...picks. As Eric Johnson and Joe Bonamassa attest to the Dunlop Jazz III pick is one of the greats and it's the pick I've used the most in my guitar playing days by a long distance.
...the last of the great Mississippi delta bluesmen. Sad news that one of teh last links to the pre-war blues age has died aged 96.
...The Ravish Sitar. Bill Ruppert has another video where he gets non-guitar sounds out of his guitar and some effects pedals. The sitar.
...Paranormal Guitar. Bill Ruppert has a new video showing you how to get a paranormal soundtrack from a guitar and some Electro-Harmonix effects pedals.
...and 8s are the heavy strings. Premier Guitar Mag video with Billy Gibbon's guitar tech Elwood Francis shows the Rev. Willy's touring rig. Including the lightest Les Paul you'll probably ever see.
...turn you guitar into a string synth and tin whistle. Bill Ruppert is back for St. Patrick's day getting some Oirish tin whistle sounds out of his guitar.
...Cry Baby Wah. A documentary about possibly the most famous and maybe even widely used and owned guitar effects pedal the Cry Baby Wah.
...Caribbean steel drums. Bill Ruppert's latest Effectology video shows how to get the sound of Caribbean steel drums out of your electric guitar and just two effects pedals.
...for you. R.I.P. Gary Moore. Came as a great shock when I read during the Super Bowl half-time that blues, rock guitarist Gary Moore had died in Spain aged 58.
...How to turn your guitar into a Moog synthesizer. Bill Ruppert's latest Effectology video shows how to get the sounds of the Moog synth out of your electric guitar and some effects pedals.
...World Sounds. Bill Ruppert's latest Effectology video shows how to get some World Music instrument sounds out of your electric guitar and some effects pedals.
...died 40 years ago today. September 18th 1970 Jimi Hendrix died in London aged 27.
...Freeze Tricks. The latest video in Bill Ruppert's Effectolgy series is all about one specific Electro-Harmonix guitar effects pedal - the Freeze Sound Retainer.
...Transforming Guitar To Bass...or... "How Low Can You Go?". Bill Ruppert has come up with a new video showcasing the amazing non-guitar sounds you can get from a guitar and a few pedals, this time it's getting that bass sound.
...mini. To go with my pair of Catalinbread minis and my Devi Ever mini I've now got my hands on a Lovepedal Amp 50 which I really like and is a good addition to the set.