Tag: john mayer

  • What is the impact of Jimi Hendrix on modern day guitarists like John Mayer and Eric Johnson?

    Huge. Hendrix influenced virtually every guitarist past and present. https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/why-stevie-ray-vaughan-loved-jimi-hendrix/https://www.thethings.com/john-mayer-shares-a-piece-he-wrote-for-50th-anniversary-of-jimi-hendrixs-death/ Both SRV and Mayer were massive fans of Hendrix. SRV covered both Hendrix’s Little Wing and Voodoo Child and Mayer has covered Wait until Tomorrow, Wind Cries Mary and Bold as Love. https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/eric-johnson-what-jimi-hendrix-means-to-me-277346 EJ was also very influenced by Hendrix. https://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/steve-vai-what-jimi-hendrix-means-to-me-278147 So was Steve Vai.…

  • 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…

  • Disney, Movies/Music preferences, Korean drinking games

    You know, I’ve had this blog since Feb 2009 and I still haven’t wrote about a topic that always comes up in those interview-style introduction meetings I have whenever I meet a stranger; what’s your favorite movies/music? Yeah, its a really boring topic cause everyone asks it, but surprisingly I haven’t posted this on my…

  • Why I hate the Hangover part 2

    Today is going to be another one of those days where I hate on Hollywood for making horrible movies. And the Hangover part 2 is one of them. Why do I hate it? Here are the reasons (contains spoilers): 1) It’s not funny If the Hangover was supposed to be a comedy movie, then why…

  • Achieving the John Mayer sound

    John Mayer is a very influential guitarist currently, and many people compare him to the likes of Hendrix and SRV so I will do a brief article on his sound too, being a big fan of his. John Mayer is unique in that unlike Hendrix or SRV, he achieved mainstream success based on his acoustic…