Make your own bottleneck slide

I have never really liked store brought glass slides, they tend to be very thin walled and too wide for my spindly long fingers. I have a couple of brass slides that do well for belting out Son House style acoustic stuff but for  low action electric playing, ( I wear my slides on my […]

Replacing pickups in an Agile Les Paul Clone

My wife bought me some pups for my birthday. She is pretty cool like that. Both are Iron gears, it’s a brand I have been quite interested in for a few months now, ever since they started getting rave reviews on the uk forums. Seymour Duncan performance for half the price seems to be the […]

The quandry of the overpriced niche guitar

A long time ago I picked up an Italia Mondial Classic semi acoustic guitar. I have to admit I was swayed by the looks, it’s pink, it’s plastic and unique. It plays well enough, clubby 50’s style les paul type neck, maybe the action is a bit higher than I usually like but it works […]