Johnny Winter box set to rival last year’s stunning Duane Allman package

By Steve Newton Last year's top prize for old-school guitar freaks was undoubtedly Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, the seven-disc box set issued on the Rounder label. And now it looks like the biggest "oh-god-I-gotta-have-it!" item in the same category will be True to the Blues: The Johnny Winter Story, which arrives via Sony's Legacy … Continue reading Johnny Winter box set to rival last year’s stunning Duane Allman package

Joe Satriani’s upcoming box set is one mighty batch o’ Satch

photo by the Newt By Steve Newton The Joe Satriani show at the Vogue last year was one of my fave gigs of 2013, no surprise since Satch has been consistently blowing me away ever since I first heard Surfing With the Alien back in the eighties. Similarly minded guitar freaks who don't already own all of Satriani's albums--or … Continue reading Joe Satriani’s upcoming box set is one mighty batch o’ Satch