It was a pleasure making music with my friend Andrew Struve this weekend. You never really know where you will receive inspiration in life. Having an open mind and a killer work ethic is a great place to start. Have an amazing week guys! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygzay9BamhU&feature=youtu.be "You're a Chameleon" will be available for download on the…Read more You’re a Chameleon!
The short answer is maybe! There are several factors that go into creating a great drum sound. For instance, the way in which you tune your drumset can make or break your chances of producing an awesone drum tone. The first step in a great sound is drum tuning. How you tune your drums will…Read more Is it possible to get an amazing drum sound in your basement?
Trying to practice when my wife is sleeping upstairs is a challenge because sound travels through the registers. Luckily, the folks from Phil Jones Bass came up with a very cool solution by creating a headphone bass amp called the Bighead. Welcome to another game changer. The Bighead is a very clean and clear headphone…Read more Game Changing Gear Volume 17
For several years I have been trying to find the right sounds, trying different amps and cabinets and being totally frustrated until I found the Phil Jones Bass Cab 47. Welcome to another game changing gear. The Cab 47 is quite possibly the most transparent sounding speaker I have ever used. Crystal clear would be…Read more Game Changing Gear Volume 14
Wow! The future is here. Imagine a time when you could make great sounding music in the comfort of your home at a very affordable cost; that time is now! As I continue working on album number three, I find myself getting inspired by the technology I use daily. A cellular phone is now a…Read more The coolest music making tools!
Incredible! For years I tried to avoid purchasing expensive gear, especially in the earlier parts of my career. I just didn't think it made a difference... boy was I wrong...LOL! Last year a great friend of mine, Andy Brown, CEO of Wing Instruments, had A Taylor 314ce he needed to get rid of because he…Read more Game Changing Gear Volume 11
Most people really hate Mondays and for good reason. When I had a day job, Mondays really sucked. I literally dragged myself to work, LOL. But sometimes very special things can arise out of places you would not expect. This next song is a tune that was written on a Monday, but was inspired by…Read more On a Monday?