{Xarriviewz III} ‘Luthier Unbound by 6~String Limits: Thomas of Rodriguez Guitars’

The first time I saw one of his axes up close was a bass for the bassist of Burma Jam. When played thru a few 18″ cabs this thing really shook the house. The workmanship was all there too; no loose ends everything how it should be…built to last! Later a band members housemate  had a Firebird […] → Continue Reading {Xarriviewz III} ‘Luthier Unbound by 6~String Limits: Thomas of Rodriguez Guitars’

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SANTANA: Taming the Serpent?!? Tone on another level, MF’s!

AN OPEN LETTER TO TONE WIZARDS, TIMBRE DRAGON CHASERS AND VORTEXIAN PROFESSORS OF FUZZ Carlos Santana regrouped w/ original lineup from Woodstock era. Saw a concert film of the tour. His tone is brilliant, modernized exact version of his OG timbre when he played a SG Special P90s. No he’s rocking a PRS signature Les […] → Continue Reading SANTANA: Taming the Serpent?!? Tone on another level, MF’s!

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Info Age Blues: {Why Cream Has 411 and Politics = 000} ‘Unleash Thee Locusts’ x SULTANZ u.v. {+} VORTYX “blackened progressive doom” ~ new xingle!

<a data-cke-saved-href=”http://sultanzuvtheev0rtyx.bandcamp.com/track/unleash-thee-locusts” href=”http://sultanzuvtheev0rtyx.bandcamp.com/track/unleash-thee-locusts”>Unleash Thee Locusts!!! by $ultanz u*v* {+} \/0rtyx</a>       It dawned on this mf while watching Cream’s farewell concert at the Royal Albert hall that any 30 seconds of their music that might contains more actual human knowledge, wisdom and enlightening messages then any comparative 30 minutes of political hogwash bullshit new~speak nonsense. Every […] → Continue Reading Info Age Blues: {Why Cream Has 411 and Politics = 000} ‘Unleash Thee Locusts’ x SULTANZ u.v. {+} VORTYX “blackened progressive doom” ~ new xingle!

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~M A U R I C E ^ W H I T E ^ { 19.12.41 ~ 03.02.16 } R O C K ^ [ i n ] ^ P A X~

~ M A U R I C E ^ W H I T E ^ R O C K ^ [i n ] ^ P A X ~ { E A R T H ^ W I N D ^ & ^ F I R E }      Saw these guys about 5 years back on […] → Continue Reading ~M A U R I C E ^ W H I T E ^ { 19.12.41 ~ 03.02.16 } R O C K ^ [ i n ] ^ P A X~

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R U Hendrixified? Why Jimi’s Tone Rules Time & Space

Another neat gear guide to dating JH EXP pix is that the extra tall straight front Marshall cabinets were mostly out of backline by late ’67, early 68. They were from the JTM-45/100 KT66 valve (tube in UK) GZ34 valve rectifier series of amps and had the pre~Rolla Celestion greenbacks rated at 20w or was […] → Continue Reading R U Hendrixified? Why Jimi’s Tone Rules Time & Space

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~ J E S V S ^ W E P T @ ^ F T. ^ R E N O ^ P A R K ~ { 1 9 8 8 }

~ W E P T @ ^ FO R T ^ R E N O ^ P A R K ~ {August 1988 NW Washington, District of Colombia USA}  JESVS WEPT played the city-sponsored outdoor stage at Fort Reno Park {near NW Tenleytown radio towers} around this time in summer ’88. By this point we were promoting the […] → Continue Reading ~ J E S V S ^ W E P T @ ^ F T. ^ R E N O ^ P A R K ~ { 1 9 8 8 }

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‘Feeling Returns’ {Deja Vu?}: The Grabber bass & destiny of JESVS WEPT

     How can a mere instrument come to symbolize a band or an entire type of music? Let’s hear from the ‘Ghost of Weptmass Past’ on why this is possible. For those who believe in something they tend to come across proofs of itself as a result of their enthusiasm, noticing parallels and serendipitous synchronically […] → Continue Reading ‘Feeling Returns’ {Deja Vu?}: The Grabber bass & destiny of JESVS WEPT

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Telekasts to 0blivion?: History u.v. Telekasterz in XARRIER…

 Jesvs WEPT rocking a 'tuxedo' Telecaster live for 18 songs in 1988? hear it here. . . Naked Hope 2xLP!  Why does WEPT 'oscillate & turn' on the axis u.v Gibx0n & F3nd3r precepts of guitar design and tone? Becuase both have always been functional for the music written, with some guitars even seeming to direct the course […] → Continue Reading Telekasts to 0blivion?: History u.v. Telekasterz in XARRIER…

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XARRIER endorses all genius album artwerx variations!

Blue Note: Reid Miles, ECM : Manfred Eicher, Virgin Records: Assorted Images, 4AD: 23 Envelope, Cream 'Disraeli Gears': Martin Sharp,  Dark Side of the Moon: Hipgnosis {aka Storm T, later helped by Peter C of Throbbing Gristle}, Joy Division : Unknown Pleasures/ Closer [Factory] : Peter Saville, Serpent's Exile : 'ENTER': 111 DES9Z. Xarrier Infrastarwerx Recordings, inspired by those labels {standing on […] → Continue Reading XARRIER endorses all genius album artwerx variations!

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3nter the 3squire

  Fascinatin' instrument history: the no-truss rod early Pine 3squire. Leo's goal was to make a reliable & repairable instrument for the working musician. The reality of why the truss rod was add'ed late '50~ early '51 was at that annual NAMM show in Chicago some F3nd3r employees checked out a 'brand G' in a hotel room then […] → Continue Reading 3nter the 3squire

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+3|3|0g!k/\| k0n$3rv/\+i0n?

Ecology u.v. the telestarvoid, that which ensigniates all energy, light, and empty space. The playing filed u.v our waking dreams…the silent music of time. A konversation regarding konservation u.v. resources, and the xpiritual recomendation of wildlife preservation. Shall these topix be discussed in lyrix, or do they distract from the music? In the case of […] → Continue Reading +3|3|0g!k/\| k0n$3rv/\+i0n?

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M!ck K/\rn R.|.P. Ph!l Lyn0++

  25 years apart to the day {January 4 2011/1986) the bassgods recalled their finest to heaven. Mick Karn {Japan, Dalis Car, Polytown, Gary Numan, Kate Bush} and Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy. . .

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b|/\ck x/\/\/\ss & HNY

  for all r0ckerz worldwide, r0ck 0ver plut0/ r0ck 0ver jupitr0n/ rock a jet black Flying V for a maximum r’nb’ m0ment 0f triple stack amnesia. whatever h0liday y0u rock, rock it to 11 and feedback till wind0ws rattle. and make the ladies gr00ve 0n the dancefl00r while yr at it…

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[n] 90d|n w3 +rVz+

  The necessity for a new language is paramount to the advancement u.v civilization. An antiqued alphabet must be upgraded w/ an alphanumerik system, the esperant0 u.v. text. In a post~k0ldwar, spaceinf0age digi^world there needs to be a reflection u.v. changes in the qwerty keyboard. “|n 90d|n vv3 +rVz+” and “9yr3x |z th3 m0+r/\ u.v. […] → Continue Reading [n] 90d|n w3 +rVz+

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