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The Top 10 Greatest Bass Effects Songs of All Time

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Taking a page out of the Jeff McAlack playbook, I present to you my list of the top ten greatest bass effect songs OF ALL TIME.  The list is full of songs that have a strong place in my own personal experience so it is tremendously biased.  If you find…

New Steven Wilson Video, “Remainder the Black Dog”

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Lack of musical ambition is not something Steven Wilson will ever be accused of. Wilson has taken a break from his regular gig as the band Porcupine Tree’s singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer to release a new solo record, Grace For Drowning which is scheduled to be released Sept. 27,…

Warren Haynes’ ‘Man in Motion’: His Best Work Yet??

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

by Roger Smith, President/CEO of Source Audio About five years ago Rolling Stone magazine ranked Warren Haynes #23 on their list of the greatest guitarists of all time.  For some at the time, it was a controversial choice when bracketed by the likes of Mike Bloomfield (#22) and The Edge…

New release by Guitar Great Tony MacAlpine!

Saturday, May 07, 2011

For those of you that are familiar with Tony MacAlpine's guitar work, you are already well-versed with one of today's most amazing guitarists. For those you you who are not, you have a real treat in store you you. How many other guitarists can effortlessly combine post Van Halen rock…

Steven Wilson - Porcupine Tree and Much More

Friday, June 18, 2010

One would think that with Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson would have all the room and resources which he would need to fully explore all of his musical interests. Surrounded by stellar musicians and having complete artistic freedom, the band has spent much of  2010 on tour in support of “The…

Mountain Jam Live!

Saturday, June 05, 2010

You don't need to get in your car, in a plane or on a Greyhound bus to enjoy the great musicianship taking place at Mountain Jam live right now in Hunter, New York.   Not in the mood for "Breakfast in bed for 400,000" as exclaimed by the infamous Wavy…

It Might Get Loud!

Friday, April 09, 2010

It Might Get Loud   Have you seen this yet? As a guitarist, I’d have to say that it is a “Must See”, for a number of reasons. This alone is reason enough for me:       The film looks at three guitarists, Jack White, the Edge, and Jimmy…

Finding Music in the noise of NAMM

Friday, February 05, 2010

My first NAMM.  Every time I shared that fun little fact with anyone mingling around Anaheim this past January, I was treated to the same unsettling wry grin.   I’m going to kick this thing off with a fantastically obvious statement.  There are many, many faces to the music industry. …

Websites for New Music Videos and News

Friday, February 05, 2010

I can imagine that most of you are too much like me. We all spend too much time online. And, since we are going to be online much of the time, one must know - where should we go to see/hear some new music? Well, I have a few favorites…

Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Show

Monday, November 30, 2009

I seriously hope that you ALL saw this on the tube (or the "chip") the other night.   Fergie singing "Gimme Shelter" with Mick Jagger and U2?  I had never heard that song sound so good before - Feegie just killed on the original vocal parts sung by Mary Clayton.…