Gear For Sale: Posting Some Items For A Friend 4

Hey all… passing this along for a friend who is selling some gear. As you can see from the list below, this is all top-shelf equipment and has been treated with care. I’ve included the seller’s email address at the bottom of the list if you’re interested. Raven Labs 2 Channel Universal Stereo preamp –mint condition ...

Pedalboard Project, Post #3

The various parts and pieces for my pedalboard project are arriving. The only remaining items are those coming from Keeley and I expect to have them next week. I’ve made a few minor tweaks to my design based on some research: The A/B box will be simplified. Rather than shorting the unused inputs to ground ...

Pedalboard Project, Post #2 1

Pedalboard Project, Post #2
As noted in a previous post, I’m planning to completely redesign and rebuild my guitar pedalboard. Over the past week I’ve placed orders for everything I need, including parts for a true-bypass A/B switch box. The reason for this part of design is to allow me to switch the input from the wireless system to ...

Pedalboard Project 1

Over the years of working as professional musician my equipment setup has undergone numerous modifications and updates. I’ve always had a few effect pedals in my setup and this introduces a logistics challenge for setup. Back in the early 1980s I started to build my own pedalboards in order to manage my effects. One of ...

Thoughts On The 11/11 Dudley Manlove Quartet Gig

Thoughts On The 11/11 Dudley Manlove Quartet Gig
Last night The Dudley Manlove Quartet performed at the Tulalip Casino in Marysville. This was our second mid-week appearance at the casino; it made for a bit of a sleepy Thursday and I hope any future shows there will be on weekend rather than during the week. In order to simplify logistics I carpooled to ...

1 Uppers Recording 1

1 Uppers Recording
This weekend I spent a few hours in the recording studio putting down additional tracks for the 1 Uppers CD project. It’s an interesting process to work on this recording, and one that began with a simple notion. The band was originally started as a project to play classic country songs from the 1950s and ...

Why My Job Rocks

Why My Job Rocks
I happen to really enjoy what I do for a living, both behind the desk and behind the guitar. My day job rocks because It’s stimulating I’m regularly challenged by new projects, many of which require novel solutions I work with smart, funny people My boss is awesomeness embodied Oh, and playing music rocks too. ...

Thoughts On The 10/31 Dudley Manlove Quartet Gig

Thoughts On The 10/31 Dudley Manlove Quartet Gig
Halloween is my favorite day of the year. The crisp air, the smell of fall, and lots of creepy spooky stuff to enjoy. It’s a double bonus for me when I play music with friends on that night, and this year was one of my favorite Halloween gigs ever. The Dudley Manlove Quartet performed at ...