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Articles by Peter Stroud

Promo Tour Journal, Cont.

March 11, 2008
We’re in the thick of a promotional tour with Sheryl Crow for the release of her new CD, Detours. We do quite a few acoustic performances both for radio
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Promo Tour Journal

January 9, 2008
As soon as Sheryl Crow had completed her latest album, Detours, due to hit the stores and download sites February 5, 2008, we immediately began preparation for promoting the
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Don’t Ditch the CDs Yet

December 11, 2007
Okay, so I’ve got a beef with the whole iTunes download thing – the sound quality sucks. I get the feeling I’m a bit behind the curve in noticing this,
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KT88s!

November 9, 2007
Have you ever heard of this tube? Not many people have, and it’s time to give it a little attention since there are currently great new versions of the
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Sprucing Up that Vintage Amp

October 10, 2007
--> Last month we discussed buying vintage amps on eBay. Here’s a request list you can take to the repair shop, along with your “new” vintage find: Replace the
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Bidding on that vintage amp?

September 10, 2007
A word of personal experience when it comes to buying tube amps on eBay – count on investing at least another couple hundred dollars getting your cool vintage amp up
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Flying With Guitars

August 8, 2007
Flying with your axe without busting it up.
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Too Many Pedals

July 11, 2007
Peter Stroud shows off his pedal collection.
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Rig Show & Tell, Part 2

June 12, 2007
Last month I talked about the thought process behind pulling together my stage rig. This month, I’ll take you through a more detailed description.
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Rig Show & Tell

May 14, 2007
In the past I could get away with a pedalboard and a couple of amps, but as the songs and our production became more elaborate with more guitar parts to be covered I found myself doing a bit of an Irish jig trying to hit all of the switches on cue. So I succumbed to … THE RACK
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No-Hassle Taped Tone

April 11, 2007
I most always use two mics on a guitar amp, be it a single speaker, 2x12 or 4x12 cab. This way, you can either pull up each individually or blend the two together for a variety of sounds
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Fave Pickups, Pt. 1

March 19, 2007
Talking about favorite pickups is equivalent to carrying on about beer. You’ve got domestic and imports, microbrewers and homebrews. Everybody has a favorite.
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More Wiring Tricks...

March 19, 2007
When at home I’ll often find myself late at night at my work bench tweezing and tweaking amps and guitars … especially amps that I buy off of eBay.
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Fave Pickups, Pt. 2

March 15, 2007
Since there wasn’t enough space to cover them all in the last issue, I’ll continue with some of the favorite pickups I’m using these days or have liked over the years.
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Home Recording Guitars

March 15, 2007
I’ve recently upgraded my home recording setup, so I thought I’d talk about it this month.
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