July 9th Featured Gear – E-Bow!

This week's featured piece of gear is the EBow! First introduced in 1976, the EBow is a battery-powered electronic device for playing a string instrument, most often the electric guitar. The name EBow stands for "Electronic Bow" or Energy Bow (often spelled E-bow in...

July 8th Featured Artist – Jack White!

This week's featured artist is Jack White, who celebrates his 45th birthday tomorrow! Born John Anthony Gillis on July 9th 1975, he is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White...

July 7th Theory – Blues Pattern #4 Riffing!

This week we continue our series on the Blues Scale! Today we’re looking at Blues Pattern #4, and we’ve got a Blues Riff and a Blues Backing Track to get you applying the scale in a practical way. Blues Scales are widely used in both blues and rock (as well as other...

July 2nd Featured Gear – Godin Guitars!

This week’s featured gear line is Godin Guitars! A Canadian company heaquartered in Montreal, the company was founded in 1972 and is still owned by founder Robert Godin. They build instruments in six factories in four locations - three in Quebec and one in New...

July 1st Featured Artist – Ian Thornley!

Happy Canada Day! Today’s featured artist is Canadian rock guitarist and singer Ian Thornley! Born July 21st 1972, he is best known for his band Big Wreck, as well as Thornley, his solo project during the 2000s.Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Thornley studied...

June 30th Theory – Blues Pattern #3 Riffing!

This week we continue our series on the Blues Scale! Today we’re looking at Blues Pattern #3, and we’ve got a Blues Riff and a Blues Backing Track to get you applying the scale in a practical way. Blues Scales are widely used in both blues and rock (as well as other...

June 29th Featured Gear – Fender Jazzmaster!

This week’s featured piece of gear is the Fender Jazzmaster! First introduced at the 1958 NAMM Show, it was initially marketed to jazz guitarists, with the Jazzmaster's contoured "offset-waist" body designed for comfort while playing the guitar in a seated position,...

June 24th Featured Artist – The Beaches!

This week's featured artist is The Beaches! An all-female rock band formed in Toronto in 2013, the band consists of Jordan Miller (lead vocals, bass), Kylie Miller (guitar), Leandra Earl (keyboards, guitar), and Eliza Enman-McDaniel (drums, percussion). They are named...

June 23rd Theory – Blues Pattern #2 Riffing!

This week we continue our series on the Blues Scale! Today we’re looking at Blues Pattern #2, and we’ve got a Blues Riff and a Blues Backing Track to get you applying the scale in a practical way. Blues Scales are widely used in both blues and rock (as well as other...

June 22nd Featured Gear – Gibson SG!

This week's featured piece of gear is the Gibson SG! A solid-body electric guitar model introduced by Gibson in 1961 as the "Gibson Les Paul SG", it remains in production today in many variations of the initial design. The SG Standard is Gibson's best-selling model of...

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