NPR ran an excellent retrospective on Les Paul's life today including an interview with him from 1992. For any unfamiliar with the tremendously inspirational story of Les Paul, you owe it to yourself to give this a listen.
Legendary guitarist Les Paul passed away today due to complications from pneumonia at the age of 94. While most well known for the signature Gibson guitar which bears his name and being one of the early contributors to the design of solid body guitars, Les Paul was also instrumental in the developme... [More]
To promote their new line of Joe Satriani signature pedals, VOXamps.com has uploaded five exclusive tracks of Satriani using the new Satchurator, Big Bad Wah and Time Machine Delay effects pedals. Drop by VOXamps.com to check them out!
Jazz guitar virtuoso Pat Metheny was born on August 12, 1954.
Sunday was one of those challenging days. The battery in my car (Hyundai Elantra) died. I've changed batteries many times before so I grabbed my tools and popped the hood. As I was trying to remove the battery, I realized I was missing my 12 mm head for my ratchet. Doh! It was already six o'... [More]
Ladies and Gents,
Sorry for the down time over the weekend! In the grand scheme of things, I'm still relatively new at being a webmaster and at times troubleshooting can be difficult when problems arise. Anyway, we're back up and running.
Stumbled upon a great site while surfing the web recently for all DIY enthusiasts called instructables.com. The site's concept is user submitted step by step instructions to doe...well...anything. Searching for guitar related topics a couple of real interesting pages were returned including maki... [More]