Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Rich Osweiler

Mark Evans: Power Load

January 10, 2012
Former AC/DC bassist Mark Evans discusses his new tell-all book—Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside AC/DC— and gives us the lowdown on what it was like to take over 4-string duties from Malcolm Young and lay down the low end on some of the most raging rock tunes ever recorded.
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Dismal Ax Guitars

December 16, 2011
Downing has a very unique building style and methodology, drawing inspiration from nature in the surrounding hills of central Tennessee.
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GALLERY: Vince Gill’s Touring Gear

November 30, 2011
The vintage axes and boutique amps Gill relies on live.
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Asher Guitars

November 15, 2011
Asher''s line includes three lap steel models and three guitar models.
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Scott Walker Guitars

October 18, 2011
Master craftsman Scott Walker is a Santa Cruz-based luthier who cut his teeth in the business working for Santa Cruz Guitar Company alongside Richard Hoover
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CD Review: Sleeper Agent - "Celebrasion"

October 18, 2011
The band’s debut full-length release, Celebrasion, celebrates hook-heavy, riff-laden, garage rock and had already enjoyed a wealth of critical acclaim prior to hitting the shelves a few weeks ago.
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Steve Grimes Guitars

September 20, 2011
As a woodworker and working musician, Steve Grimes was fascinated by the prospect of combining the two professions and began building guitars in the early ’70s.
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CD Review: Wild Flag - "Wild Flag"

September 20, 2011
Wild Flag is not just a reworked version of Sleater-Kinney, but like that band, it’s so absolutely unique and innovative that it’s scary.
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GALLERY: Healdsburg Guitar Festival 2011

August 24, 2011
Beautiful instruments from some of the world''s finest luthiers.
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Masterpieces From Montreal: Montreal Guitar Show 2011

August 16, 2011
We travel to the fifth-annual Montreal Guitar Show to bring you photos, specs, and video interviews on the latest designs from some of the world’s most highly esteemed and forward-thinking luthiers.
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