November 13th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “The First Night We Fell In Love”

00:00 - Empress ParaEQ Deluxe pedal showcase

Here’s a long form video strictly for the true tone freak weirdos out there.

Don’t even bother watching this if you are one of those guys that plays through a modeling amp instead of a real tube amp because it’s “good enough” and “no one can tell the difference anyway”

Taking you back to October 11 2022 here….the first time i ever heard the magical new Empress Para EQ pedal.

Picture me sitting in my kitchen late one night with a pretty stout buzz on, trying out a bunch of weird bass pedals with my buddy Renn (who has perfect hearing) tweaking the controls and Ford on the camera, when i said “hey dudes, we should check out this new empress pedal the guy sent me”

As you can see here we were all immediately taken by it’s expensive sound.

Through an iphone mic, you might need headphones to really hear the subtle differences this thing gives you, but trust me, in the room it is hardly subtle.

Thank you for all the kind words about the recent videos.
You guys are awesome

November 12th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Special Edition, “Joe Vitale”

00:00 - Joe Vitale interview, drummer for Joe Walsh for 50 years

A chat with my dear old friend Joe “Joe Bob” Vitale.

Ever since I met this fella back in the mid 90’s he has brought nothing but joy and good vibes into my life, and I guarantee you I am not the only person who feels this way.

Sure he is a fantastic drummer, piano player, flautist, producer, song writer, and recording engineer, but he is even more of a fantastic person.

Love this dude so much, and I know you will too.

November 11th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 173, Tom Bukovac, “Set Lists And Spinning Pickups”

00:00 - Joe Walsh Gear run through
09:48 - The man himself and some playing

11/11/22 Cool date right? See…cuz 11 plus 11 equals 22??…

Anyway, today’s video features Uncle Larry plundering and pillaging Columbus Ohio, as he rehearses with Joe Walsh for the big Vet’s Aid gig on Sunday.

Joe’s long time guitar tech Mark Reis walks us through all the gear….Mark is SUCH a sweet sweet soul…God i love that boy….fellow Clevelander too.

What a blast seeing all these sweethearts again….haven’t played with Joe or hung with any of this crew since the infamous last Tom Petty tour of 2017.

Today was also the first time I have ever played with dearest Nathan East…what a sweet cat.

The guy who made this crazy guitar with the spinning pickups is called Kyle Stanton.

November 10th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 172, Tom Bukovac, “The Shingles”

00:00 - Down home playing on the 335
01:27 - Hello, Homeskoolers' / Joe Walsh
02:30 - Roofing guys / Boone Whitaker at Whitaker Roofing / Finding good people
04:30 - Strat magic stuff
05:00 - Gig announcement / Plexi Soul / Fronting own band
06:20 - Gibson 335 & '59 Fender Tweed Deluxe / Playing
08:12 - Oz Noy
08:50 - Gig

Write it down kids

Dec 20th 2022

3rd and Lindsley

Larry playing his own shit with a cookin' little combo

Any special guests?
yes, but i'm not allowed to tell you exactly who...however i can tell you that their initials are Jedd Hughes and Guthrie Trapp

If you ever need a roofer that is NOT a criminal trying to completely rip you off, then call this guy... Boone Whitaker at Whitaker Roofing in Murfreesboro TN 615-424-1622.... Tell him you are a Homeskooler…after that, everything is gonna be smoother than Telly Savales’s head...he's a good guy and they do excellent work.

November 9th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Double Manual Pt. 2”

00:00 - Playing and learning the organ

A full tour of how a B-3 REALLY works by David Crutcher.

November 9th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Double Manual”

00:00 - Organ deep dive and repair

Put your helmets on kids.

Watch as dearest David Crutcher takes you inside one of the most mind numbingly cool technical innovations in the history of mankind….the Hammond B-3 organ.

Hope you enjoy...and i also hope you enjoy the background sounds of a new roof being put on my house.

November 9th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ “How Bored You Get On The Road”

00:00 - A behind the scenes montage

i found this in the archives from months ago....

watching it made me simultaneously howl with laughter AND wince in painful agony.

just thinking about all of us grown ass men hopelessly stuck out there on the road…..every one of us completely beat to shit, miserable from all the brutal travel days and questionable hotel rooms....everyone missing their families so badly that they could literally burst out crying at any moment.

this is the kind of ridiculous shit people do when they are just pushed to the edge of insanity…in some God-forsaken place like Laughlin NV.

it's not at all uncommon during these situations to kill the hours by doing something like 15-20 takes of the dumbest comedy skit ever for a Youtube channel that shows free guitar lessons....poor Ebo was having' a hell of a time tossing that paper into the can haahaaa.

So who gets the award for best acting in this one guys?

God i love these guys

Think about this before you decide you definitely wanna be “a road dog” kids.

November 8th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Session Update, “The Ocean’s Way”

00:00 - In the studio

Oceanway Studio Nashville
Lauren Watkins project

Two worlds that are normally separated come together….right now…over me



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