Ashdown Engineering at NAMM 2020

It's very nice to talk with passionate and positive people; they somehow make your day so much better. Having a conversation with Mark Gooday, CEO of Ashdown Engineering, did just that. Ashdown announced their entry into bass guitar manufacturing with several designs, and they also have new amp models for 2020. Enjoy the video. https://youtu.be/Dj8D_uEDpp0…Read more Ashdown Engineering at NAMM 2020

MG Bass Guitars at NAMM 2020

MG Bass Guitars announced new models and options for their JB1 Jazz bass series as well as unveiling Donald Waugh's new custom Desert Buckeye Burl 7 String bass. Enjoy the video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PqaKal1raEg Learn more about MG Bass Guitars here. Don would love to hear from you. All comments and questions welcome!

The Ultimate Travel Studio?

I have been touring around the world for about ten years and it's been an amazing experience. I was able to write and record an album while on tour in hotel rooms, and was able to mix it while we waited in airports and on the tour bus. There are so many tools available to…Read more The Ultimate Travel Studio?

My Piano Journey – The Deep End

It's been two month since I made the decision to jump into the deep end and learn the piano. It's been an uphill battle to say the least, but a fun process never the less. I have had midi controllers laying around my studio for years and I haven't really been using them much; maybe…Read more My Piano Journey – The Deep End

The New Ukulele Adventures!

I started my ukulele adventure about two months ago and I must say it's been a blast. The ukulele is such a portable little instrument, so versatile for song writing and live performances, and it is indeed a blessing to behold. Why did I start playing the ukulele, you may ask? Funny story... I so…Read more The New Ukulele Adventures!

Why TrickFish amps are so punchy!

I started playing through a TrickFish Amp, with a single 10 inch speaker, at the BackBeat booth adjacent to the TrickFish booth and I just couldn't stop. It was so clean, clear and punchy. I was very surprised that my F# string was heard without breaking up... and yes, I was playing my 8 string…Read more Why TrickFish amps are so punchy!

5 Reasons You Need a Mobile Catch!

I found out about the Mobile Catch clamps a couple years ago at the 2017 Summer NAMM Show. At first, I thought they were only used for photography, but I quickly realized there was a lot more to these clamps. At the time of meeting Michael, the CEO, I had my bass and looper pedal…Read more 5 Reasons You Need a Mobile Catch!