Tag: dunlop

  • Let’s talk about guitar pedals

    I’m a gadget freak, everyone knows that. And my love of gadgets extends to guitar pedals. I go over my setup here, although now my rig has changed slightly. To the non-guitar person, a pedalboard probably looks pretty alien to them: a bunch of contraptions made to set off bombs maybe? All those switches and…

  • Back to boring everyday living again…

    These days trying to save up as much money as I can to help purchase a place in Vancouver hopefully next year.. ideally I want to 1) get my mortgage down to $200k 2) leverage my current SF home to get a home equity loan of at least $310k and 3) save up at least…

  • Boutique Guitar Amp/Pickups/Pedal makers

    As some people know I’m kind of a guitar nerd, I love reading about tone, effects, pickups etc and in particular I love reading about handwound pickups, handmade guitar effects and handwired amps. So in this post I’m going to compile a list of boutique amp/pickups/pedal makers for those of you interested. I personally use…

  • I’m an “audiophile”… and no one needs ultra HD displays

    I play music for a hobby; I am a musician part time. As of now I have about 270 guitar/piano videos on my Youtube (which you can check on the media page on the side). So yeah, I care about audio alot and audio tone. The irony is that I care about audio more than…

  • Achieving the Jimi Hendrix sound

    Five years ago, I wrote an article briefly noting the Hendrix style and here I will post an updated, revised version. Some people want to sound and play like the great master himself, Jimi Hendrix. While there is no guaranteed way (since Jimi is impossible to duplicate) I can get you pretty close. The Sound…