This is a collection of links I’ve found interesting over the past week or so.
Oliver Sacks on Earworms, Stevie Wonder and the View from Mescaline Mountain – Interview with Oliver Sacks about his new book Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (via TDS)
Album art gets short shrift in digital marketplace – I remember pouring over my parents albums as a child marveling at the art that they contained. Is the age of cool album art dead? I hope not (via TDS)
String Theories – Acoustic guitar recording advice from Tommy Emmanuel, John Etheridge, and more
Guitar Modded Into an iPod Dock – New use for an old guitar?
Video: Steve Vai Can’t Play Guitar – Funny satire combining video of Steve Vai and bad guitar playing
Sheet Music From Hell – Wow
Scharpach Classical Concert Guitar – Interesting new design for classical guitars (via Guitar Noize)
Humility separates the guitar boys from the guitar men – More sage advice from IG
Sometimes you just need to take a break… – Goofydawg discusses why taking a break from guitar playing can be helpful
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