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April 15 2014

Clean Water Nonprofit Partners with Taylor Guitars to Make Sweet Music

Logged Old-Growth Trees Reincarnated as Guitars to Provide Clean Water and Reforestation in Central America

April 15, 2014 - In an unprecedented part ...

» Taylor guitar from century-old Engelmann spruce

Posted by Robert Renman on April 15 2014
April 09 2014

Classic Amps EZmix Pack from Toontrack

Toontrack has announced the release of the Classic Amps EZmix Pack for EZmix 2.

The Classic Amps EZmix Pack presents 50 complete signal chain presets including amps, stomp boxes, speakers an ...

» Classic Amps EZmix Pack from Toontrack

Posted by Robert Renman on April 09 2014
March 11 2014

Epiphone Acoustic Guitar AJ-220S

If you are looking for a nice but inexpensive acoustic guitar, you will want to check out this beautiful guitar from Epiphone. Dressed in a beautiful finish, and feat ...

» Epiphone Acoustic Guitar AJ-220S

Posted by Robert Renman on March 11 2014
February 22 2014

New Jeff Beck Album

For much of Jeff Beck‘s career, recording has often appeared to take a lower priority than, say, working on vintage cars. However, he admits that his upcoming record — his first since 2010′s ‘Emotion & Commo ...

» New Jeff Beck Album

Posted by Robert Renman on February 22 2014
February 21 2014

Scuffham S-Gear Review

Using plugins and digital technology for guitar tone has been so-so for quite some time, in my opinion. I have used a variety of amp and effect packages from different vendors, and recently, I tried a product calle ...

» Scuffham S-Gear Review

Posted by Robert Renman on February 21 2014
January 28 2014

BIAS app - great iPad amp designer

BIAS is an amp modeler app for the iPad, or rather, an amp model designer. It gives you an enormous amount of options for tone and tweaking. BIAS is made by the same company (Positive Grid) t ...

» BIAS app - great iPad amp designer

Posted by Robert Renman on January 28 2014
December 18 2013

Badlands Guardian Face

This is pretty cool. I am only a few hours away from this amazing "face".

It looks like a face from a satellite's point of view. However, this formation in Alberta, Canada, is completely natural. It is ref ...

» Badlands Guardian Face

Posted by Robert Renman on December 18 2013
December 15 2013

Murilo Romano - Scream of Freedom Review

If you like progressive hard rock music with lots of skilled guitar playing, then you should check out this album.

I have listened to this album for a while now, and it rocks. There's onl ...

» Murilo Romano - Scream of Freedom Review

Posted by Robert Renman on December 15 2013
November 26 2013

Business in the City of Camrose

In this article, I will tell you a little bit about the city I live in, the City of Camrose. It's a great place to live and work - just the right size with all you need. There are actually two music stores ...

» Business in the City of Camrose

Posted by Robert Renman on November 26 2013
November 25 2013

Focusrite Forte - good USB audio interface

Currently $120.00 off!

The nuts and bolt of it: - the Forte is a very serious contender in a very com ...

» A good USB audio interface

Posted by Robert Renman on November 25 2013
October 30 2013

Rock Solid Guitar Stands Elite 6

Just wanted to mention to you that Rock Solid Guitar Stands have a new stand available now. It's called the Elite 6.

I have been enjoying my Classic 6 for years now. It's really nice. It's like th ...

» Rock Solid Guitar Stands Elite 6

Posted by Robert Renman on October 30 2013
September 13 2013

Onsong Chord chart manager

Onsong is an app for the iPad that I have heard a lot people talk about. It seems really useful, especially for performers and teachers. The following post was submitted to me by Benjamin Brown.

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» Onsong Chord chart manager

Posted by Robert Renman on September 13 2013
August 30 2013

Line 6 POD HD500x

The HD500x is an update to an already great product, the HD500. The HD500x is the HD500 with some nice improvements. Didn't like the switches ...

» HD500X - new Line 6 POD HD

Posted by Robert Renman on August 30 2013
July 24 2013

Guitar Footpedal to start & stop & rewind video playback

Now this is a great idea for those who use DVDs and online videos for learning guitar.

Perhaps you have run into this problem - in order to follow a video and p ...

» Guitar Foot pedal to start and stop video playback

Posted by Robert Renman on July 24 2013
July 22 2013

Prince Copyright Spat - I Won!

I am sure you know that Prince is the KING of DMCA takedown notices. Prince is notorious for his disdain for the Internet and for fans posting any photos, music or videos that have anything to do with him ...

