Category Archives: Guitar nerd shit

Strange Country – when country music was hip, Part I

So I’m a DJ now. Started a DJ gig at the Aristocrat Lounge: Strange Country. Yeah, yeah, DJing takes lots of talent, but it seems like there are a million soul DJ nights going on in town, and I wanted … Continue reading

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Dead Mall Dues: Schooley’s guide to “modern” acoustic roots records

When I recorded my new record Dead Mall Blues on 12XU with Walter Daniels, (one of the TWO NEW RECORDS I have out right now, the other being my solo LP The Man Who Rode the Mule around the World … Continue reading

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Scans from guitar magazines I bought when I was a kid, Vol. 2

In our last installment of this popular literary series, it was February 1990 and I was just learning to play La Grange by ZZ Top, thanks to a copy of the magazine Guitar for the Practicing Musician.  The next magazine … Continue reading

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The Raunch Hands: New York City’s Kings of Sleaze and Crypt Records’ house band

Actual conversation at the recent Gories show: Me: “blah blah blah Gories, Crypt Records blah blah blah” Person who likes the Gories: “What’s Crypt Records?” Me: “…”  (In a rare moment, I am rendered speechless) I would have thought that … Continue reading

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Scans from guitar magazines I bought when I was a kid, Vol. 1

For some reason (probably because I am stupid), I still have a box of guitar magazines I bought when I was first learning to play guitar, back in high school!  Why do I still have these? Don’t ask.  Hoarding tendencies? … Continue reading

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Lost Classics, Special Compact Disc Edition: C.C. Adcock

My buddy Max, along with Zack and Lars, the excellent programmers at the Alamo Drafthouse, curate a film series called Video Hate Squad.  Every month, they screen a movie that only came out on VHS, and never had theatrical or … Continue reading

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Your holiday gift from Schooley: Backwards Sam Firk

Turns out the Mayans weren’t making any predictions, they just stopped making calendars.  From now on, we’re into uncharted territory, here.  We’ll need some good tunes. What are your favorite records, and when did you first hear them?  It seems … Continue reading

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