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  • Thunder Row Articles

    by Published on 04-06-2013 09:15 AM  Number of Views: 190 
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    Distortion, Dirt, Grit, Chunk, Fuzz, Overdrive, Grind...

    It goes by many names, comes in many flavors and they’re all good. Unfortunately, finding that sweet spot isn't so easy with vintage pedals. You ...
    by Published on 04-03-2013 06:55 PM  Number of Views: 280 

    Good news! You can now order your DR Handmade Strings online. (Especially good news for those of you in the Tundratic Regions of North America!) Check out their store.


    Welcome to the DR Strings online store! All orders placed through our online shop will be fulfilled by one of our local-to-you active dealers. Available for in-store pickup or prompt shipment to you!
    by Published on 04-03-2013 09:50 AM  Number of Views: 397 

    TR's good friend, blues bass great Lane Baldwin is haulin' in some new gear in preparation for his upcoming tour. Which means - out with the old! His loss could be your gain. If any of these deals interest you, drop him a line. This gear is battle-tested, may be scratched and dinged but, hey what blues gear worth its salt is inexperienced? Lane says it's in great shape, and we know you can ...
    by Published on 04-03-2013 09:45 AM  Number of Views: 152 

    According to Zander, the title of his new album, "Saturn Return" refers to:

    It's been around the Sun. : )

    The title refers to Saturn returning ...
    by Published on 03-30-2013 09:10 AM  Number of Views: 303 

    It's always interesting to discover the musicians who influenced our favorite musicians and, since Paul is one of many favorites around here, we thought you might find the following - excerpted ...
    by Published on 03-29-2013 02:45 PM  Number of Views: 852 
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    Right now, if you order this book, you'll get a free digital copy of STORIES FROM HOME. We reviewed it here on TR - one of the best albums ever. Visit Bernhard Lackner online for more details on how to get your free copy!

    by Published on 03-29-2013 02:00 PM  Number of Views: 122 

    TR Member Stanton Lawrence keeps a great blog! Do you read it? Here's an excerpt from his latest entry:

    I have often heard that the key to achieving your goals is focus. It’s a simple concept really, but one that I can’t say that I have put much stock in, until recently that is. Lately I have found when I start to do something creative I am easily distracted. Sometimes I feel like I am almost looking for things to sidetrack me.

    by Published on 03-29-2013 03:05 AM  Number of Views: 201 

    Do you read the Thunder Row Blog? The latest entry is from the heart!

    Thunder Row Blog ...
    by Published on 03-27-2013 08:15 AM  Number of Views: 262 

    I will be doing something new this coming Saturday-a Virtual House Concert with fellow TMBG Band Member Tim McDonald. This is not unlike a house concert, we perform a short set as a duo on piano and bass (very likely songs from my two CDs and the Tim McDonald II CD we recorded with Chester Thompson on drums). It will be a really interesting experience for me, and if some of my TMBG friends and fans would like to join me and Tim, we'd be honored! It's 6-6:30 pm CDT at this link:

    by Published on 03-26-2013 06:30 PM  Number of Views: 2351 
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    Esperanza Spalding

    A year or so ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Esperanza Spalding for Thunder Row. Since that time, a lot of folks have joined the Row so we thought, since Ms. Spalding won Best New Artist at the Grammy's last year, we'd re-run the interview of this exceptional talent, so you could get to know her better. Read on!

    Okay, here's a riddle for you. Who's an exceptional bassist, an incredible singer, a fabulous and original songwriter, has an infectious laugh, has played at the White House as well as with Stevie Wonder and a cartload of other headliners and, incidentally, is almost single-handedly changing the face of contemporary jazz, (and several other genres)? Her name is Esperanza Spalding. She's twenty-four, poised, gracious, and a delight, as you're about to see. (Esperanza, incidentally, is Spanish for hope, and we hope you'll get to know her!)

    Read on!

    Ed: Your bio says that it was seeing Yoyo Ma ...

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    Until about 8 months ago, I never considered buying a Warwick bass. Then I came across the first Warwick bass that stimulated my "must have" gene. It...

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