Monthly Archives: June 2006

Electric Kool-Aid Amp Test: Day 118—It's ALIVE!

Some of you who’ve been reading this blog for a while might recall I’ve been playing Dr. Frankenstein in my basement, building a replica of the legendary Marshall 18-watt amplifier. You can catch up on the story here: Day 1 … Continue reading

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The Singing Lesson

Today I had my first singing lesson. Wow! What an intense, scary, illuminating experience. My teacher, whose ad I found in Seattle’s alternative weekly The Stranger, is Susan M. Carr. Her website describes her as “a superior technical teacher,” and … Continue reading

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For Those About to Rock

Recently one of my students told me he wanted to join a rock band, and asked where he should start. Here are some ideas for finding musicians in the Seattle area: Classifieds Legend has it that bassist Kim Deal hooked … Continue reading

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