10 ? with Tony Franklin.

Being a unique voice in music is extremely rare. How many players in rock music have truly brought a innovative sound to popular music? There have been only a dozen or so, and I submit to you, dear reader, that Tony Franklin brought the idiosyncrasies of fretless to rock music. Franklin introduced what a violin [...]

Obscure covers: expert level quiz!

Many bands cover other artist's songs. Often the cover version goes on to be a bigger hit than the original. I Love Rock 'n' Roll was a number one hit for Joan Jett in 1981, but was originally written and released by The Arrows in 1975. Jimi Hendrix had an iconic performance with All Along [...]

10 Questions with Andy Wood.

Guitar and Mandolin player Andy Wood is a breath of fresh air amongst the throng of guitar virtuosos that crowd the scene. Growing up a mandolin player, Andy was immersed in the bluegrass scene and mastered that before he became more aware of rock and fusion players. Wood quickly came to appreciate and love both [...]