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Music Spotlight: Sales

  Maybe it was the long winter here in the Northwest, or maybe it just is...  The Orlando based indie rock group, Sales, have really kept our attention.  If we had to describe this 3 piece in a few words it would be: Simple, Chill and Interesting.   When listening to them you might find yourself day dreaming more than usual...  You will know what we mean.  If you are looking for something to fill your quiet time, be sure to check these tracks out: "Getting it on", "Ivy" or "Thurs 6-25"...  Enjoy! Listen Now    

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Need Gear Demos? Gear-Talk.Com

A couple weeks I did a post for my fellow gear nerds in search of a good podcast. Now we must move onto gear reviews/demos. This is arguably the most important resource an artist needs. Look no further: www.gear-talk.com If you are like me, you often spend hours researching your next guitar, pedals, amp, or hey, even the best guitar straps! Lance Seymour of Gear Talk has created a place for musicians, which provides a one-stop shop to all your needs. Unlike many of the gear “reviewers” out there, Lance is a no BS guy. The days of trying to cut through a windbag reviewers video in order to get what you need are over. Just straightforward demos of the...

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Tube or Solid-State?

Tube or Solid-State? What is the difference between the two? Which guitar amp is best for you? Depends! Let’s start with tube. This type of technology has been around since before World War 11 and has existed in many forms outside of guitar amps. They were used in things like radios, telephones and even early televisions. Nonetheless, lets stick to their performance in guitar amps. Generally, tube amps are more responsive than what you will get in solid-state. They react much quicker and capture all your tone in a very smooth and warm manner. Why? The route in which they generate sound is cleaner. As a result of this you will get more “sound” at a lower wattage out of a...

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