Tone Reference – Types of Woods & Combinations

Tone Reference

I usually avoid discussions on tone for the following reason. The tone is very subjective and the descriptions of tone can be somewhat misleading. Anytime tone is mentioned, we have to always consider one of the primary tone generators: your Hands! Each individual’s hands produce a tone that is unique. The list that follows is … Read more

Swampcaster – Professional Guitars


Serial Number: 1926 Completed: 04/25/2018 Body Wood: Swamp Ash Body Color: Vintage Shoreline Gold Chambers: N Top Wood: N/A Bridge: Tremelo Neck Wood: Maple Neck Finish: Satin Neck Carve: 60’s C Taper Overcarve: +.050 (.855-.980) Nutsize: 1.6875″ Fretboard Wood: East Indian Rosewood Fretboard Radius: 10″ Pickups Bridge: Melancon PAFB Humbucker Pickups Middle: N/A Pickups Neck: … Read more

Brendan Ekstrom – Career, Biography & More

Artist Brendan Ekstrom

Brendan Ekstrom began playing guitar at a young age, being only 16. He began memorizing Nirvana song riffs. By age 20, he started taking music seriously, practicing alone and with friends. He has cited Roger Waters of the classic rock band, Pink Floyd, as a musical influence. Brendan is one of the guitarist in Circa … Read more

Brad Rabuchin – Guitarist & Instructor

Artist Brad Rabuchin

Brad Rabuchin, an L.A. guitarist, toured with Ray Charles up until Ray’s death. Brad is currently an instructor at Los Angeles Music Academy and performs with his group The Brad Rabuchin Group. Brad has three Melancons, a blue quilt-topped Custom Artist, a Fireburst burl topped Classic Artist and a Honeyburst Flame topped Classic T with … Read more

Dave Malone – Songs, Career & More

Dave Malone

Dave has been the guitarist/vocalist for the New Orleans band the Radiators it seems forever. The Radiators have been an icon of New Orleans flavored music for years and have been known for their great live performances. Their style has become known as Fish-Head Funk! If you’re interested in more biography posts about famous artists, … Read more