Mike Bloomfield’s Telecaster

Mike Bloomfield's Telecaster is an iconic instrument of the 60s. He used it on Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited album as well as the first Paul Butterfield Blues Band album, which is one of my favorite blues albums from the 60s. Legendary guitar technician Dan Erlewine recently had a chance to take the guitar apart and check it out. It's unfortunate that it has been so … [Read more...]

Robben Ford “Into the Sun”


Robben Ford has announced a new album titled Into the Sun that will be released on March 31. Into The Sun, which follows last year’s critically acclaimed A Day In Nashville and 2013’s Bringing It Back Home, explores the breadth of Ford’s sophisticated, visionary writing and playing, creating a new chapter in his brilliant musical history. The album features a coterie of … [Read more...]

Wampler Pedals Plexi-Drive Deluxe

Wampler Pedals unveiled the Plexi-Drive Deluxe at this year's NAMM show, and the pedal is being officially released this week on February 27. This new pedal is an updated version of Wampler's Plexi-Drive and features a three-band EQ and a foot-switchable Tubescreamer-type boost circuit. Also added is a bright switch for customizing the tone for your specific amplifier. Here … [Read more...]

Joe Bonamassa – Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks


Joe Bonamassa recently embarked on a short tour he called "Muddy Wolf" that culminated in a performance in front of 9,000 people at Colorado's Red Rocks amphitheater. As the name implies, the tour paid tribute to Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. The Red Rocks performance was filmed as is being released as an album and DVD on March 24: The exclusive concert experience … [Read more...]

Learning Guitar Now – All Access Pass

John Tuggle, founder and teacher at Learning Guitar Now, has a number of really good blues guitar lessons on his site. In particular, he has some great slide guitar lessons as well as Allman Brothers-style lessons. Up until recently, the only way to get John's premium lessons was to purchase a download or a DVD of the lesson. However, John has recently added an All Access … [Read more...]