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Pilot Touhill is a Los Angeles-based reggae rocker with a sound that’s nearly as distinct as his name. With his smooth blue-eyed reggae tenor and melodic original numbers that suggest a less punky version of Sublime, Pilot is already a huge favorite around LA and Orange County. Pilot Touhill definitely has charisma and a sound that could be considered radio-friendly. Check it out for yourself with this disarmingly charming video for “Good Morning.”
30th Street Guitars, NYC: As one veteran New York studio guitarist put it: “This is really the only guitar shop in Manhattan for the working guitarist. Every place else is aimed at the wealthy, the kids, or the wealthy kids.” Be that as it may, 30th Street Guitars certainly runs a professional operation, and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.
In addition to their truly impressive collection of vintage 1950′s and 60′s Read More
“Working with Keith Richards” – Exclusive interview with Los Angeles Recording Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 1 of 4
GUITARIST WADDY WACHTEL has appeared on hundreds of albums over the years, and has been a mainstay of the Los Angeles music scene. Among the artists and bands he has worked with are The Everly Brothers, Jackson Browne, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, The Church, The Cowsills, Bob Dylan, Silver Condor, Gilby Clarke, Melissa Etheridge, Bryan Ferry, Bernard Fowler, Andrew Gold, Don Henley, Carole King, Miranda Lambert, The… Read More
Check this truly awesome on-stage performance of the blues classic “The Thrill is Gone” delivered by the late Gary Moore and the Master, BB King! Great dynamic between Gary and BB, with exciting phasing and execution. Red hot!
Sadly, Gary Moore passed away at the age of 58 in February 2011, due to a massive heart attack associated with consumption of large amounts of alcohol.
According to Wikipedia:
Moore started performing at a young age, having picked up a… Read More