Thursday, July 16, 2020

New Music - Roads We've Taken




*NEW MUSIC* I'm excited to introduce my new solo album entitled "Roads We've Taken".  (aka my 2020 quarantine project - file under "things I wasn't planning on doing this year").   I was going to just do a 4-song EP, and it turned into a 9-track full album.  That's the way it goes when you sudden have lots of free time at night and a little project studio in your basement.

There are a few new songs and several of these that I've had in the file for a long time, and never had a home for in other projects.  The album covers a wide range of stories; some are a look back at my childhood, and some are a look at today as we watch the world go by in these times. 
There's a little bit of variety here for everyone: some rock, some bluesy R&B, some piano, and some acoustic guitar textures. 

This is a *DIGITAL-ONLY* album release.  I will have CDs later this year.  "Road's We've Taken" is available now through all major digital music retailers. I am very happy to share this new music with you all.  Come join me on the front porch for some songs and stories on "Road's We've Taken" - available now





Wednesday, April 15, 2020

new interview - The Guitar Show with Ramon Goose


I just did a new interview for Ramon Goose's guitar show Youtube channel.  Ramon is a UK guitarist who has a really great video series on all things guitar - history, gear, players, etc.    He did an earlier one on Ritchie and I emailed him about my new book.  We got in touch and I did this interview spot for his show just yesterday.

Here it is - check out my new interview with Ramon Goose for The Guitar Show - we talk about my new Ritchie book and Ritchie's music, playing style, and more.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co0QTlO-iHE

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

new Podcast Interview - Deeper Digs In Rock / Ritchie Valens


*New Interview -- my new interview with Christian Swain for Pantheon Podcasts "Deeper Digs in Rock" is now online. In commemoration of February 1959, Christian and I discuss Ritchie Valens, his influence on rock history and rock guitar, and a few other topics. Check it out in its entirety here: