The Focusrite Saffire series of DAW interfaces were a FireWire based interface. Sadly, FireWire’s prevalence in the industry came and went pretty fast and so those of us who splashed the cash on one, such as the Pro 40 I have, found ourselves with an interface that very quickly got left behind. Most recently it’s completely incompatible with the latest MacOS and Windows versions.
So I thought I was left with a very expensive door wedge…but maybe not!
Continue reading “An Afterlife for my Focusrite Saffire Pro 40”
Wow! There’s a big gap in this blog where life took me to other places! Anyway, I’m back, and I’m going to do my best to keep up to date with this blog. There’s so much to talk about. Many guitars have come and gone and no doubt many more will continue to cross my path. I also recently did a building course at Crimson Guitars so I want to write a full post about that experience.
If you’re reading this I’d love to know what you want to hear about in future posts. I’m not sure if there’s anyone out there seeing this so do let me know in the comments.
Thank you for reading.
Till the next post…
Just a quick mod to switch the stock Orange Voice of the World Speakers for Vintage 30’s in a 2×12. Originally wired in series this cab an 8 ohm load but as the Vintage 30’s we were putting in were 16 ohm I rewired in as a parallel cab which means it now has a 16 ohm load.
Continue reading “Orange Cab Speaker Upgrade”
This weekend I went up to The Guitar Show with my buddy Dan Burvill and we had great time trying out all sorts of bits and pieces from some awesome manufacturers.
Continue reading “The Guitar Show 2015”
I picked up this Tobacco Sunburst Epiphone Les Paul Custom recently for a bargain as the nut was chipped and there was a small hairline fracture in the neck, perhaps from a fall.
Continue reading “Epiphone Les Paul Custom Tobacco Burst”
Gary Moore passed away on 6th February 2011. An inspirational guitarist to millions including myself. Here’s his awesome Hendrix tribute “Blues for Jimi” from 2007. Hope you’ve got a spare hour… Continue reading “Remembering Gary Moore”
I was doing so well having not bought any new guitars all year but I slipped at the weekend and broke my personal record by buying two in the same day! Continue reading “A Couple of New Toys”
That was an epic concert, definite contender for gig of the year! Slash put on a great show and clearly has great taste in other bands too. Continue reading “Slash and Myles Kennedy @ Wembley”
Salvation Jayne dropped their new EP, “I’ll Be Damned”, last night so get over to their Bandcamp page and download it! Continue reading “Salvation Jayne EP”