Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Last Call

In his monthly Last Call blog, Nashville-based guitarist John Bohlinger muses on life as a working musician, connecting to music on a deeper level, and surviving touring. Great insights delivered with humor—just what we all need on a regular basis.

ARTICLES

Last Call: What Would Keith Do?

October 23, 2014
Can creating a stage persona make you a better musician?
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Last Call: I'm Not Hurting Anyone but Myself

September 24, 2014
Can you become addicted to guitar?
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Last Call: Good for a Girl

August 5, 2014
Is there a female guitarist in your Top 10 Favorites list?
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Last Call: “What Color Is Your Parachute?” and Other Stupid Questions

July 14, 2014
As musicians, each of us must eventually ponder a vexing question: Can art and commerce coexist?
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Last Call: Growing Apart

June 6, 2014
What’s it like to revisit the music of one’s youth?
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Last Call: A Dictionary of Musician Idioms

May 11, 2014
Next time you’re headed to a gig in the band van, spring a few of these bon mots on your captive audience.
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Last Call: From Front of House

April 11, 2014
Get some sound advice from award-winning live mixer, Wayne Pauley.
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Last Call: Out of Hand

March 16, 2014
Is now the time to deal with gear dependency?
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Last Call: The Power of Dynamics

February 12, 2014
When you want to be heard, sometimes the best strategy is to turn down.
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