Brian of SmallSound/BigSound and Cymbals Eat Guitars makes some terrific & weird fuzzes. His Team Awesome can live comfortably on both bass and guitar pedal boards. Guitar Demo Bass Demo
One of the few gear regrets I have was selling my Bogner Uberschall v1 amp. When I had the chance to grab their recent pedal version, I couldn’t resist. Check it out! Watch it On YouTube!
My old band OVERTONE will be getting back for a one night only performance! APRIL 11th 7pm at the Oasis in Grayslake! This is part of an incredible 3 day fundraiser, dubbed OASIS FEST! Check the link for more details!
I threw a few (Christmas) videos together when students cancelled their lessons this week. There are a ton of classic renditions of these tunes, so I took a few liberties to make them different. Enjoy.
It’s that time of year again! My favorite musical releases of 2014. There were a lot of solid releases this year, with only a few real standouts to me. Not to say that there weren’t a ton of fun albums, it’s more of the amount of solid albums almost created a bit of a logjam. […]
My friends at Fuzzrocious have been making some insane pedals lately. I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to document this…. Check out a few fun demos here:
On Tuesday 11/18/14, I’ll be hosting a chat with Sam from Chevelle at The Oasis in Grayslake. This is part of the School of Hard Rocks Monthly Music Meetings. We’re going to be talking about the music industry, recording, touring, and other fun stuff! For more details on the event, check out the page, HERE!!!
I was fortunate enough to sponsor an event at the Grayslake Oasis Youth Center which was a hall of famer for me. I was fortunate enough to share the stage with a group of long term students, as well as perhaps my all time favorite band. If you’ve followed me for any time, you’ve likely […]
Long time student Jared Wright has released his new math-rock instrumental record, recorded here! I don’t know what I like more, the shredding riffage, or the Game of Thrones puns! Check out WEYE’S CASTERLYROCK! HERE!
Justen Hamilton, a decade long student, spent the majority of the spring recording this terrific alt-folk record. He spent a lot of time writing, arranging, and really controlling all aspects of this release. It was really impressive to see someone so on top of their game. Fans of Bright Eyes, Cursive, Tim Casher, Regina Spektor, […]
The Mike Ditka of Guitar Teachers
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