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Perfect Curves

Sixty years down the road since its creation, the Fender Stratocaster is the default image of the electric guitar for nearly all the human race. From early adopters like Buddy Holly to pioneering masterminds like Jim Hendrix and living legends like Eric Clapton, it has been a stalwart, always at hand for superstars, bedroom pickers, […] ...

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Charis Acoustic SJ

Charis Acoustic SJ Price: $4,800 (base); $7,100 (as reviewed) Info: The spiritual aspects of music perhaps originate with the creation of the musical instrument. To that end, Charis Acoustic builds guitars under luthier Bill Wise’s stated mission to reflect his spiritual commitment with (more…) ...

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Oddfellow Caveman Drive

Oddfellow Caveman Drive Price: $174.99 (list) Info: Handmade in California, the Oddfellow Caveman Drive is a boutique pedal whose simple layout belies its tonal complexities. But even before hooking this stompbox into your signal chain, right off the bat, you have to (more…) ...

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Daredevil Pedals Atomic Cock

Daredevil Pedals’ Atomic Cock Price: $150 (list) Info: Despite the many clever take-aways one could derive from its name, the Atomic Cock is “just” an effects box offered by Daredevil Pedals. A variable fixed wah with adjustable gain, it offers more tonal options (more…) ...

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The Mesa/Boogie Mark IIC+

Preamp tubes: four 7025 (12AX7 types) Preamp tubes: five 12AX7. Output tubes: two 6L6, two EL34. Rectifier: solid state Controls: Volume 1, Treble, Bass, Middle, Master 1, Lead Drive, Lead Master, five-band graphic EQ; Presence and Reverb on back panel. Speaker: EVM 12L Output: approximately 80 watts RMS SimulClass, switchable down to 15 watts Class […] ...

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Jay Jay French and Eddie Ojeda

Step back with us, please, to 1984; Paul McCartney gets dinged for possession of cannibis in Barbados, Carl Lewis collects four Olympic gold medals, Geraldine Ferraro becomes the first woman to receive a major-party nomination for Vice President, and late that spring, glam-rockers Twisted Sister released their watershed album, Stay Hungry. The band had been […] ...

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Renowned Bassist Louis Johnson Passes

Funk-bass pioneer Louis Johnson, 60, died May 21. Best known for his work with Michael Jackson, Johnson can be heard on the superstar’s Off The Wall, Thriller, and Dangerous albums, including the hit singles “Billie Jean” and “Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough.” Johnson and his guitarist brother, George, emerged in the early 1970s accompanying Bobby Womack, […] ...

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John Pizzarelli

John Pizzarelli knows lyricist Johnny Mercer’s timeless compositions inside out. He’s recorded them on various albums and was a cast member of the 1997 Broadway musical Dream, which saluted Mercer’s music. Mercer Street, released digitally via Pizzarelli’s own Deluxe Sounds label, samples Mercer tunes, both standards and (more…) ...

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