Joe Satriani : The Elephants Of Mars

Guitar wizard Joe Satriani has had a long and accomplished career over the last nearly 40 years redefining what a guitarist can do. His prophetic skills and melody-driven instrumentals made albums like Surfing With The Alien, Flying In A Blue Dream, The Extremist, and Strange Beautiful Music essential listening for any budding guitar slinger. I […]

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Love Crush

As I hit middle school I was knee deep in the hair metal hoopla, but once I made it into my freshman year of high school I’d begun to find more nuanced, less sexually ambiguous music to fall for. I’d been playing guitar for a little over two years once I hit 9th grade and […]

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Lords of Karma

So one of my oldest pals says to me today, “new satriani today. i’m a bit afraid. when was his last innovative record?” That got me thinking about the guy(Satriani, not my pal.) Of all the “shredders” that emerged from the cloud of White Rain and spandex back in the 80s I always felt Joe […]

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