I don’t mean to brag but, this article content is awesome and will possibly have more damn pictures than words. Every time I think I have the coolest photos of Ellie Lahey’s work in here, I find, or she posts more that I switch out. A couple years back I was obsessed with a particular … Continue reading Ellie Monster – A cut above the rest.
Ink19.com just posted my review of the Greyhounds – Cheyenne Valley Drive. If you dig the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Doyle Bramhall II, J.J. Grey and the Mofro, or anything in general coming out of Austin, TX or the Swamps of Florida, buy this album or see these guys live.
I have been following Angelo Santelli’s career for a while and while he may not be on your radar yet, he should be. In the simplest terms possible, you can put his slide talent snugly between Duane Allman and Derek Trucks. It would be a gross understatement to box him into that category but, it … Continue reading Angelo Santelli
When I was growing up back in the 80’s, a BMX bike was what every boy in my neighborhood wanted . Every movie and TV show worth it’s salt had a cool BMX kid who could do the jumps and come to a sliding stop at just the right spot. Hard as I tried, actual … Continue reading All things Aiden – The next generation of BMX racer.
I have been doing a ton of writing but not a ton of posting…yet. I have about 5 different articles in the works and will have them up here very soon. In between working on my own passions, Iv’e started writing album reviews for a site that does a number of reviews, Ink19.com I just … Continue reading Album Reviews for Ink19.com
In my ever expanding hunt for all things Allman Brothers related, I purchased a Carter Tomassi print a year or so ago and mentioned that I would love to interview him about his photographs. He was wonderfully accommodating throughout the purchase and said that he’d be more than happy to answer any questions I had. … Continue reading Through the lens of Carter Tomassi
Hopefully, the previous 2 posts have given you some confidence and you are starting to strum a little and make some organized noise. If you’ve hit those exercises, your fingers will go where you want and form some cool chords. If you’ve practiced the CAGED system, hopefully you’re hitting chords in different places on the … Continue reading Who wants to start playing guitar 3
So now you have purchased a guitar. Maybe you picked up a tuner and some guitar picks but, what do you do now? Well, now comes the fun and probably most frustrating part of it. It’s time to get to work and learn the craft. When I started learning to play, it was during the … Continue reading Who wants to start playing guitar, Part 2.
I’ve had 2 different friends ask me lately about guitar playing and thought I’d put together some simple thoughts that I wish I’d known when I started. I’ve been playing since I was in my early teens and am 43 now. That doesn’t mean I’m any good but, I’ve been a constant student along the … Continue reading Who wants to start playing guitar?
Along with the Podcast that I’m doing with my buddy Rod, I will also throw in some album reviews from some of my favorites over the years. This entire album is as ingrained in my musical vocabulary as “Free Bird” or “Don’t Stop Believing” is for the casual radio hits listener. It’s backed by an … Continue reading “You Gotta Sin…”