Editor of the zZounds Blog. Donut snob. I love to write and to play guitar, so naturally, I love writing about guitars. My favorite kind of music is the kind that sounds like Muzak but cooler, you know?
Had he followed the conventional audiologist’s path, Dr. Michael Santucci would still be treating musicians — but only after they’d experienced hearing loss, ear injury, and tinnitus. Instead, he entered the field with the mission to help working musicians protect their ears in order to prevent hearing loss and damage down the line. The desire […]
While most guitar enthusiasts recognize and revere the likes of Eddie Van Halen’s “Frankenstrat,” or Jimi Hendrix’s beloved Stratocasters, the individual components in these guitars have stories to tell as well. Whether a revolutionary piece of hardware designed by a technical innovator, or an inspired modification made by an artist out of necessity, these are […]
Looking to get a little more out of your DJ rig? Watch our live demo of Denon DJ’s new LC6000 expansion controller! Resident DJ expert Jimmy guides us through the functionality of this unit, and how it can open up new possibilities in your next DJ set.
We chatted with Gail Ann Dorsey, longtime bassist for David Bowie, as well as Tears for Fears, The National, and many others, all about what she’s been up to and her affinity for playing Ernie Ball Music Man basses. Catch up with a replay of our livestream on the Blog!
The Orange Acoustic Pedal is a full-fledged tonal toolbox for acoustic guitarists of all stripes. zZounds’ own guitar extraordinaire Justin chatted with John about this all-new pedal, and offered a live demonstration. Get a feel for how the Orange Acoustic Pedal can shape your tone, then get yours at zZounds with fast, free shipping!
Matt Hines from iZotope joins us for a live stream to showcase the Spire Studio 2nd Generation. Learn all about how this mobile recorder gets you into your creative zone and recording faster and easier than anything else!
You can’t always get a feel for a place through a Zoom call, but when that place is Lakland headquarters, you pick up quite a bit. The low rumble of the Brown Line trains running overhead every few minutes and the metallic tapping of frets clued me in that the Lakland folks were hard at […]
Did you miss our Facebook Live chat with Chris Shiflett? Catch up with what the Foo Fighters guitarist and Walking the Floor host had to say about the podcast grind, his current studio gear, and what Pat Smear got him for his 50th birthday.
zZounds’ resident shredologist Justin hopped on video chat to run us through the gear he used for our latest Legends Series video on the Grateful Dead’s “Shakedown Street!” Take a listen to the video above for a deeper dive into how we recreated the unique tones of Bob Weir, Jerry Garcia, and Phil Lesh for […]