The Legacy of BB King & Lucille

B.B. King truly needs no introduction, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about some of the cool stories that have come out of his life—including...

The History of Milkman, or Milkman the Amp

According to USDA agricultural surveys about 30 percent of milk was still delivered to homes in the 1960s, Sam wasn't born until 1992, so that fact...

Silverbursts

Where do they come from? Where do they go? The Silverbursts are out and about in force! Check out the current lineup of Silver-bursted beauties to ...

Russian Circles - "Mota" - Tone Tour

We were lucky enough to our good friends Mike and Brian from the EPIC Instru-Metal band, Russian Circles (on super bad ass Sargent House Records ) ...

TAMA Star Presents: Anika Niles - Live at Chicago Drum Exchange

Anika built up a name for herself over the last few years as a Youtube sensation, boasting more than 13 million views on her drum videos featuring ...

The Guitars of Bob Dylan

We are pretty damn glad that Bob Dylan picked up an electric guitar and showed the world that he was just as much of a Rocker as he was a Storyteller.

The Evolution of the Gretsch Sound

The story of Gretsch spans more than 100 years—135 years to be exact. The family-owned company has been through many ups and downs throughout its ...

Taylor Grand Pacific

The newest offerings from Taylor, the Grand Pacific line is unlike any Taylor that’s come before. In fact, they’re unlike any dreadnought that’s co...

A&F Drums 2020 New Releases

After much talk, A&F finally branches out into hardware with a gorgeous new nickel line. Expanding their line of metal shelled snares, A&F ...

Fender Rarities, Alternate Reality, and Parallel Universe Series Guitars

Bass Guitar Buying Guide

Get the bass that's right for you! Use our Chicago Music Exchange approved, handy dandy bass buying price guide! That low tone is just one click aw...

Vintage Vibes: 1970 Sonic Blue Fender Jazz Bass

God Bless the Lone Star State! This 1970 Fender Jazz Bass, the Cadillac of jazz basses for its custom, car-inspired Sonic Blue color, shown here ag...