Keep Your Eye on the Prize from IGBlog The oft-philosophical IGBlog has posted a particularly resonant entry about finding time to play guitar when life seems too busy. It''s


Keep Your Eye on the Prize

from IGBlog


The oft-philosophical IGBlog has posted a particularly resonant entry about finding time to play guitar when life seems too busy. It''s a nice read to remind us that we aren''t alone in this thing.

Bonnaroo Recaps

from Various Sources


Didn''t make it to Tennessee? Bonnaroo kicked off Thursday, and reports are rolling in. Check out these from Pop Matters, Stereo Gum, and even the New York Times.

Guitar Goddesses

from the Independent (UK)


Here are two incredibly talented guitarists worth checking out: Kaki King and Marnie Stern. Here''s an article that mentions them and while throwing a little armchair academic theory on the big question -- why don''t we see more women who are this good at our favorite instrument?

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