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Editorial & Misc »

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

As a performer, I understand taking artistic license with songs, even to the point of completely rearranging and reinventing a song. I typically don't follow the "sacred" song doctrine as there have been quite a few cases in which a cover of a tune has been significantly better than the original. Ji... [More]

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Monday, April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

There's few if any artists who have had an impact as profound as the Beatles on modern music. I'm not sure if another band has had more covers of their music recorded which have become pop hits in their own right. As such, I thought I'd compile a list of five Beatles tribute ablums which pay respect... [More]

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Friends, Romans, Guitarists, and Gear junkies - lend me your ears... or should I say lend me you "time" while you read this. Hi everyone, this is Adrian Webb back again for a second installment of my buying gear guide. To recap Part One in a nut shell (you can check it out here), I offer and review ... [More]

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Reviews, Digitech »

Friday, March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

For those who've followed FrugalGuitarist.com for a while, it should be no surprise that I'm a fan of Digitech gear. I've owned a piece of their gear for just about as long as I've been playing guitar as they are one of those companies which always offers a great balance of professional features at ... [More]

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Monday, February 27, 2012 | 1 Comments

It All Started with a Partscaster ... Recently I got into my head to build a partscaster, and since I had two telecasters, I decided that I needed some Stratty goodness in my life. I got a crash course in the art of shopping for pickups, a world of hype marketing, arcane vintage mojo like fiberboard... [More]

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Editorial & Misc »

Monday, February 20, 2012 | 5 Comments

If there's any indication this has been a mild Texas winter, I had to mow the yard last weekend. My typical yard work routine is to punch up one of my custom Pandora stations and get to it...this week's artist: Eric Johnson. Around four or five songs into the station stream, Stevie Ray Vaughn came o... [More]

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

I typically can't stand hearing DLR speak for more than 30 seconds, but this is a very cool story behind the myth and insight into what it takes to put on a big touring show. [vph:36615187:Van Halen and Brown M&Ms]