The tables have been turned. I’m the one being interviewed this time around! My old friend Nick Vombrack (Dr. Manhattan) is the host of a terrific music/musician podcast called The Record Podcast. He’ll be hosting a live podcast which is raising money for The Oasis, and was kind enough to invite me to chat for […]
So, You’ve navigated to my page looking for some help with music instruction. But why me over your local mom & pop store? Let’s look at a few reasons! Flexible Cancellation Policy. There is no middle man. If you can’t attend, shoot a quick text or email, and we’ll get a makeup lesson scheduled ASAP. No […]
Mammoth Machine Holy Fuzz Green Carrot Pedals – Infatuator Arc Effects – Shepherd [guitar] Arc Effects – Shepherd [bass]
We’ve had some time lately, so we’ve done a few Cover Song parties! Jawbox “Savory Just one of my favorite indie rock tunes! Yes “Love Will Find A Way” Not really a birthday song, but an obligatory cover for a tribute compilation. Alice In Chains “Would” This one was for Cesar’s birthday! These are always […]
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!
The Mike Ditka of Guitar Teachers
the ELVi, 24 Frames