2015 was one hell of a year for music. I think any one of my top 10 could be number ONE for me, it would just depend on the day you ask me. I fear that 2016 will suffer due to how many incredible albums all came out in 2015. This is my 4th year […]
David Cutler, the author of the book, The Savvy Music Teacher, reached out to me in 2014. He was collecting stories of music teachers who carve their niche in the world of music education, and wanted to add mine to his book. There are a lot of cool stories, and good ideas on how creative people find careers […]
The guys at Old Blood Noise asked to me give their recent HAUNT fuzz a go. It is an absolutely insane, versatile, mean fuzz option to have in the arsenal. I love it, and have used it weekly in the studio since hearing it. Check it out here: Guitar Demo Bass Demo
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!!!
The Mike Ditka of Guitar Teachers
the ELVi, 24 Frames