Category Archives: Music

My Led Zeppelin Holy Grails

As a collector of unofficial Led Zeppelin material, there are so many things I wish to have but don’t. A few rare things are simply because I haven’t been able to find them. Some more are because they’re being horded. … Continue reading

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Tellin’ mother nature ‘bout you and me…

So I wanted to introduce everyone to my all-time favorite song. I don’t even know why it’s my all-time favorite song. What I do know is this: a) It’s written by my all-time favorite band, Led Zeppelin. b) It’s about … Continue reading

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The (In)Complete Roots of Led Zeppelin

Before I post this one, I need to put a disclaimer: I will NOT tolerate any comments that bash LZ for being an “unoriginal cover band”. For one thing, if you do the math on how many of the songs … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin – Reshuffled

I decided to do a few posts about music… specifically, Led Zeppelin. Why? Because they are the greatest. Full stop. No arguments allowed. 😛 So anyways, two of these posts (this one and the next one) will be highlighting my … Continue reading

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Great Guitar Solos – Heartbreaker live at “How the West Was Won” (Led Zeppelin)

Sadly, this you can’t watch, because there’s no video footage. But you can certainly listen to it. And please do. Eat it up. Enjoy it. Get it. Live it. Love it.

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BitTorrent and Bootlegs: Are they Bad or Good?

The following is a paper I wrote for my Legal Issues for the Musician class. In it I talk a bit about BitTorrent and bootlegs. I then propose a possible business model for making these things lucrative. I got an … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Guitar Solo

So I’ve done two posts for my Great Guitar Solos series, and I realized… I never really explained what I like in a guitar solo… that what… what good guitar is too me. Now, of course, what makes a guitar … Continue reading

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Great Guitar Solos – This Entire Show by Kaki King on TED Talks

I was looking for a solo by Kaki King to showcase, and decided it was impossible to find just one. Her playing is absolutely incredible and she absolutely deserves to be noted as one of the greatest guitarists of the … Continue reading

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Great Guitar Solos – Comfortably Numb P*U*L*S*E*

I love guitar solos. A lot. I love picking them apart and figuring out what’s being played and what techniques are being used and if it’s sloppy and if that sloppiness is on purpose and so on and so forth. … Continue reading

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Music Reviews – Jesus Christ Superstar 2012/2013 Arena Tour

So… maybe you’ve heard of this? Before the fold, I’ll say this. I’m really not a fan of musical theatre.  I just don’t like the style. I’ve largely been bored to tears by almost all of the musical theatre shows … Continue reading

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