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Shovel Blues on the Fretless 3-String Shovel Guitar!

Saturday - Nov 19, 2016 Life

Justin Johnson has not only mastered the guitar but mastered making them as well. You've got to entertain yourself somehow, so why not convert a shovel into a 3-string fretless guitar and still rip it with a slide: As one of the top comments on the Youtube video said: "If I ever rob a train […]

Start a Record Label with Ease: Record Label in a Box

Thursday - Nov 17, 2016 Industry News

Setting up and running a record label is a dream venture for many budding music entrepreneurs. Any of us who've had experience with the major label industry knows things are not always what they seem.  From being locked into crazy contracts, ripped off, and being censored "guided" on how to express our art, it tends […]

Super Smash Bros Musical Melee - Jazz Drum Improv

Saturday - Nov 12, 2016 Talent

I don't know what it is with musicians and this game.  I've never played it but I know a ton of dudes who miss rehearsals and are late to gigs constantly over this Super Smash Bros nonsense. I mean, I'm sure it's cool, but it's no Marvel vs. Capcom. Funnily, the main culprit who is […]

Welcome to the 4th Grade! Mr. Reed Raps to His Class

Saturday - Nov 5, 2016 Life

Having been to (and graduated from!) the 4th grade, I know a thing or two about what it's like.  I also was a teacher for a few years that included young people in elementary school. When the year gets started, it's important to establish the atmosphere and paradigm.  It sets the stage for the entire […]

Funklogic's Palindrometer - Silly 3 Space Rack Filler!

Sunday - Oct 30, 2016 Funny

If there's any spot in the studio that lends itself to being anal-retentive and obsessive its the ordering and look of your rack. For me, I have to have each piece mounted in the right order with the right color combinations going on.  I'll even turn off the lights and see how all of the […]

Kind Lady Helps Man w/ Broken Bike Make it to Dave Matthews Concert...

Sunday - Oct 23, 2016 Life

Twas another hot, slightly overcast day in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Emily Kraus rolled with the windows down, jamming the Dave Matthews Band as she inched closer to the venue... Emily had been a fan of the DMB since the wee age of 9 years old.  When someone's art impacts your life and grows along side of […]