Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tom Walsh and John King

C.F. Martin’s ukuleles have long been the standard by which all others were judged. Though bookcases brim with books about Martin guitars, the merest...

Perri Ink Offers Capistrano, Mojave Guitar Models

Perri Ink Custom Guitars has introduced two new guitar models. The Capistrano has a black-stained and contoured alder body, Bare Knuckle Nantucket P90 pickup,...

Dashboards Offers Aluminum Pedalboards

Dashboards Pedalboards have custom side-mount options including flush-mounted power, dual side-locking TRS connectors for input and amp outputs, as well input/output for MIDI. They...

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin

Vince Gill emerged in the mid ’80s as part of country’s New Traditionalist movement. The style was partly built on Bakersfield’s twang-heavy honkytonk, especially...

Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott

Playing seemingly anything with strings (including piano strings), the cumulative session credits of O’Brien and Scott include Suzy Boggus, Steve Earle, Trisha Yearwood, Mark...

The Aristocrats

The rock-fusion trio known as the Aristocrats are back with a second album fortified with artistic maturity from gigging around the world. With a...

Volto!

Guitarist extraordinaire John Ziegler has been laying down the law every Monday night at California’s San Fernando Valley Baked Potato jazz club for what...

Babiuk Set to Release Rolling Stones Gear

Andy Babiuk, author of Beatles Gear, recently finished a book that similarly documents the gear used by the Rolling Stones. Slated for release in January,...

Ric Lee’s Natural Born Swingers

This band doesn’t just hearken back to the late ’60s British blues movement; it includes two seminal figures from that period, in Ten Years...

Black Joe Lewis

Fuzzy guitars, Stax horn arrangements, and a raw garage sound permeate Black Joe Lewis’ third studio album, serving up a provocative juxtaposition of garage-punk,...
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