Rock Gets Religion: An Easter Special

Rock & roll and religion: two strange bedfellows if ever there were a pair. Yet, there they are mingling together onstage, not only in the music of “shredd...

Daylight Savings

By Charlie Doom We’re still adjusting to the time change here, it’s been hard going. The coffee machine is down for the count; the tech says it wasn’t design...

Course Blog: Blues Rock Road Trip – Part 1

TrueFire Course Blogs are created by students who post summaries of their learning experience as they work through a particular TrueFire course. While an indivi...

Allman To ZZ – Part 2

Another one of Andy Ellis' six-string history lessons, Allman to ZZ looks at slide playing from myriad angles, from Blind Willie Johnson's pocket-knife lick fro...

Allman To ZZ – Part 1

Another one of Andy Ellis' six-string history lessons, Allman to ZZ looks at slide playing from myriad angles, from Blind Willie Johnson's pocket-knife lick fro...
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Andreas Oberg – Billie’s Bounce

Our good friend Robert Conti plays jazz guitar like nobody’s business. That’s why we jumped when he told us to check out Andreas Oberg. This version of Billie’s...

New Jimi

by Rich Maloof The new Hendrix release is out today. Valleys of Neptune is based primarily on tracks recorded though never released by Jimi back in 1969. ...
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Paul Rishell – Shake ’em On Down

Bonafide country blues guitar master, Paul Rishell introduces and performs Shake ‘em On Down from his TrueFire guitar course Dirt Road Blues. This classic Tommy...

The Memphis Sound

Keith Wyatt explores the Memphis sound from the axe of Steve Cropper, who was the guitarist for Booker T and the MGs. First, he fleshes out the rhythm part of t...