The High Gain Podcast welcomes its first guest!

Just 7 episodes in, Ed Peterson and I welcomed Frank Gross, owner of Thunder Road Guitars, to Verkstad for a special episode of The High Gain podcast. Frank brought a 1959 Jazzmaster with him, and we had a blast talking about it with him. We learned so much about that guitar, as well as the vintage guitar market, in general. We may have even coined a new term: "back-alley retail"
Thanks, Frank!

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

A few years back, I toured with a band as part of a film called Silence. The movie itself was silent; the actors performed their parts, while the musicians provided the music. The score was written by Jon Sampson, who also played upright bass for the production. I was a jack of all trades. I played rhythm guitar, a de-tuned zither, a trumpet played through a leslie speaker, djembe, cymbals and "The Duchamp"

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