Ok, so GearFest is over and done. I’m back home and thoroughly ready to sleep in my own bed for a night, but before that how about a dose of immediate thoughts? Firstly. What a blast. There was a lot going on and unfortunately I didn’t get to see everything that I wanted to see, but what I did see made it a worthwhile trip.Read More
When it comes to guitar playing, the issue has always been, “Why haven’t they made a guitar stand that’s also a seat?” Well, your prayers have been answered. Straight out of Rancho Santa Margarita, California, it’s the AxSys 1.0 AxSys 1.0.
Made by the new school innovators at Iconic Metal, (www.iconicmetal.com) the AxSys 1.0 is both a stand for your guitar and a seat for your bottom.
I’m sure as a guitar player you’ve got your certain brand and make of strings that are a select choice for your guitar. Mine were DR’s, until I began playing out regularly. After about two to three shows, I’d always end up with a broken string. If I somehow got lucky, the strings were dead anyhow, and I had to pop on a new set. I battled this dilemma until a friend told me about the Ernie Ball 3123 Coated strings.Read More
Read Time 2 Minutes“I’m Gonna Fix You Good…” – Tools You Should Have At Home. In the last article we looked at tools you should take with you on a gig – this time we’ll take a look at things that you wouldn’t necessarily take to your regular Friday night gig at the local pub, […]Read More
Read Time 2 Minutes “Let’s Get Tooled Up!” – Tools You Should Have In Your Gig Bag. In the last article I gave you a list of spares you should probably have in your bag. In the next couple of articles we’re talking tools! Since I started playing in bands, I’ve been accumulating tools in […]Read More
Read Time 3 Minutes..Or “AAAAHHHH!! My Guitar’s Stopped Working!” Part One: Spares. We’ve all been there. You’re half way through a song, about to lift your foot to the monitor for your big solo, you tip your head back so the onstage fan blows your hair back like you’re in a wind tunnel, and all of […]Read More