Guitars submerged for 2 weeks in a mixture of Mississippi water and what’s in the ground in New Orleans look like this :
.. And it’s real and they still make it.
Aw, made you look! The story is here.
Malick Sidibé, via Dreams Like That.
Disregarding the various interesting things actually happening in this photo, I would just dearly love to visit this candy-colored world. Dreams Like That.
So, my first amp ( well, my first big amp. The first amplifier I ever owned was a Peavey Decade, 10 watts of solid-state power, yeaaahhhhh ) was a blue sparkle-vinyl tuck n’ roll Earth head + 2X15 cab, as seen here — this was 1982, and I’ve never, ever seen another like it since then, until this backyard show I went to in Austin TX last week. The guy with the Gibson bass and knee brace? Mike Watt.
That’s Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks – I know you’re familiar with the Beach Boys, but here’s a VDP tune I really like :
Van Dyke Parks : G-Man Hoover