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Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

GuitarRising by jakeparks I recently stumbled upon a site promoting a new game targeting guitar players which makes Guitar Hero look like…well child’s play. The game is titled Guitar Rising (www.guitarrising.com). Rather than the simplified 5 button interface of Guitar Hero, Guitar Risi... [More]

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

Studio Devil British Valve Custom http://www.studiodevil.com/ The British Valve Custom began with founder and lead DSP engineer Marc Gallo painstakingly measuring and digitally mimicking a 12AX7A triode based preamp circuit (the basis of the legendary JCM800 and countless other tube amps). The resul... [More]

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

So you and your band just finished you first gig playing to a whooping crowd of your girlfriend, the drummer’s mom, your neighbor, and a couple drunk dudes passed out in the back of the club. Bummer! I’ve been there and it can be tough. You can practice until your fingers bleed, but it w... [More]

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Friday, August 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

I firmly believe we are in a golden age of quality and affordable guitars which are a direct result of off shoring manufacturing to China and South East Asia. However, there is a grotesque underbelly to this otherwise beautiful beast. The internet continues to shrink the world and it is now easier t... [More]

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Thursday, July 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

Yellow Tools is a German based company which is most famous for it’s Culture percussion instrument which can be heard on numerous movie soundtracks (Spiderman 2, Man on Fire) and televisions programs (24). Their products run the gamut of virtual instruments at pretty much every price point&hel... [More]

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Thursday, July 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

Times are tough; the price of gas and food is rising at such a rate that your gear fund is taking a hit and you’ve got major G.A.S (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)! What’s a Frugal Guitarist to do? While I can’t give you any tips to beat the market or tricks to win the lottery, I can pr... [More]

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Monday, June 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

  You’ve got a big gig at the end of the month and the band has upped practice to twice a week. After all, being prepared is a key step in success. However, being truly ready for the gig also means being prepared for the multitude of things that can go wrong. The show must go on right? He... [More]