Swiss Border Guard/ Travel tips for internationally touring Musicians

Papers, Please

About once every two years or so, I pack up my traveling rig and head out for a few weeks of touring in Europe, mostly in Switzerland. It’s great to be able to live the…
Svetlana 12AX7 Review

Review – Svetlana 12AX7

For several years the original Svetlana 12AX7 tube from St. Petersburg (Winged “C”/SED) tried to develop a good 12AX7 and mostly failed. The current production Svetlana 12AX7 is a New Sensor product and is a…
bar sign/ packing tips for traveling musicians

Keep it Small

If you’ve ever tried to board a plane with a guitar as a carry-on then you know it can be difficult. Attempting to bring an entire band over to Europe on an independent label budget…