Articles by : Matt Blackett

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.

October 5, 2016 - 07:03AM

Last time around we saw a bunch of notation to read through, and we applied a bit of advice from the readeriffic (yes, that is a word) Carl ...

August 30, 2016 - 09:56AM

Guitarists never seem to get tired of variations on the Vox AC30 theme for the same reasons that they don’t get tired of bands that feature ...

August 30, 2016 - 09:56AM

We met Norway’s Aalberg Audio a few NAMM shows ago, when GP columnist Jake Hertzog said he was doing demos for “this cool pedal company that...

August 30, 2016 - 06:08AM

Hello again, my musically literate brethren and sistern.


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