Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Rich Eckhardt

America's Toughest Tour

June 17, 2009
We were wheels up out of Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday, April 21, about to begin America’s toughest tour: the annual Toby Keith USO tour. With seven USO trips
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Let's Jump into the Fire: Recording Cottage City Firehouse

May 20, 2009
Rich Eckhard shares studio tips from the recording of his latest album
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Sitting In

April 21, 2009
How to sit in without butting in
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Acoustic or Electric? You Don’t Have to Choose

March 17, 2009
Spreading the love equally between electric and acoustic
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Recording with Reverb... The Big No-No!

February 16, 2009
Why you should never record with reverb
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Listen To Your Ears

January 15, 2009
Balancing your ears, in-ear monitors and stage monitors for a real feel of what the audience is hearing.
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Special Effects: My Early Experience With Effects Pedals

December 16, 2008
Rich Eckhardt remembers how effects molded his playing in the early days of his playing
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Find Em’, Keep Em’, Tweak Em’

November 11, 2008
Don''t let your old guitars gather dust!
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Pedals? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Pedals!

October 13, 2008
One of the greatest things about being a touring musician is having the opportunity to see, hear and play with some of the greatest guitarists on the planet. Over the
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Troubleshooting for the Biggest, Baddest Tour

August 15, 2008
Trials and tribulations on the Toby Keith tour
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