Greg Koch Europe Tour Blog 2013 – “Tour Recap #1″

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Europe Tour Recap #1… I am finally getting around to recapping my Greg Koch Band tour of Europe that consisted of 19 gigs in 21 days and logged in just a hair under 10,000 km or 6213 miles. We trekked across Germany, Austria, Italy then went back up through Germany to Denmark only to go […]

Greg Koch Europe Tour Blog 2013… “The Nitty and the Gritty”

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As I prepare to embark on what will be somewhere in the neighborhood of my tenth band tour of Europe, I thought it might be insightful to explain how I go about things for those interested in transcontinental musical exploits. Folks often inquire as to how I books these tours, some think I’m like David […]

My New Taylor 314ce Acoustic Guitar

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Recently I decided to “up the ante” as it were and pick up a better acoustic guitar. I have always loved my Taylor 100 Series; it will remain one of my favorite instruments of all time. Mostly because of the memories it has helped me create. All the same, I have been playing guitar for […]

LA Studio Great Tim Pierce And His Beloved Wildwood Spec Les Paul

A while back we released a blog piece about LA Studio monster Tim Pierce and his glowing review of the Wildwood 10 Telecaster from the Fender Custom Shop.  Now Tim’s back again, this time with “the best Les Paul he has ever owned”, the venerable Wildwood Spec Les Paul.  We are humbled and honored that […]

Phil Brown is a gentleman and a legend, and he really loves the Wildwood 10 Strat

Phil Brown is one of the most talented, passionate musicians we have ever come across.  And one of the nicest people as well.  Phil’s list of musical accomplishments and accolades is almost frightening – and something we certainly respect.  But his generous heart overshadows even his biography and discography.  A short excerpt from his website […]

Shem Uses Wildwood Spec Les Paul To Track Guitars for Upcoming CD By THE APEX

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It’s hard to describe Shem Von Schroeck…  one of the most magnificent singers we’ve ever heard, a top notch studio musician as a bassist, drummer, guitarist and arranger/producer.  A composer of both pop vocal music and classically inspired scores for film… and believe it or not, a world class opera singer.  He is the kind […]

Mike Slubowski, Superhero Warrior Guitar Collector

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Who is Mike Slubowski?  If you ask the vibrant online community of the “Les Paul Forum”, you’ll hear that he is a foremost authority on all things “LP”.  If you search posters and memorabilia in the guitar world, you’ll find he’s the star of the “114 classic Gibson guitars from Mike Slubowski’s collection” poster available online, […]

Priceless Guitars Purchased From Wildwood and The Owners Who Love Them

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For almost 3 decades, Wildwood Guitars has been selling priceless, living, breathing beings (commonly referred to as “guitars” by those who don’t understand) with souls, hearts and songs inside them.  The adventurers who have purchased these magnificent entities have stories to tell and pictures to share!  We are pleased and honored to share these windows […]

Dave Beegle Demonstrates Recording Techniques for Electric Guitar (VIDEO TUTORIALS)

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All of us have struggled with recording “that special tone” to tape (or to hard disk, these days). Why is it that our guitar rig can sound SO GOOD in the basement, garage or bedroom (or even on stage), but then when you play it back through the speakers or headphones, it SUCKS? Well, a […]

Review: Top LA studio guitarist Tim Pierce and the Wildwood 10 Telecaster

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Legendary LA studio guitarist Tim Pierce loves the Wildwood 10 Tele!  We are very excited and honored to share some videos of Tim playing this fine instrument.  Read on! I first met Tim Pierce at the NAMM show in Anaheim, CA back in 1998.  He was playing in a pick-up band of top players – […]