blues rock

“Music is inherently a collaborative process, and quite often, our heroes work better together.”

In 1986, my friend Jon Small produced the video for Run-DMC and Aerosmith’s version of “Walk this Way.” Small starts the video with Aerosmith loudly jamming in a rehearsal space with an annoyed Run-DMC shouting from the adjacent room, “Turn that noise down, man.” When DMC realizes they can’t get around it, they have to get into it.

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Rig Rundown - Steve Hill

The charismatic Canuck demonstrates how to be a one-person power trio with drumstick-equipped vintage Gibsons and a pedalboard that's been sidelined by a kick drum and crash cymbal.

French-Canadian Steve Hill has been a professional musician since the age of 17. Sometimes as a sideman, sometimes as a frontman, but always onstage with a guitar in his hands and a smile on his face. About 10 years ago, Steve Hill released an album, and it was DOA—it bombed and nothing happened with it (his words, not ours).

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