Cover Photo by Andy Makely on Unsplash Audio is a critical component of good video production. Good audio can sometimes be elusive. You can get away with a so-so image and good audio, but bad audio will destroy your video production. If you’re trying to get a point across, being heard by your audience is…
The Soul of an Artist, Mike Tessier Interview – Part 2
With the time, effort, and passion he puts into these projects, it’s not only difficult to let go of his creations, which are very much like his babies, he also finds a challenge to put a price tag on the finished product. His is an iterative process where getting the project out of his head…
In the annals of rock and roll history, one name stands apart: Marshall amps. The brainchild of Jim Marshall and Ken Bran, and a couple of Bran’s HAM radio enthusiasts. Marshall amps are synonymous with rock and roll, and are considered the sound of rock, especially the 1959 Super Lead, often referred to as the…
More Guitar Face – Epiphone Sheraton II Review
In this video, our special guest, Kelly Coughlin, also known as Kelster Von Shredster of Gear Gas & Guitars gives us a great demonstration of his new Epiphone Sheraton II, 2013 edition. Along the way, we get a great taste of his superb rock and blues guitar player. It is such a delight to hear…
I love to play acoustic. I love the sound and the pinch on my fingertips as I press down on the heavy strings. I adore the smell of the wood and the vibrations against my chest. It’s a visceral feeling.
Music Store Magic and the Importance of Gear
Learning to play well is essential if you want to be a good guitar player (well, duh, that’s obvious) but that takes practice. But if you want to sound good, you have to invest a bit into your gear to assemble a rig that you’re going to be proud of, and that will help make…
Basic Bass Set-Up
Guitar maintenance is an important part of your guitar playing experience and is critical in helping you to maximize the benefits of your instrument. Learning basic maintenance for your guitar will make you more self-sufficient, which in turns saves money and makes owning a guitar more satisfying
Guitar Mastery Part 3, Interview with Darren Michael Boyd
This is the third part of my interview with Darren Michael Boyd. In this video we talk about guitars and their influence on tone and playing. We also talk about Darren’s practice routines. Darren also treats us to more of his masterful guitar playing.
The Reason Why They Came
Let’s face it, the average music fan isn’t coming to the show to see the bass player or the drummer. They are here for the lead singer, sometimes referred to as the frontman (or woman, apologies to the many phenomenal front-ladies of the music world, past and present). The lead singer is the face of…