New EP in the works, summer touring…

Mixing is complete on a new EP that will be released this year, look for a late summer release.  This 5 song release has a bluegrass instrumentation, with acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo, double bass, fiddle and dobro.  I was fortunate enough to get some of the best pickers around to be a part of this […]

Thank You Cleveland Beer Week

I was asked this year to be the live music/band manager for Cleveland Beer Week’s events that included music.  Cleveland Beer Week is a pretty large undertaking, and there is a ton of work that goes into having such a  great yearly event. I was very happy to help out this year by booking music […]

New Year

First off, I want to express my thanks to Dieter and all of the great folks over at K&K Sound. I use K&K pickups in my acoustic guitars. They’ve hooked me up with a new XLR pre-amp for my acoustics. I got to test it out last week at Brother’s Lounge and it sounds great. […]

Retrodyne Amplification Builds Thor Platter “Sunshine 17” custom model

Alex, over at Retrodyne Austin, released the Thor Platter “Sunshine 17” model earlier this year. The ‘Sunshine 17’, features a 2 tube reverb circuit, full-size reverb pan, new medium gain preamp. Hammond power transformer, custom Heyboer output transformer. Direct “Point-to-Part (TM)” construction. 2 JJ-EL84 output tubes, NOS 12AT7 reverb driver. Controls: Drive, 3-position Soul control […]