Refurbishing a Vintage Amplifier

Have you struck gold? Vintage amplifiers can be extremely sought after by avid guitar players around the world. It can be nearly impossible (or actually so) to replicate the sound designed by old-school audio engineers with components of an earlier day. If you’ve come across one of these on Craigslist,…

The Basics of Writing a Folk Song

What is Folk Music? Folk music can be found across all musical genres and in all cultures. It has been a method of entertainment for numerous generations and it has been a means for people to record memorable events that have happened in their lives or in their communities. Folk…

What Defines Folk Music?

Although it can be difficult to accurately describe what it is that sets American folk music apart from other types of music, one characteristic would be that it is generally a traditional form of “community music.” Folk music is sometimes performed by duos, trios and musical groups, but the genre…