Music Around The Web 03-28-2014

USPS Issues a postage stamp featuring Jimi Hendrix
Now if I just had a reason to send snail-mail….

Fretboard Journal Live: David Grier
Damn! David is one of the best flatpickers ever. I’ve gotta find some transcriptions to study

Premiere Guitar Rig Rundown with Robben Ford
Just have the most incredible amp ever and a couple of fantastic vintage guitars and…voilà!

Ace Frehley to Release New Solo Project “Space Invader” in June
I have to admit, the 8-year-old in me is pretty excited for this!

Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting
I have been wondering about this myself lately…

Explaining Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” Using Music Theory
…and this is the first response to the above article.

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself
Not musical, but a good reminder for all of us before we get back to creating, learning, and teaching.

Music Around The Web 03-17-2014


Wow. It’s been a while, but it’s time to resurrect this blog with a new “Music Around The Web” post. Here. We. Go.

Mike Stern creates his “Mike Stern Delay” TonePrint
Mike is one of my top 10 favorite players. It will be fun to try out his settings!

Nile Rodgers The Hitmaker BBC Documentary
I didn’t realize just how important Nile Rodgers was to the past 40 years of pop music.

Fretboard Journal Live: Guitarist Pete Huttlinger
Another one of my favorite players and an amazingly resilient individual.

Myrtill Micheller “Je Dis Non”
Just randomly found this fantastic performance!

Custom headstock Water-Slide Decals
I’m working on a partscaster right now. I hope to top it off with one of these.

Tom Brosseau Plays “I Love to Play Guitar”
I just discovered Tom’s unique songwriting and guitar playing.

Music Around the Web 02-22-13

Kickstarter: The Psylodelic Gallery at Fur Peace Ranch
Help fund this new venture at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch.

Earth Blues by Jimi Hendrix
A sneak peek at the previously unreleased Hendrix album that drops in March.

Jazz Boot Experiment
Bootlegs of jazz concerts. Glad to see this site getting updated regularly again.

Brian Setzer Guitar Lesson
I just LOVE the Dave Edmunds lick in example 6!

Eric Johnson “Cliffs of Dover” Live 2006
Rare footage of EJ playing a Gibson SG on his trademark tune.

Jim Nova’s Trombone Ensemble Arrangements
I know this is a guitar site but these are way too good to overlook.

iTunes 11’s Mysterious Cloud Icon Explained
I’ve been wondering about that.

Phil Hansen: The Art of the Imperfect
Embrace your limitations and fuel creativity. Watch below: