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Books of 2014

Here they are, the notable books I’ve read in 2014.

  • Authentic Happiness by Martin E.P. Seligman: A must-read from the father of positive psychology (not to be confused with the “positive thinking” fairy tales), defining happiness and offering a very sensible recipe for it, based on scientific research.
  • Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment by George Leonard: The “code” of mastery is a lifelong interest of the author, a former World War pilot, sports journalist, and jiu-jitsu master (a sport he undertook at age forty-six). In this book, he offers a great perspective on what mastery is.

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Schecter C-1 Classic Review

Verdict:

Aesthetics:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Build Quality:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Playability:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Tone (factory):3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
Tone (custom):5 Stars (5 / 5)
Average:4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)

Schecter C-1 Classic Antique
The Schecter C-1 Classic, in glorious Antique Amber

The Schecter C-1 Classic is, for better or worse, my main axe at this stage, having owned it for two years and a half. I used it in most common scenarios, from home practice to recording, rehearsal, and gigging.

Here’s a review of it. Continue reading