For years, my day job was building and managing websites. At night, I jammed and recorded, wrote tunes and played guitar but I earned my living designing, coding and developing for the web.
2019 09 May
AcousticAid, Manchester 2017. Image copyright © Barnabas Mersich Media 2017 13 June
I was in Scotland recently, and bought a copy of the Sunday Herald, for a while there the only newspaper to support Scottish independence.
2017 18 April
Yamaha are consistently underrated by the fan-boys. So here's a review of one of their more inventive recent guitars.
2017 03 April
A couple of months ago I wrote about the importance of Open Mic nights for the development of your writing and performing skills.
2017 07 March
Being an anal sort of fellow, I group the various music apps on my iPhone into a ‘Play’ folder for all the tools that are supposed to help me create, and a ‘Listen’ folder for all the apps I can us
2017 05 January
For most of 2016, I've been playing once a week, three songs at a time in my very own local bar. It's been a revelation.
2016 07 September
Let's be honest. If it's not complicated, it's probably not worth it. Time to upgrade the web site.
2012 27 May
Maple vs rosewood fingerboard in another blind A/B test. Can you tell the difference?
2012 17 March
In which I offer up AB testing of nearly vintage Kent Armstrong pickups against modern retro Bare Knuckle Apaches...
2012 12 March
Another variant on the four pickup sets I've tested. This time it's Bare Knuckle Apache vs Guitar Fetish JH Exp.