Category Archives: Music

Suite for Solo Cello-Rushad Eggleston & more


I only knew Rushad’s playing through Crooked Still – but this solo piece is something else altogether. And while I’m at it…more from Rashad and friends Advertisements

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New Music: The Asberry Boys “Tender”


Love this song from The Asberry Boys of New Haven, CT – great groove, nice arrangement, tight harmonies – what more could you ask for. Buy it here.

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Justin Farren Live: Faith, Hope, Etc…


Just found this dude on SoundCloud. Lyrics and chops galore!

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Josh Ritter at the Crystal Ballroom playing “Bonfire”


Thanks to OPBMusic for this video of Josh Ritter during sound check at the Crystal Ballroom playing Bonfire from his new album Beast In Its Tracks. Sounds great and looks fantastic – filmed in HD. You can see the other … Continue reading

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Cigar Box Guitar – Sun’s Gonna Shine Blues


Soulful little slide piece from daddystovepipe on a cigar box guitar. Think I’m going to look into making me one of these. What a great sound. Free guitar lessons from daddystovepipe can be found on youtube here.

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Allman Brothers Band w/13 yr old Derek Trucks


He already had his signature sound at 13… 3:20 Derek duels with Dickey on the intro 6:48 – 7:45 Derek solos

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Corb Lund Tells Us “What That Song Means Now”


I discovered Corb Lund through Paste Magazine. This Alberta Canada native is well-known in the Great White North having won numerous awards in the roots music category. You can stream an acoustic version of his new album “Cabin Fever” here. … Continue reading

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RPM Speaks – 2012: A Glimpse Into the Madness


When I first came across the RPM Challenge (Record Production Month Challenge) I was intrigued but never took it any further. This year I actually signed up for it and managed to write four songs within the first week and … Continue reading

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My short year with Sal Salvador


As I mentioned in my last post, my last formal guitar teacher was Sal Salvador. Before I studied with him (and I use the term “studied” loosely because I was out of my league) I only knew him from his … Continue reading

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Guitar lessons: a new beginning after 30 years


My last formal guitar lesson was in 1981 with jazz guitarist Sal Salvador while I was attending the University of Bridgeport as a music performance major. Realizing quickly that there were musicians possessing far, far greater talents than I, I … Continue reading

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