» Prince Copyright Spat - I Won

Posted by Robert Renman on July 22 2013
June 18 2013

Reverb - Used Gear Marketplace

Just a heads up about a cool used and vintage gear website called Reverb. This is an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of used, vintage and handmade guitars and gear.

It's a really good ...

» Reverb - Used Gear Marketplace

Posted by Robert Renman on June 18 2013
May 16 2013

Vintage Amp Collection

If you think you have too many amps, you have to watch this video. Brent Ware has more amps than you do.

You can have a look at a 1968 Marshall Plexi that belonged to Jimi Hendrix, but now in a sad state! ...

» Vintage Amp Collection

Posted by Robert Renman on May 16 2013
April 29 2013

Epiphone Sorrento 50th Anniversary

The 50th Anniversary "1962" Sorrento E452TDN Outfit features a laminated maple top and body, a mahogany neck with a 1960s SlipTaper™ profile, a rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, 20 medium jumbo ...

» Epiphone Sorrento

Posted by Robert Renman on April 29 2013
April 23 2013

The best HD Camcorder 2013

What is the best camcorder in 2013? Let's have a look at a few different options in different price ranges. As always is the case, you get what pay for.

Prices have come down the last few years when it co ...

» Best HD Camcorder 2013

Posted by Robert Renman on April 23 2013
April 22 2013

Fast Track Solo - Audio Interface from Avid

What is Fast Track Solo? The Fast Track Solo from Avid is a new two-input, two-output USB 2.0 digital audio interface that ships with a light version of the industry standard ...

» Fast Track Solo Audio Interface

Posted by Robert Renman on April 22 2013
March 15 2013

Dolphinstreet + Steviesnacks Jamming!

During NAMM 2013, I met up with Anthony from Steviesnacks, and we had literally 3 minutes to jam. Anthony showed me the chord progression, my friend Michael took the video camera, and the following ...

» Dolphinstreet + Steviesnacks Jamming!

Posted by Robert Renman on March 15 2013
March 06 2013

Worried Life Blues

The Myra Marshall band live at the Rusty Spur in Camrose in March 2013. This is a real fun tune to play. Some rough spots here and there, but you know it's live, that happens.

The way we play this tune is insp ...

» Worried Life Blues

Posted by Robert Renman on March 06 2013
February 27 2013

Scott Henderson Interview 2013

I recently interviewed legendary guitar player Scott Henderson, and here below is the complete interview. Scott has been touring with the Super Group HBC for quite a while now, and they released their fir ...

» Scott Henderson Interview 2013

Posted by Robert Renman on February 27 2013
February 08 2013

The Best Pedalboard

If you have a few decent pedals, it makes good sense to take care of them and also to get them onto a proper pedal board.

A good pedalboard should be designed so that it's easy to attach pedals, and it shoul ...

» The Best Pedalboard

Posted by Robert Renman on February 08 2013
January 18 2013

Tube Screamer 30th Anniversary

So I have a confession to make. I have not had an Ibanez Tubescreamer ever. I've played for over 30 years, and used hundreds of guitar pedals, but I never did get an Ib ...

» Ibanez Tube Screamer 30th Anniversary

Posted by Robert Renman on January 18 2013
January 15 2013

Tascam iM2X - X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone Attachment

The Tascam iM2X - X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone Attachment for iOS Devices connects to morph your iPad, iPhone or iPod into a high-quality digital recorder. The iM2X records at 16- ...

» Tascam iM2X - X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone Attachment

Posted by Robert Renman on January 15 2013
December 05 2012

DiMarzio Steve Lukather Pickups

DIMARZIO TO RELEASE STEVE LUKATHER TRANSITION™ PICKUPS

Staten Island, N.Y., December 4, 2012 – DiMarzio, Inc. is thrilled to welcome legendary TOTO guitarist, solo artist, and ...

» DiMarzio Steve Lukather Pickups

Posted by Robert Renman on December 05 2012
November 24 2012

Tohpati Bertiga: Riot

I have been listening to a guitarist who is one of the very finest guitarists in the Indonesia area. Man, this boy can play! He just shreds in a fusion-jazz-prog kind of way, and he's got great tone and the music ...

» Tohpati Bertiga: Riot

Posted by Robert Renman on November 24 2012
November 23 2012

Black Friday Shopping

The day shopping goes crazy? I think so. By the way, did you know why it's called Black Friday? The name originated in Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and v ...

» Black Friday Shopping

Posted by Robert Renman on November 23 2012
October 26 2012

Esteban plays Bar Blues 1

I am always excited to hear my students perform material from my lessons. It's very rewarding to me, and I'm very thankful for anyone who sends me clips of themselves playing something they learned from me.

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» Esteban plays Bar Blues 1

Posted by Robert Renman on October 26 2012




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