At the tail-end of April, I picked up a new (to me) Les Paul. It’s a little bit different to a regular R8 Historic Reissue … and it just might be my new #1 guitar.
Read on for my First Impressions.
Continue reading “First Impressions: Gibson Les Paul ‘Cloud 9’ Chambered Reissue 1958”
Rather than do a ‘best of’ style post, every year I’m going to do a rundown of what guitars I’ve had my hands on, and what I’ve learned from the experience.
This post covers guitars I play at home for fun. I’ll cover the guitars that I gig with on Thursday.
Continue reading “2019 Review: Guitars For Home Playing”
August was another really slow month on the second hand market, and things didn’t pick up for September. Instead, I’ve ended up concentrating on the first guitar of my #PlayAlternative series.
Continue reading “New Arrivals For September 2019”
This conversation was originally posted to my Twitter feed.
Good morning! Hope you’re having a great weekend. And, if you’re that way inclined, that you’re starting your Sunday with a great cup of coffee.
This week has been all about pickups for me. Because
the new pickups for the Vintage Lemon Drop arrived 🙂 I dropped everything off at my local guitar shop on Thursday, and I imagine it won’t be too long before I get the guitar back to play with.
I have a theory as to how it might go. I’m excited to see whether or not it holds up to the test. To explain the theory, I need to provide a bit of context …
Continue reading “CoffeeAndKlon #17: Fretboards And Tonewood”
@SigilPickups made the pickups that are in Ghost, my Les Paul Custom. I said at the time that I’d buy again from him, and I finally have 🙂 Really looking forward to hearing how these sound in my 59 RI.
Continue reading “New Arrival: Sigil Pickups Snakebite Humbucker Set”
This conversation was originally posted to
my Twitter feed.
Good morning! I hope you’re having a great weekend so far. What’s on my mind for this week’s
#CoffeeAndKlon? I want to talk about how a first impression doesn’t always stand up to scrutiny. Continue reading “#CoffeeAndKlon 15: First Impressions Can Be Wrong”