Rik has  been playing guitar and performing for over 30 years. He started his first band at 16 and went on to study music at The County College of Morris. His influences range from Rock, Blues, Country, Folk and Progressive to Celtic & Indian music.







Articles by Rik Mercaldi


Buried Treasures:  Robert Gordon with Link Wray - Fresh Fish Special

Scouring through bargain record bins is something that I love to do, I can’t help myself. It’s a hobby that can sometimes drift dangerously close to an obsession. It’s not just about finding cool records. There are always rare, collectible, drool-inducing offerings, often strategically placed along the walls of most record shops.


David Langley

I had been playing the guitar pretty seriously for several years when I first became aware of David Lindley. Jackson Browne’s song “Running On Empty” had been a regular staple on FM radio for several years, but as I listened one day, it suddenly hit me like a slap in the face.....