Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, August 1977
Mar 20 2013 2:29PM
In this installment of Studio Log, Tedesco wins an audition to be on the '70s-era Gong Show
Rocking the Conservatory, The California Guitar Trio Tackles the Classics
Mar 5 2013 12:00AM
The California Guitar Trio’s relentless passion for following the muse has served it well.
Dec 19 2012 12:00AM
“That was transcendental, beautiful … you just took everybody to school,” said legendary rocker George Lynch after seeing Canadian guitarist Don Alder’s winning solo-acoustic performance at GP’s Guitar Superstar 2010.
Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, November 1977
Mar 27 2013 2:44PM
Tedesco fakes some oud parts on a nylon-string guitar for the TV show "Baretta" in this Studio Log from November 1977
Guy Buttery on Playing with Texture
Nov 8 2012 12:00AM
“TONAL TEXTURES OFTEN REPRESENT THE SPIRT, EMOTION, and soul of a composition,” says South African acoustic adventurer Guy Buttery.
Nov 8 2012 12:00AM
“THERE ARE TIMES WHEN I AM ABLE TO FREE MYSELF from concerns about technique, and suddenly my spirit soars and the music just ﬂows through my hands spontaneously,” enthuses Phil Keaggy.
Frank Turner Live Acoustic Set from T.T. the Bear's in Cambridge, MA
Sep 12 2012 12:00AM
Check out this awesome 5-song acoustic set by Frank Turner live from T.T. the Bear's in Cambridge, MA, brought to you by the good folks at Radio BDC.
Aug Retakes World Record
Jul 6 2012 12:00AM
Playing nine back-to-back shows in France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein in a single day, acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Jeff Aug set the Guinness World Record for
Four Corners of the New Acoustic Universe
Jun 18 2012 12:00AM
Whether played fingerstyle or with a pick, strung with nylon or steel strings, tuned to standard or non-standard pitches, and played conventionally or otherwise—the acoustic guitar has probably never been more popular, and
Sergio Altamura on "Down Roma Traffic" and "Arkestra" (with Audio)
Apr 19 2012 12:00AM
Italian guitarist Sergio Altamura occupies a unique aesthetic space: one that encompasses deft use of sound-altering objects and devices, skilled looping, and ingenious playing techniques—including the masterful integration of a
Guitar In Pictures
Apr 16 2012 12:00AM
Guitars have always played a role in film and television music.
"Smokin'" Joe Robinson Goes Electric
Feb 14 2012 12:00AM
WHEN 16 YEAR-OLD “SMOKIN’” JOE Robinson burned through a Chet-inflected medley of “Day Tripper” and “Lady Madonna” at the introductory round of the 2008 Australia’s Got Talent competition, the entire house—including the
Flying High with Steve Howe
Feb 14 2012 12:00AM
“Perpetual Change” is one of Yes’ hallmark songs, but the title is also emblematic of the British prog rock group’s history.
Feb 13 2012 12:00AM
Although Glenn Jones first became attracted to the guitar after hearing Jimi Hendrix’s Axis: Bold as Love in 1967, his own playing owes more to John Fahey’s American Primitive school of fingerstyle guitar playing, which also
Elliott Randall on HeartStrings
Nov 4 2011 12:00AM
Elliott Randall's latest CD, HeartStrings [Private Collection], is his first entirely solo album. It features 17 songs that focus as much on emotion as technique, beautifully executed on both electric and acoustic guitars.
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