Clapton News from FT.com, the NYT The North Korean government isn''t huge on rock, but they''ve invited Slowhand to play there. FT.com has the story. People are still buzzing about

Clapton

Clapton News

from FT.com, the NYT


The North Korean government isn''t huge on rock, but they''ve invited Slowhand to play there. FT.com has the story. People are still buzzing about Clapton''s recent performance with Steve Windwood. Here''s the NYT review.
R&R Hall of Fame

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees

from the Hall


The ''08 lineup: Leonard Cohen, the Dave Clark Five, Madonna, the Coug, Kenny Gamble, the Ventures and Little Walter. The Hall''s website has the scoop.
Puerta Plata

Puerta Plata

from muiscbox-online.com


Here''s a cool article about Puerta Plata, the last surviving practitioner of an acoustic guitar style played in the Dominican Republic.

The author’s Collings D2H rests on his favorite Fender amp combination for acoustic guitar: a Bandmaster Reverb atop a 1x12 extension cab with an Eminence Maverick inside. The amp has a custom-made baffle board with two 8" speakers, so can go it alone for smaller gigs.

Interested in plugging a flattop into your favorite silver- or black-panel beauty? Here’s what you need to know.

Have you ever tried to plug your acoustic guitar into a classic-style Fender amp? There are some hurdles to overcome, and this month I’ll provide some advice on how to get past them. But first, some background.

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A lightweight, portable amp series developed after months of forensic examination of vintage valve amps.

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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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