October 2014 (Issue No. 262)
How To Sell Your Music!
From crowd funding to Bandcamp to online concerts--everything guitarists need to know about the world of digital DIY...
Tell Me Why
- Neil Young
Which Side Are You On?
- Florence Reece
Frankie & Albert
- Mississippi John Hurt
- Doc Watson
In This Issue
‘Bells’ Toll for Mike Auldridge
The late Dobro pioneer answers final call with Three Bells
BY ORVILLE JOHNSON
Ani DiFranco, and the sometimes-harsh realities of being a ‘feminist icon’
BY MARK SEGAL KEMP
How to Sell Your Music
A 21st century look at DIY distribution
Barr Brothers show no rest for the wicked with Sleeping Operator
Dawn Landes flies the coop on Bluebird
A note-for-note beginner’s guide to reading music
Lick ‘em and slide, with these bottleneck basics
Take the melody and run!
Robyn Hitchcock takes stock with The Man Upstairs; plus new releases by Richard Thompson, Old Crow Medicine Show, Shovels & Rope, Peter Rowan, Chris Smither, and Dom Flemons
Film: What's Up Doc?
Live-performance DVD of late flatpicking great Watson shows what happens when the ‘Doc’ is in…
Online guitar shop Reverb.com wants to take center stage from eBay
Makers & Shakers
Even after 40 years, there’s no ‘cruz’ control at Santa Cruz Guitars…
Never let ‘em see your guitar sweat!
Mic it up—there’s no substitute for a good acoustic-guitar microphone
Review: Breedlove Solo acoustic bass
It’s safe to go back in the acoustic-bass waters…
Review: Journey Instruments’ OF-420
Pack ‘n’ play! Journey’s latest is a ‘snap’ to travel with
Review: Capo 3 app
Latest version will have you playing along to your favorite songs in no time
Round of applause for the Josh White Ovation
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