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“The Old Days” – Exclusive interview with LA Recording Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 2 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 Motels, Maria… Read More
SIR, or Studio Instrument Rentals, is one of the largest and most popular services in the music industry. It’s a network nationwide with facilities in 13 cities, and offers studios, rehearsal space, and gear backlines for any size production or event.
The 1.5-mile section of Sunset Boulevard that runs from Havenhurst Drive in West Hollywood to Sierra Drive in Beverly Hills is famously known the world over as the Sunset Strip. The area became one of the most iconic streets in the country for music during the 1960s when it was home to landmark venues like the Whiskey A Go-Go, Pandora’s Box, and the Roxy.
Back then bands such as the Read More
Los Angeles pop-rockers Midnight Mirage have a sweeping, radio-friendly sound that would seem to put them in the same category as mega-successful act like the Maroon 5. Originally from New Jersey, the five-piece outfit now operates out of North Hollywood. Midnight Mirage’s sound is characterized by catchy pop songs with clean vocals and hooky choruses, underpinned by heavy rock guitars. Here’s a hot clip of the band strutting their live chops as they perform their original number “Whatever You Want.”
The Down And Out bar opened nearly three years ago on the ground floor of the Alexandria Hotel at 5th and Spring in downtown LA. Like many new bars, the Down And Out grasped around for an identity of its own for a year or two. However after making live music a regular fixture several nights a week, the “DnO” has emerged as one of the hottest venues in downtown for seeing great guitar Read More
Guitar Shop TV meets with Lazy Angels Music, a very cool Los Angeles guitar purveyor, to check out some incredible vintage guitars, including a almost-never-seen 1960′s Carvin Double Neck and a 4-pickup Zim Gar Japanese solidbody!
Calling their business “A Hobby Gone Terribly Wrong,” Lazy Angeles is run by Eric and Rick, two of the nicest and most knowlegible guys in the vintage guitar business. Check out our cool interview with these guitar madmen, filmed at the LA Guitar Show!