Labor of Love: Mdou Moctar

Moctar’s intoxicating sound is both deeply traditional and distinctly Western. It fuses limber, Middle Eastern-inspired melodies with raw and power...

Labor of Love: Matt Mays

Nova Scotia is where it started but Matt Mays has spent the better part of two decades on the road perfecting his growling blend of indie rock n' r...

Caroline Somersault Chorus Vibrato Demo with Yvette Young

Guitarist for the San Jose math-rock trio Covet and friend of the shop Yvette Young stopped in to demo the Somersault by Caroline Guitar Co. A “Lo-...

Vintage Talks - Gibson ES-295 "Donnie"

Meet “Donnie”, a 1952 Gibson ES-295, but not just any 1952 Gibson ES-295. “Donnie” is one of the earliest of its kind, and despite bearing the nick...

CME Gear Demo: Teenage Engineering OP-Z

The Teenage Engineering OP-Z is the next-generation iteration of the brand's iconic micro-magical synthesizer, the OP-1. The OP-Z builds on its pre...

Fender American Performer Acoustasonic Series Telecaster

Go from acoustic to electric, in between, and back again with the Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster. Offering an infinite range of acoustic a...

Labor of Love: Les Filles De Illighadad

There are only two female Tuareg guitarists in the known world. Fatou Seidi Ghali of the tende duo, Les Filles de Illighadad, is one, but she's rea...

Labor of Love: Joshua Powell

 Joshua Powell creates music that is a blend of narrative folk with a hallucinogenic vibe plus a little early ‘00s- bedroom indie. The band have go...

Labor of Love: John R. Miller

Listening to John R. Miller feels like you're talking to an old friend. His honest, inspired lyrics accompanied with his folky finger-style guitar ...

Labor of Love: Jaye Jayle

Jay Jayle treats us to the tune "Low Again Street," off of their recent Sargent House release "No Trail and Other Unholy Paths."We talked with Evan...

Labor of Love: Guy King

2017 Blues Music Award Nominee Guy King’s music is fresh and unique while maintaining a strong link to the musical masters that came before him. Hi...

Labor of Love: Gretta Ray

21 year-old singer-songwriter Gretta Ray is based in Melbourne, Australia, and is renowned around the world for her catchy, yet intricately-woven t...