Fender’s ultra-hip and classy Newport Bluetooth speaker literally stopped me in my tracks when I was walking the floor at Summer NAMM this year. This little “mini amp” speaker is the perfect marriage of technology and tone, and it...
For years, I swore by the Neumann U67 or U87 in the studio for vocals, and I tracked drums or guitars with the tried and true Shure SM57 more often than not, but the NorCal-based Roswell Pro Audio has...
Yamaha has produced this great little mixer pedal, the Yamaha SC-01 SessionCake. It enables a guitarist or bass player to practice silently and is ideal for people who want to rehearse late at night without disturbing anyone they live...
As seen on Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Famed musicians Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Emmylou Harris, Patti Griffin, KT Tunstall, and dozens of others can be seen wearing Jodi Head Guitar Straps. Jodi Head Guitar Strap has been handcrafting high-quality guitar...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 7 When I was asked to review a banjo, I was quite excited. You see, I recently had bought a 6-string banjo myself. As a guitar player, I have always loved...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine June 2018 issue. I just picked up Martin’s 000-15M StreetMaster Acoustic Guitar, a 14-fret, long scale (25.4”) acoustic that really packs a punch! Right out of the case, this lightweight solid mahogany, OM shaped body guitar...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 4. As the song goes, “Love and marriage…go together like a horse and carriage.” When I was asked to review Fender’s new Paramount PM-TE Travel Standard acoustic guitar and Acoustic 100 amp, I felt that...
I wholeheartedly believe that when playing music, it is important to make things as easy for yourself as possible. As a music teacher, it is incredible to see how a frustrating issue can be solved with a change in...
The handy iRig Pro I/O from IK Multimedia is a pocket-sized, full featured audio and MIDI interface that has a solid feel and sturdy construction.  It's sleek black frame looks great next to my iPhone.  Having grown up recording with 4...
Last week I played my first gig using Elixir NANOWEB Bass Strings. I use Elixirs on my acoustic guitar, and I have been very impressed with the long-lasting tone, so I was curious how they would perform on my...