Been perusing a loooong thread on gearslutz.com about the recording of various Extreme albums – because I was going to do a post on the most recent Extreme album and Nuno’s gear. But retrenching a bit because of this quote in that thread from producer Michael Wagener: Funny enough, the setup we used on Vito [...]
A Friday, summer, time for some good music. Today we have an unreleased Badlands tune (not the one at right), an Extreme tune from their last album (very good), a blast from the past by Neal Schon and Jan Hammer (funny MTV vid) and…a bonus track. Enjoy!
Nuno In a Similar Boat… Since we recently ended a year and, according to some, a decade, I thought about writing a post on the year’s/decade’s best/worst whatever…but decided it would run a serious risk of being boring. Or at least redundant. But I couldn’t let one thing pass without writing about it. And because [...]
Hear a Pat Travers tune on the internet radio recently, one I hadn’t hear in a long while: Gettin’ Betta. Awesome tune (YouTube links to it below). Reminds me a lot of Extreme, so Nuno Bettencourt obviously borrowed liberally from Pat. Back in the day Pat used a Gibson Melody Maker with full-size Gibson humbuckers. [...]
I was fortunate that a friend got tix to last night’s King’s X/Extreme (in that order) show at NYC’s Fillmore Irving Plaza. Follow is my “review” — just my experience, really — but the bottom line was that both bands were very good. King’s X opened and they were awesome as usual. What a great, [...]