Instruments

Source Audio SoundBlox 2 Multiwave Distortion Pedal Review

Source Audio SoundBlox 2 Multiwave Distortion Pedal  – $169 PROS: Good selection of distortions, flexible controls. CONS: None. Multi mode programmable effects have been known to be tricky to work with; menus, parameters, patches and banks can make things tough. Source Audio has brought all the plusses of programmable distortion with the simplicity of a […]Read More »

D&A Starfish Guitar Stands Review

D&A Starfish Guitar Stands – $55-70 PROS: Rock solid, won’t damage a nitro finish, easy to adjust, works with basses. CONS: None.   The new Starfish+ guitar stand (named for its five legs) from D&A delivers exactly what it promises: a rock-solid stand for your prized instrument, one that’s made to withstand the kicks, bumps […]Read More »

MY FAVORITE DRUMS with Bram Bessoff

Bram Bessoff (pictured on the left) started his career as drummer for long-time touring and successful indie band Soup. Now off the road, he speaks at conferences nationwide and helps artists get the most out of their live show and #makeitcount with live music production and sales reporting to Soundscan and Billboard. MAKE & MODEL […]Read More »

VINTAGE GUITAR FLASHBACK: 1966 Epiphone Wilshire

Classic Solidbody Played by Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Springsteen BACKGROUND Designed as a low-cost alternative to the higher-end model, the Crestwood, it was produced from 1959-1970. WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE Boasting two P90 pickups it is praised as “perfect for old-school rock” – it has an almost acoustic quality for resonance and sustain. It’s super […]Read More »

MY FAVORITE AXE: 2014 DiDomenico Guitars Custom Acoustic with Sarah Blacker

‘Female Performer of the Year’ in the New England Music Awards (2012), Boston-bred and based Sarah Blacker plays ukulele, guitar and sings a unique version of singer/songwriter pop called “Sundress Rock.”  Her music has been placed on MTV as well as in Subaru and Align CreditUnion TV commercials. MAKE & MODEL 2014 DiDomenico Guitars custom […]Read More »

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