The Setlist

The record of everything that happens around Texas Blues Alley.


The TXBA Thanksgiving Ballad Tradition: 2009-2017

On Friday July 31st, 2009, I walked away from a 10-year career as a software engineer to run StevieSnacks (the predecessor to TXBA) as my full-time job. Walking out of the building that last day was one of the strangest…

The Perfect Gift: TXBA Membership Vouchers

Every holiday season, confused dads, moms, wives, husbands, brothers, sisters, girlfriends and boyfriends come to TXBA shopping for the guitar player in their life, with only a vague idea of what to shop for.


The Setlist Podcast #009: How Powerful…
  • Speed Course(s) updates
  • TXBA Power Lines Guitar Strings
  • Instant Loops for all Free Lessons for TXBA Locals
  • Trip to Austin in April
  • How Powerful Does Your Amp Need To Be
The Setlist Podcast #008 - Speed Course…

An update about the upcoming speed courses, some new features for TXBA locals, a fascinating pickup dissection over at Zexcoil, and my new favorite band, Rival Sons.