Tuesday’s Daily Kindling

Good Karma: Check out and please support Little Kids Rock's Right to Rock Celebration, a benefit event to restore and revitalize music education in low-incom...

Thursday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "My vocation is more in composition really than anything else - building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an a...

Fireside Chat: John Patitucci

Grammy-winning jazz bassist John Patitucci pulled up a seat to chat with our very own Charlie Doom. 1. If you weren't a musician, what would you be and why? ...

Direct-to-Fan Distribution

There was no single blow that killed the record industry's business model, but it never recovered once artists gained the capability to sell and distribute thei...

Yes, Master

“Mastering Engineer” — an industry job shrouded by a magical black veil of intrigue and mystery. Who are these guys? What do they do behind those closed doors t...

Thursday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou ...
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The Turtles and the Hare: Sometimes the Hare Wins

Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan are best known as the front men for '60s folk-rock group The Turtles (“Happy Together,” “Elenore,” “You Showed Me”). After the ban...

The Man in the Baseball Cap

The man in the baseball cap with a violin played six Bach pieces in a Washington DC train station on a chilly January morning in 2007. During that time of day, ...

Fireside Chat: Robben Ford

If you weren't a musician, what would you be and why? I'm an art lover so a painter or a chef; I like bringing pleasure to the world. Honestly, how many hou...

Thursday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "Steal a little, and they put you in jail. Steal a lot, and they make you king." - Bob Dylan Musings: Gibson has penned a deal with...

Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists – Part 5

And the final 10 are in! Rounding out our tribute to TrueFire educators, here's our list of the Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists in no particular order. Drumro...