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Who is St. Vincent?

Who is St. Vincent?

Who Is St. Vincent? If you are familiar with Ernie Ball Music Man guitars then you may have seen an electric guitar that in some people's minds looks like a dress or resembles a woman's figure.  The name of the...

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Octave Visits Rob Chapman In Minneapolis

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting the one and only Rob Chapman. For those that don't know Rob is the founder of Chapman Guitars, and has a huge social media following. I was able to...

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2017 Chapman Guitars Pre-Sale

At the 2017 NAMM show Chapman Guitars announced an entire change to their guitar offerings. This included 29 new models spread across three different ranges; Pro, Signature, and Standard. The pro series represents updated features, colors, and modifications to their...

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PRS Announces Reclaimed Limited Edition Series Guitars

Last week PRS Guitars announce two limited edition models. Limited to around 600 guitars PRS is offering a “Reclaimed Limited CE24” and a “Reclaimed Limited S2 Vela”. Both of these guitars will be semi-hollow guitars that use two exotic wood...

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Purchasing a Guitar: 101

Purchasing a Guitar: 101

You may have walked into a music-retailer and thought, “I am ready to buy a guitar.” Or, maybe you’re shopping for someone else who has expressed interest in starting up on the 6-string (if it’s a surprise you’ll have to...

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What the Fuzz?

What the Fuzz?

So, you want to sound like Jimi Hendrix sans bell-bottoms. We all do. But what's the secret behind the sound? Friend, it's all in the fuzz. Here are five fantastic fuzz pedals and what you need to know about them:...

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