Articles by : Matt Blackett

June 29, 2017 - 10:41AM

Fans of music man guitars, Dream Theater maestro John Petrucci, expert craftsmanship, or any combination of the three are no doubt familiar ...

June 6, 2017 - 12:11PM

The current crop of digital modeling devices such as the Kemper Profiler, Fractal Audio Axe-FX II, and Line 6 Helix, as well as new kids on ...

June 6, 2017 - 08:14AM

“I’ve always been enamored with trio recordings, but I’ve never been brave enough to try to do one myself.”

May 2, 2017 - 09:26AM

For anyone who has been intrigued by the amp offerings from PRS Guitars but was hoping for a smaller, lower-wattage, or less-expensive optio...

March 16, 2017 - 12:35PM

For music fans in Italy, the name Corrado Rustici conjures up images of sold-out stadiums, massive hits, and unprecedented record production...

December 9, 2016 - 06:19AM

When it comes to reading music, the most important things are to do it regularly— like every day, if you can—and to set a tempo and don’t st...

December 1, 2016 - 12:13PM

You could hardly have blamed Doyle Bramhall II if he had kind of coasted through life after his rather storied childhood.

November 4, 2016 - 09:17AM

Back in the rack days, we all had a wireless receiver perched atop or nestled within our fridge-style tone factories, with the cute little a...

November 3, 2016 - 12:58PM

“It was 1987, and I hanging out at a hotel pool in Southern California with [bassist] Pete Way, talking about joining his band Waysted,” say...

November 3, 2016 - 12:58PM

If you’re a baseball fan, you already know who Jake Peavy is.


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