That was my point. I’d never heard of them. I checked them out on Spotify and they are top notch- especially considering what they cover.
This whole incident just doesn’t fit— makes no sense at all. But it prompted me to discover them.
I grabbed a 2014 R8 with a nice top for about $3000 used. That is so worth the money. It is in every way better than a Standard. In face, my lowly Tribute has the same playability and tone as my Standard.
That all said, I would never pay new prices for a Reissue. Gibson had several rounds...
Likewise, where is this ‘woke crowd?’
Normally I notice crowds, but who are these people?
OK- I had a meeting on Teams with some Americans- a work thing. A few people were like ‘John (he/him)’. I was confused, until it hit me. But how in your face is this stuff?
I don’t recall Colin Kaepernick getting much free speech love around here. Did you believe that he got a raw deal when he was ‘canceled?’ Free speech? Free expression?
In my mind, all these public personas are ‘brands.’ Some become toxic— a distraction from the sport. But I wouldn’t compare...
I am all for letting the market dictate one’s value if you are a coach, entertainer, content creator, influencer, whatever.
In that position, you are your own brand.
If you choose to make yourself toxic, you should be able to take personal responsibility for the consequences—...