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  • Show Me the Picture

    Here’s an interesting article from the BBC News site about photographer, Jim Marshall who during the sixties became one of the most trusted artist photographers, immersing himself in the music scene and…

  • Dweezil Zappa Hot Rats

    I went to see Dweezil Zappa on Sunday at the New Theatre Oxford. His band played the full Hot Rats album, which his father, Frank created 50 years ago. In the second…

  • Genre Guitar

    I was contacted by the editor at Jen Reviews who had been researching an article they were writing on the best guitars for each genre of music…with the usual caveats. It’s a…

  • Brad Paisley World Tour

    Journeyed to the O2 at the weekend to see Brad Paisley in concert – a great country musician, who always manages to mix together classic country ingredients with a very healthy dose…

  • Dweezil’s 2 String Pentatonic

    In this quick video lesson via Guitar World with Dweezil Zappa, he shows a neat trick to play the familiar Pentatonic pattern around the fretboard by looking at it as three sets…

  • Fuzzy Logic with Denis Cornell

    Here’s a recent short interview from Guitarist magazine, talking with Denis Cornell – link to the full article here. One of these Fuzz Face beauties from 1981 will be up on the…

  • Never Going Back Again

    I’ve been learning to play Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac as an exercise in learning some travis-picking. Great song from the amazing guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham. Sounds like a simple song…

  • Unspoken Expression

    “The guitar is basically a vehicle to be able to express feelings of anxiety, feelings of anger, feelings of passion, feelings of love, feelings of excitement, feelings of violence, feelings of sex…all…

  • Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

    Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums Great question…my personal additions would be Paris, Texas and Tom Petty’s Wildflowers – different beasts, but epic and intimate productions.

  • The Prodigal Son

    The amazing Ry Cooder with great title track from forthcoming album, The Prodigal Son. Enjoy… (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)