Thoughts On The 3/19 Dudley Manlove Quartet Performance

On Friday 3/19 Dudley Manlove Quartet celebrated our 15th anniversary at the Nectar Lounge in Fremont. This was also the night we debuted the shiny new Plan 9 horns. Also joining us for the anniversary celebration were Matt and Joe, original members of the band who both happen to play a pretty mean sax. At ...

Dudley Manlove Quartet 15th Anniversary Bash

Dudley Manlove Quartet 15th Anniversary Bash
The Dudley Manlove Quartet is looking forward to our 3/19 show at the Nectar Lounge in Fremont. This event marks the 15th Anniversary of the band and and will be the debut of the Plan 9 horns. The Hemingway Reference will be opening the evening, and during our set you’ll see some surprise appearances by former members of DMQ. Sure, ...

A New Guitar Amp?

A New Guitar Amp?
I have been hearing some buzz about Jet City Amplifiers lately and have started to look around for more information on them. I know they’re located in Woodinville, WA, which makes them local to me. I have been using a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe for years, and it is a pretty good workhorse guitar amp. ...

Remodeling Another Room

Remodeling Another Room
Last weekend I ramped up a remodel project in one room at home. Recently a friend helped me rip up the carpet, pad and tack strips. The real messy (and fun) stuff happened on Sunday when I tore out the drywall, insulation and some of the built-in storage areas. That afternoon I took one huge ...

Gearing up for some Dudley Manlove Quartet shows

Gearing up for some Dudley Manlove Quartet shows
The Dudley Manlove Quartet is playing a few great shows this month. In preparation I’ve been working on my parts and gear. One of the interesting discoveries of recent weeks is that my wireless system seems to be very particular about its power supply. According to the manufacturer it runs on 9VDC at less than ...