...has caused major embarrassment. Gibson has come in for some criticism following the announcement of their official signature Jimi Hendrix Strat all news of which has disappeared.
...Gibson! The new officially licensed Jimi Hendrix signature guitar packages haven't exactly gone down well with fans and guitarist alike especially as it's a Fender Strat style but made by their great rivals Gibson.
...The Mellotron. Bill Ruppert uses just a guitar and some Electro-Harmonix effects pedals to recreate the classic sounds from the electro-mechanical, polyphonic keyboard that is the Mellotron, as used by The Beatles.
...Autobahn. Bill Ruppert uses just a guitar and some Electro-Harmonix effects pedals to recreate the classic Autobahn synth sound by Kraftwerk.
...the Hammond B-3 Organ. I'm having to catch up with Bill Ruppert as he email's me about another in his line of Effectology videos, so here's the sound of a Hammond Organ with just a guitar and two EHX pedals.
...The Cello Concerto. In the next volume of his Effectology series Bill Ruppert uses just two EHX effects pedals to make his guitar sound like a cello, a few more pedals creates the concerto.
...well enough to get you laid. Volume 1 of the College Humor video guide...
...as a matter of fact it's all dark. The next volume in Bill Ruppert's Effectology series is producing the sound of Pink Floyd's On The Run using a guitar and some EHX effects pedals.
...a true genius. It's a word that should be used to describe Lester William Polsfuss, Les Paul who died yesterday aged 94, a musical and technical genius.
This week in music history - July 23rd to July 29th - with who was born and who died.
...Chickenfoot. In these days of economic depression the world needs a band that can just out and out rock and that band is Chickenfoot. Though Joe Satriani prefers a new amp for that Foot sound.
...a blues harp. Effect pedal wizard and Chicago studio musician Bill Ruppert has been using EHX pedals to make his guitar sound like a blues harmonica and a synthesizer.
...dot com. It just sits there and mocks with US based listings while I try and find the same thing on eBay dot co dot UK which never has exactly what I want
...and not enough cash. Really like the look of the new Lovepaedal Mini Line of pedals and with the Catalinbread Bantam effects would make a great board.
...what is it? Looks like Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony & Chad Smith are sticking with the name. It sounds good and so do they, along with Satch's new Time Machine delay pedal.