March 29, 2016

You always know a record is good when the songs start sticking in your head on the first spin, and Sugarland, by ex-Dwight Yoakam sideman Br...

May 14, 2015

“It’s pronounced ‘lour’ [like hour] with a rolled ‘r,’” says Estonian guitarist Laur Joamets.

January 8, 2015

If you are a traditionalist lamenting the state of country music, you can rest easy— Marty Stuart has your back.

July 3, 2014

“Guitar pulls started out informally at the houses of songwriters in Nashville,” says Country Music Hall-of-Famer Emmylou Harris in the upst...

April 14, 2014

Standing out in a town full of insanely great guitarists.

August 15, 2013

THE BROTHER-BROTHER-SISTER country trio that is The Band Perry has earned an incredible amount of music-industry awards nominations since 20...

March 1, 2010

IT ’S TOUGH TO PIGEON HOLE JIM Campilongo. He plays a Tele, attacking pedal-steel and behind-the-nut bends with psychedelic fervor. He’ll...

February 1, 2010

TEXAS HAS A KNACK FOR CRANKING OUT bodacious guitarists. From T-Bone Walker to Dimebag Darrell, Freddie King and Billy Gibbons to the ven...

January 1, 2010

BEST KNOWN AS THE GUITARIST WHO REPLACED ROBBIE ROBERTSON in The Band, Jim Weider is hailed by many Telecaster aficionados as headmaster i...

December 1, 2009

BYRDS LEGEND ROGER MCGUINN HAS ALWAYS had a knack for blending the old with the new. He artfully married traditional folk stylings with B...

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