• Sweetwater to host VornDick studio seminar

    Renowned studio engineer and producer Bil VornDick has teamed up with mega-music retailer Sweetwater, and Chicago grassers The House Carpenters to offer a 3-day recording seminar in Fort Wayne, IN. It is scheduled for April 23-25. VornDick is among the most

  • The Meyerband

    Stop me if you've heard this one before... A talented group of siblings dedicate their youth to bluegrass music and attract attention for their skill and depth of understanding while still in their teens. Meyerband, previously know as Meyer Bluegrass Band,

  • Martin introduces new Retro Series models

    The C.F. Martin guitar company has generated quite a buzz in the six string community this past two months with the announcement of their new Retro Series acoustic/electric models. These are standard Martins, utilizing the new F1+ Aura pickup and

  • Country Side of Bluegrass from Janie Fricke

    Recent news of a release by Janie Fricke, titled Country Side of Bluegrass, intrigued me, as one of those who remember her star status as one of the premier female vocalists in country music in the early 1980's. Getting started doing vocals for national advertising

  • Jerry Douglas at MPI

    Jerry Douglas, Jim Lauderdale and Sam Bush are all scheduled as presenters at Music Producers Institute sessions in 2009. These 3 day sessions offer a crash course in how successful studio producers "do what they do." Led by Grammy-winning producer Steve