I have been touring solo (One Man Band) since 2013, all around the world, from Alaska to Canada, the Caribbean to Mexico, the USA to Europe, and more. Touring solo has been a fantastic experience and also a great learning opportunity. Being able to engage your audience when you are all by yourself is quite…Read more Finally a drummer that fits in your back pocket!
It's 1AM and I was just about to go to bed. Suddenly it hit me...🤔😳💡Could the Ashdown Engineering Tone Pocket be used as a mixer? I tour about 250 days each year and find myself in airports and hotel rooms more often than I can count. Having a device that's really small that fits in…Read more The Tone Pocket Experiment!
I was pleasantly surprised by the sound of the Ashdown Engineering Tone Pocket Bass Headphone Amp. It's so tiny, yet packed with useful features. My favourite features would be the USB recording and the three band EQ. The Tone Pocket is very light weight and compact. It can literally fit in your pocket. This little…Read more A BIG review for a tiny Tone Pocket by Ashdown Engineering!!!
I have been playing the Hapi Drum for only a month, and I can't seem to put it down. It's like playing a video game, but a lot more fun! The Hapi Drum is a steel tongue drum made in the USA by Graham Doe. It's as if an African thumb piano (Mbira) and a…Read more Hapi Drum… Makes HAPI days!
The NAMM Show 2019 was like a play ground for grown men and women who love music. I had the privilege of playing one of Ned Steinberger's amazing basses, the CR5 WAV bass. I used my trusty Boomerang looper and Digitech RP360XP to lay it down. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld066KUow90&feature=youtu.be Learn more about the NS Design CR5…Read more Fun with NS Design and Boomerang!
The smooth tones coming from this Magnatone amplifier sound like a cross between a Fender Twin Reverb and a Roland JC120. They are as clean as they get! Magnatone tube amps, with their true stereo vibrato and reverb, are outstanding. https://youtu.be/9khGQH52IMc Learn more about Magnatone here: Enjoy more amazing music from Donald Waugh here. Don…Read more MAGNATONE – tone smoother than a baby’s bottom!
The bass guitar is by far the most modified instrument in the modern era. It all started with the four string bass invented by Paul Tutmarc back in the 1930s, which at the time was revolutionary. Leo Fender made the four string bass the standard in the 1950s and beyond. Of course, the bass evolved…Read more The 7 String Bass Archive!