This is a collection of links Iā€™ve found interesting over the past week or so.

Artist News

Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock – New album from Joe Satriani due out on April 1, 2008, with one of the weirdest album names I’ve ever heard

Vox and Joe Satriani Join Forces on Effects Line – Speaking of Satriani, he has joined forces with guitar and amp maker Vox to create new effects pedals (via

Guitar Tips

99 Ways to Play Better – 99 tips from guitar players on how to play better. Some great advice (via Mad Stratter)

Master That Riff! 31: Metallica – Master of Puppets – Learn to play one of the riffs that made me want to play guitar

Music Business

Music lessons – Internet marketer Seth Godin details things that you can learn from the music business. Some pretty interesting analysis

Free the Music – has announced that you can now play full-length tracks and entire albums from the major labels for free on their Web site (via Daring Fireball)

Music Producer Steve Albini explains his studio and the record business – 37 Signals discusses information about Albini’s studio, as well as essays about the music business

How is the music business like a shopping cart? – IG wonders what music might be like if the music business started paying attention to music instead of the medium it’s delivered in

Don’t miss lessons Radiohead, Trent Reznor offer – CNET states that the attempts by Radiohead and Trent Reznor to innovate and pull the music industry forward indicate that the music business is probably better left to businessman. I disagree…it’s those “businessmen” that have caused many of the problems that the industry is currently facing (via TDS)

General Music

Tom Petty’s Los Angeles – Map and information about how L.A. is represented in Tom Petty’s songs and history (via Taylor)


  1. says

    Yes, good links, I have seen most of them and they all give good information. It is good that all blogs related to guitars and music stick together and make a community.

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