Articles by : michael-ross



September 8, 2017

If you think instrumental records featuring acoustic guitar are limited to smooth jazz riffing, new age noodling, or country cornpone, check...

August 30, 2017

Peavey’s 6505 series amps have been a mainstay of metal players since they debuted in 1992 as Eddie Van Halen’s 5150 (Peavey had to change t...

August 30, 2017

Jonny Lang arose as a guitar hero at the tender age of 15, with the platinum-selling Lie To Me. Influences like Albert Collins, B. B. King, ...

July 19, 2017

API’S 2520 amplifier has added its trademark warmth to broadcast consoles and recording studios for over four decades.

June 29, 2017

Listening to Reggie Young’s record, Forever Young [Whaling City Sounds], you could be forgiven for thinking, “I’ve heard some of these licks...

June 6, 2017

In recent years, many touring sidemen have turned to low-wattage amps.

May 2, 2017

For Toronto-born Matthew Stevens, playing guitar was a way to connect with his father, who played and sang.

April 6, 2017

Orleans’ “still the one” and “Dance with Me” have ruled pop radio for decades.

March 16, 2017

The increasing popularity of the Kemper Profiler as a studio and touring solution has given rise to a sub-industry of creating pre-recorded ...

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