February 2020

Last Call

Last Call: Bohlinger’s Unofficial Guide to Music City

May 20, 2018
Our columnist’s take on the 6-string delights of Nashville—with a little added spice.
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Last Call: The Ups and Downs of Touring

May 10, 2018
Embracing whatever life on the road brings.
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Last Call: Worst Gig Ever

April 13, 2018
Fish cleaner, kissing bandit, parasite host, or bad-luck honky-tonk bass player?
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Last Call: Be Where You Belong

February 22, 2018
Sometimes you must face—and embrace—Father Time.
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Last Call: Hired Gunning

January 14, 2018
The lowdown on this sideman’s life: It’s sweet!
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Last Call: Here, Now, or Nowhere

December 13, 2017
The VIP at your next gig should be you.
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Last Call: How Songs Happen

November 14, 2017
If you hang out with creative people, life can be one big art project.
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Last Call: The Tone Quest Never Ends

October 19, 2017
An old Vibroverb inspires a hunt for a sound from our columnist’s past.
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Last Call: How to Avoid Idiocracy

September 21, 2017
Teaching music in schools builds better brains.
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Last Call: My Long, Slow Descent Into Pedal Madness

August 25, 2017
How one guitarist’s effects obsession was born, ran amok, and then conquered. For now.
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Last Call: Instagram Me, Wabi-Sabi

August 11, 2017
Talent in the raw thrives, just a thumb click away.
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Last Call: Your Guitars Own You

June 19, 2017
What to do when your axes become your axis of anxiety.
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Last Call: Goodbye, Cruel Circus, I’m off to Join the World!

May 29, 2017
Everyone has bad days. Don’t let a case of Steve Sax Syndrome get you down.
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Last Call: Redactive Creativity

April 24, 2017
Does anyone really win awards—or sell music—for originality?
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Last Call: Sound Like You

March 29, 2017
Stepping off the creative precipice has both risks and rewards.
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Last Call: Compound Interest

February 28, 2017
Why music isn’t brain surgery … or space flight, or even the iPhone.
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Last Call: Vibing the Divine

January 31, 2017
Albert Einstein and Brian Wilson reveal the secret of the universe: energy.
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Last Call: How the Kashmere Stage Band Stayed on the Good Foot

January 5, 2017
PG's John Bohlinger ruminates on what we can all learn from a badass high-school band from Texas.
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Last Call: Find Your Sensei

November 28, 2016
Having a guitar guru can fill your heart with confidence—and humility.
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Last Call: Don’t Be Dogged by Gear Dogma

November 2, 2016
Beware: Guitar mythology can become a tar pit.
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