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On guitars, yet again (…for guitar nerds only!)

A couple weeks ago I did an interview about my recent albums “Superfluity” and the Sista Maj “Series of Nested Universes” for a Japanese blog called StarTrip. One of the questions was about equipment I used (the guy is a

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September in the Desert

Aside from a visit from my dad in Stockholm, we spent most of the summer out in the country, so I admit that while I tried to practice enough for tour in September, my fingertips weren’t sufficiently calloused. I was looking

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Posted in Camper Van Beethoven, Music, Touring

The Stratocaster, part 2

When my 1971 Stratocaster named “Honey” was stolen, Camper Van Beethoven was in the middle of a tour. Luckily for us, we had a management connection to somebody at Fender so we were able to get “artist-priced” (that means half

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The Stratocaster and I

My first electric guitar was a Stratocaster. Well, OK, that’s not quite true: it was a copy of one, made by “Memphis” (from Japan). (Actually, that’s a lie as well, I briefly had a “Pan” brand SG copy before this,

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