Review: Music Nomad Premium Work Station

If any of you Guitarists out there are looking for a work station, I just picked this one up from Musician's Friend, and it's absolutely the most fantastic I've ever used. A super-high quality product manufactured by Music Nomad, it accommodates everything from basses to violins via a freely positionable neck support which can be … Continue reading Review: Music Nomad Premium Work Station

Drum Enhancement In Mixes Using the REAPER DAW

I had previously made a post on the subject of recorded sound replacement, which covered only one, pretty limited technique for drums using a Gate capable of MIDI output along with a VST instrument (i.e., a complete drum kit). Although that method can be used with just about any DAW out there, the one I'm about to … Continue reading Drum Enhancement In Mixes Using the REAPER DAW

The Return Of Living Colour!

One excellent, very underrated band has returned, and is now on tour for the first time in forever. Best of all, Corey Glover is back with them on vocals to boot! You may have heard the song that broke Living Colour into the music mainstream, called "Cult Of Personality". Even if you've heard it before, it's definitely worth another listen. What … Continue reading The Return Of Living Colour!

Introducing Mike Milan Dedic

So, this dude I've never heard of contacts me through Facebook Messenger out of the clear blue sky and asks if I would mind posting his latest video here, entitled "Launch (Re-launch)". It blew me out of my shoes. If you like Instrumental Rock, you're going to love this. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Mike Milan … Continue reading Introducing Mike Milan Dedic

New Video: The “F-Word”

WARNING: Contains explicit language, so be sure to listen on headphones if there's anyone nearby that may be offended. The hilarious audio contained within this video is an Internet classic, and has been floating around for well over 10 years. I thought it would be a bit of fun to resurrect it in the form … Continue reading New Video: The “F-Word”

New Elmo Karjalainen Videos

Elmo has cranked out four new videos this week, all brilliantly done, as always. I just had to share them here with you (with Elmo's permission, of course). Thank you Elmo, my good friend and fellow loony! Insane Guitar Solo? (feat. a MITTEN) Boss JB-2 Angry Driver Review (their first collaboration) The Best Guitar Tutorial … Continue reading New Elmo Karjalainen Videos

RIP: “The Queen Of Soul”

Such a huge loss. Aretha Franklin was definitely one of shining icons of the music world, if not the brightest star when it comes to female vocalists, ever. This, from Wikipedia: "Franklin recorded 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries and 20 number-one R&B … Continue reading RIP: “The Queen Of Soul”