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Spinal Tap and Annette O’Toole: Goodness

This evening, I watched (again) one of my favorites: Spinal Tap.  It just never gets old. A new angle (or viewpoint) this time around is that I’m playing the guitar now (acoustic & electric) so I “got” all the guitar jokes and cliches more directly.  Laughed my head off that much more. Afterwards I was […]

Rush: Musicians, First Class

Rush … is Rush. I wanted a YYZ bookmark in memory space…

Sound City Trifecta

If you’re a lover of music, a history buff, or an engineer (or on some sort of blended journey of these) do yourself a favor and go view Dave Grohl’s Sound City. I promise you won’t regret it. There are several themes in this loose but passionate documentary: the story of Sound City Studios, the […]

Hacking Travel Guitars

I travel a lot and have been thinking about what would be the least cumbersome and most economical means to have a guitar on the road.  I’d like to avoid awkward carry-on dancing and TSA x-ray machine jitterbugging: ideally I’d get a guitar that conceivably could fit snugly in a large suit case.  There are […]

The Joy of Homemade Guitars

This little movie has a nice feel: