Of course we are using this mic on the new record.Just look at the name of it!

A super bad East German mic. Thanks go out to mic-hawk’s eBay store. G

February 16, 2018
On Valentine’s Day I want to celebrate my super hero wife

She saved my life, she saved Big Sugar ( more than once ) and she has been a driving creative

February 14, 2018
Our engineer Jeff Pelletier has been programing key command short cuts on our Slate Raven touch screen.

I sure hope this one works. G

February 11, 2018
In honor of Chris Gormley’s birthday we took a studio break and watched Fred Armisen be amazing and hilarious in a theater full of drummers.

Happy Birthday Gorms! 🎉🎂 Check out “Fred Armisen: Standup For Drummers” on Netflix https://www.netflix.com/title/80159028?s=i&trkid=14170035 https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.netflix.com%2Ftitle%2F80159028%3Fs%3Di%26trkid%3D14170035&h=ATNuWNxm1f_kLdGfODdDiexJTd08wPQOKGVu1eJFcQG6vl5jG5x1ZSXEYZquDd7uT2bFnpbm9ox4TDblOQma72mvbme4PJduaO7slglUIS7mYv2CP_wkyjfE2K2EbUwCRh7tkLrXe99kWSvKg7WENyJyK664HLBfVgk2K0hdrgG3whNbJhT8q9q4UByqjTemqr2d6_5o2B1nTO8Kn7LUfISupVS9NJ5rgzmkW0WfzFZPjUQkOffE3owI5naVdDkohDcV5ymvLuE

February 10, 2018
Rey Arteaga reaching a high note. GJ feelin’ it. Who’s making a rock and roll record?
February 7, 2018
Ah! The glamour and glory of gigging in Austin! (Note the well lit tip jar.)

Killer gig with Rey Arteaga / Son y No Son at the Whip In though. GJ on the bass.

February 4, 2018
Big Sugar will be heading to Sun Peaks Resort in Kamloops, British Columbia on June 30th

Free outdoor Canada Day weekend show. #bigsugar #CanadaDay https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sunpeaksresort.com%2FBigSugar&h=ATNMkWFjr5CXQcNcLEzb7t6xsFRD9feQPpCC37HxhMXqp7Daky6pQWuS_jjizWy1hBg0gM4OjToceBdeAscXsGJhFf2qw3CN4IZYQnxqWbFH-ChX4v5HEgribqTsFXr03Ob9DVmUwF1g-AFsmZTvkObZ19354weZ4ti_VzD8KHc9wjciUGMe9vQPRa6aeA-CWKna6SORVKpFgm1zkqg93UpuuQTvEtILT9DmZcfyH1FZkBEnEx3SEteoCm7csMPOQ040ED8

February 1, 2018
My pedal board on the session and a shot of my assistant engineer.
January 30, 2018
Our good friend Joe Satriani w Phil Collen and John Petrucci shredding some Deep Purple tonight at ACL Live Moody Theater in Austin Texas

Our good friend Joe Satriani w Phil Collen and John Petrucci shredding some Deep Purple tonight at ACL Live Moody

January 28, 2018
My tower of power. The Universal Audio Apollo rig is slamming!

Recording is going great in the SoundShack and this gear is such a pleasure to use. Can’t wait for y’all

January 26, 2018
Isn’t it wonderful to have old friends?

Especially when they send you pictures of your twenty year old ginger headed self playing a Fender Bass through a

January 24, 2018
Gordie and Alex gave a presentation to all the third graders at Walnut Springs Elementary today!

Calling All The Youth!!

January 23, 2018
Steel Pulse is hot on the box tonight!

I saw them several times in the 1980s. That’s really the start of my fanatical love of Reggae. Sorry to

January 19, 2018
This is a super trippy live Santana record from 1973.

Carlos at his most ripping. At times it sounds like early 1970s Miles Davis + a ton of space echo.

January 19, 2018
Some listening for today.


January 18, 2018
Just gonna geek out a little about studio gear.

This is my Fairchild Reverbertron II model 659 Spring Reverb. Sounds like your record fell down a well. Great for

January 17, 2018
Every recording studio should have cats hanging around.

Cecil is wondering, “what’s taking so bloody long with the new Shugs record?”

January 9, 2018
Happy New Year! The first “Just Because Gibson Guitars” photo of the year is a weird one.

A super cheap Maestro, kid sized Flying V. I had Tom Oatley here in Austin cut the nut and bridge

January 2, 2018
Here is another of my custom color Herzogs.

“Jamaica” resplendent in Black, Gold and Green! Fattest tone from Manitoba to Montego Bay.

December 27, 2017
Don’t laugh. What’s your guilty pleasure rock record? KISS Alive
December 21, 2017