17 Feb 19

Just announced, Dearly Beloved, Prince is coming to MoPOP

07 Feb 19

Los madrileños The Blackjaw están de celebración. Este año llegarán a la década de existencia desde que echaron a andar. Diez años en los que a base de mucho esfuerzo han conseguido posicionarse como una de las bandas de referencia del punk rock dentro de nuestro underground. 2019 será un curso muy especial y lleno […]

30 Jan 19
Indigo Monsoon

For me it’s far easier to talk about gear than my actual songwriting, which I plan to do. But for now let’s wax lyrical. I have a range of amps to choose from for this album. A Vox Night Train 50H, a Hiwatt Hi Gain 50, A Valvetone Drifter 44 (Fender style amp) and an […]

30 Jan 19
Indigo Monsoon

So a little change of plan. No longer intending to do an EP then album, because I’ve decided to take the best tracks and combine to a single album. Of the 33 tracks written I’ve selected 11. Runtime is around 52 minutes. So the decided on tracks are: Beigeish Solid Body Summer Hare Satin Brick […]

29 Jan 19
Local Spins

On this weekend’s anniversary of “the day the music died,” West Michigan’s rockabilly queen will fire up Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo with influential, vintage rock gems from Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper. Read about the upcoming show, check out some classic videos.

28 Jan 19
Local Spins

This week’s concert docket also features The Crane Wives, Josh Powell, Max Lockwood, Ty Zhang, Dan Rickabus, Mike Stud, How to Live Together, Bermudas and a pair of special tribute shows. Plus, win tickets to see Lindsay Beaver and Hank Mowery at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill.

04 Jan 19

A selection of vintage tubes If the transformers are the heart of your amp and the preamp is the brain, then the soul must be the tubes. But the thing is, there are so many tubes available, how can we discern the differences? This schematic representation shows the basic structure of a tube. So what […]

02 Jan 19

Published Sep 24, 2015 by Jamie Wolfert The word “preamp” can meet a lot of different things, depending on the context. Audio engineers tend to think of a preamp as a device for powering a microphone and/or amplifying its signal prior to recording, while audiophiles think of a preamp as the thing that comes before […]

23 Dec 18
No Treble

We covered a ton of bass gear this year, including plenty of amps. Here is the list of top 10 reader favorites for 2018.

22 Nov 18

My thoughts on Legally Blonde The Musical and its guitar book, my experiences playing it and a rundown of the equipment I used…

04 Nov 18

Hiwatt DR103 100W vahvistin vm 1975

Myyn vanhan sotaratsun jonka olen omistanut ajan hämäristä viime vuosituhannen puolelta. Tällä hetkellä kaksi EL34 kiinni koneessa, tarvittaessa lisään puuttuvan parin.

26 Oct 18
Last Rites

Popular demand is not a phrase that should ever be used to describe internet content. At best, your website has a healthy two dozen actual regulars. The rest just wander through and have next to no opinions on your content. So to suggest this article is due to popular demand is false. It is due […]

15 Oct 18
Music Madness Magazine

Candlebox, the multi-platinum Seattle-based rock band rolls into Cape Coral this Saturday along with Indie rocker Pete RG at the Nevermind Bar as part of the group’s 25th anniversary tour. Pete RG has kicked off a U.S. and U.K. tour to support its first single “Watching The River Go By” off the bands upcoming album […]

03 Oct 18
The Fat Angel Sings

The 1970-72 “Lifehouse”-era of post-“Tommy” and pre-“Quadrophenia” Who yielded a prolific amount of single-only tracks, but the one that stands out every time is the B-side to “Join Together” called “Baby Don’t You Do It.” It was the sole live recording of the series as well as being far and away the most abandoned, passionate […]

03 Oct 18
The Tone King | TheToneKing.com

The Aclam Cinnamon Drive overdrive pedal, handmade in Barcelona, Spain, is a true hearkening back to those days of coily cords, big bell bottoms, and vinyl records.

01 Oct 18
Trance Mission

Stradlin & Rick Richards Unleash the Hounds By James Rotondi; May 1993 Guitar Player   In my book, Izzy Stradlin was the coolest guy in Guns N’ Roses. Sure, the other members may have come off as brooding, self-destructive rock and roll rebels, but only Izzy truly understood the mythic cool. It was in the way […]

20 Aug 18

MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT Sexy Sucker (1997 US Red Ant 4-track promotional 12 RED vinyl single featuring Thrust Mix [Lewis & Rich] Suck It Mix [Buzz McCoy] Long & Hard Mix [Bliss] & Carnal Gnarlege Mix [Hiwatt Marshall & Don Gordon] custom stickered sleeve PROR5-1) 1. Sexy Sucker – Thrust Mix (Lewis […]