that allows additional pickup (more…)

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AlumiSonic Offers Customization Options


AlumiSonic’s Extreme Custom guitar can be made with any pickup configuration on any of the company’s body styles, with switch patterns for piezo, MIDI output, or both, as well as remote MIDI patch selection and a piezo Mid/Dark switch, and Volume (more…)

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Jackson Offers JS Series Kelly Bird Basses


The Jackson JS2 Kelly Bird IV and the JS3 Kelly Bird IV basses are the result of a collaboration with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The JS2 Kelly Bird IV has a basswood body, bolt-on maple neck, 21-fret rosewood fingerboard with block inlays and a compound radius, dual JS high-output pickups, and a high-mass bridge. It’s […]

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Levy’s Leathers Offers Distressed Strap


Levy’s distressed leather guitar straps are 2.5″ wide and cut of distressed carving leather, finished with a burnished edge. Simple, stylish, and comfortable. See more at levysleathers.com. (more…)

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