Category Archives: Blog

[REBLOG] “Mediocre Guitar Player” Magazine

A friend sent me a blog link today that tickled me and here I share with you the “Mediocre Guitar Player” Magazine. Joey deVilla is a rock and roll accordion player who live in Toronto and posted this funny guitarist dig on … Continue reading

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Old Skool Radiohead Demos Appear on YouTube

Two rare demo recordings of what is thought to be an early incarnation of todays Radiohead line-up have recently appeared on YouTube. In the early days of Radiohead, before they were known as Radiohead of course, and minus guitarist Johnny … Continue reading

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Nile Rodgers – Fighting Cancer

Nile Rodgers, a personal guitar hero of mine and legendary songwriter, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in late October 2010. Nile kept his condition a secret from his adoring fans until earlier this week (w/c 17th January … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Frank!

The multitalented musical genius that was Frank Zappa would have turned 70 years old today (DOB: December 21st 1940) but unfortunately Frank died on December 4th 1993, succumbing to a lengthy battle against prostate cancer. Zappa achieved a lot of … Continue reading

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Modern Electric Blues Guitar Course – Student Review

Trisha Macnair – Ain’t Nothin’ Like The Blues While you have been growing damp and chilly in the English September weather, I have been out in the Charente Maritime, south of the Loire and north of Bordeaux. There, as the … Continue reading

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Modern Electric Blues Guitar Holiday, France 2010

Meet the Class of 2010 Modern Electric Blues Guitar Holiday Back Row (L-R): Jeremy, Richard, Gunther, Edgar, Rod, Michael, Norman Middle Row (L-R): Kate, Derek, Don, Alison, Trisha, Stuart Front Row (L-R): Natalie, Richard I have just returned from South … Continue reading

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