Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Riffs: Staxtacular Auction, Guitar Painter, Death of the Guitar Solo

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Steve Cropper autographed Squire

Staxtacular Auction

from eBay


The 4th Annual Staxtacular, an event that benefits the Stax Music Academy is over, but the online auction isn''t over yet. Among the items up for a bid: a Steve Cropper-signed Squire.

Guitar Guru painted guitar

Job Description: Guitar Painter

from App.com


Luthier Rick Giarmo is much more than a guitar painter, but that''s the focus of this recent profile on him. Check out Giarmo''s stuff here.
Angus Young

Death of the Guitar Solo

from the Boise State student paper


Certainly not a new topic for debate. It''s interesting to read the perspective of a young whippersnapper, though -- this 19-year-old waxes poetic about the death of the guitar solo in popular music. Fittingly, it just happens to be Angus Young''s birthday!
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