Capo Touch

Capo is my favorite music slow downer application, and developer Chris Liscio has released a new version of the app for both Mac and iOS. If you're not familiar with this type of app, it allows you to slow down music from your iTunes library without changing pitch, which is very helpful when trying to learn a song. What I like about Capo is its clean, beautiful design and … [Read more...]

Summer NAMM 2014: Hogjim Pik Tik Guitar Pick Holder

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One of the interesting new products I saw at Summer NAMM this past week was a product by Hogjim called the Pik Tik: Hogjim’s Pik Tik is a patented pick holder that allows a guitarist to seamlessly transition between fingerpicking and strumming.   The Pik Tik adheres to the guitar pick guard by suction, allowing a pick to be held perpendicular to the guitar’s surface.  … [Read more...]

Joe Bonamassa “Different Shades of Blue”

Joe Bonamassa has released details about his upcoming album, which is titled Different Shades of Blue, and he has also released the first video for the album: The album will be released on September 23 and will feature all original material: "It's been a while since I've been involved in the writing on an entire album. So I decided I wanted to make a completely original … [Read more...]

Wampler Pedals Podcast

Last month, Wampler Pedals introduced a podcast titled Chasing Tone. The podcast features Wampler employees Travis and Max along with founder Brian Wampler discussing pedals and guitar tone in general. There are currently four episodes. Episode 1 covers overdrive, distortion and fuzz. Episode 2 covers pedal order and effects loops. Episode 3 covers true bypass vs buffered … [Read more...]

Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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This past month, the Grammy Museum unveiled an exhibit honoring Stevie Ray Vaughan titled Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Jimmie Vaughan curated the exhibit: “I'm excited to partner with The GRAMMY Museum to honor my brother and his music,” said Jimmie Vaughan. “I know Stevie’s many fans will enjoy this exhibit, as many of his personal, … [Read more...]