Alternate and Open Tunings 1

If you are a beginner to intermediate guitar player then maybe you heard these terms but you were unsure what they meant. In essence what we are talking about is re-tuning the guitar away from the sta...

Automated Luthier part 2

In the last post we compared hand-made guitars by professional luthiers with factory made guitars. We toured the Taylor factory and watched the process with a little more detail. I have been very impr...

Automated Luthier part 1

Some people will debate over what kind of guitars are the best. Of course all of this is opinion oriented. One line of debate is whether or not hand crafted guitars are better than factory made guitar...

Changes In The Music Industry Part 1

The music Industry has changed so much in just the last 25 years. In the 20th century the music industry was dominated by the big record labels and the major recording studios. To make it big in the i...

Changes In the Music Industry Part 2

These days’ popular big bands that are already established are making far less money on royalties. Today most major bands are making money from shows and tours. There are still big bucks to be made ...