Epic Songs with Epic Meaning: Marillon's Steve Rothery Digs Deep into Complex Sounds and Themes
Apr 16 2013 1:31PM
MARILLION HAS ALWAYS HAD A FEARLESS STREAK ABOUT IT. SINCE ITS debut in 1979, the British band has reimagined progressive rock on an ongoing basis by infusing it with contemporary rock, pop, and folk influences.
Tommy Tedesco's Studio Log, July 1978
Apr 15 2013 1:56PM
Tedesco offers some strategies for dealing with music that looks to be "unplayable"
Doc Watson (1923-2012) A Personal Tribute
Nov 8 2012 12:00AM
MY FIRST TASTE OF DOC WATSON’S genius came from Country Music and Bluegrass at Newport: 1963—a compilation of live performances culled from the Newport Folk Festival.
Ibrahim Ag Alhabib of Tinariwen
Aug 15 2012 12:00AM
Together for more than 30 years, Tinariwen are legends in North Africa.
Joseph Arthur on Making Guitars “Sacred”
Apr 16 2012 12:00AM
I’m sure you noticed our stunning cover guitar this month.
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
It's Strictly Whatever with Harry Manx and Kevin Breit
Oct 24 2011 12:00AM
“Strictly Whatever [Stony Plain] is the most accessible CD that we’ve done so far,” says Harry Manx of his third outing with fellow Canadian guitarist and vocalist Kevin Breit.
GP Flashback: Kaki King, June 2003
Sep 16 2011 10:00AM
“I guess my dad was hipper than most,” says Kaki King. “Instead of sending me off to piano lessons with all the other kids, he forced me to play guitar—and I hated it. I took a few lessons and quit. But my dad always made sure
Aug 11 2010 10:30AM
BACK IN THE FALL OF 2004, GP’ S LATE SISTER PUBLICATION Frets duly anointed Kaki King “The future of solo-acoustic guitar.”
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
AS EVERYONE KNOWS, JOHN JORGENSON WAS REVERSE engineered from alien artistic technology (AAT).
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
THE ELECTRIC GUITAR HAS NO BOUNDARIES FOR ENVER Izmaylov. The virtuoso musician of Crimean Tatar heritage (a Turkic ethnic group residing in Crimea, located on the northern coast of the Black Sea) is a legendary performer in the
John Renbourn on Davy Graham
Mar 30 2011 11:30AM
“I could go on for hours about Davy,” says legendary fingerstyle guitarist John Renbourn.
GP Flashback Paul Simon June 1970
Oct 12 2010 7:45AM
What type of guitar do you use when you play “Angie?" It’s a Guild—a D 30. What type of strings do you use?I use D'Aquisto, light gauge. On “Baby Driver,” did you play solidbody electric?On “Baby Driver,” that’s all me,
Honoring Johnny Cash
Aug 11 2010 11:05AM
PEOPLE TALK ABOUT RECORDS THAT GIVE YOU CHILLS ALL the time, but the final album from Johnny Cash, American VI: Ain’t No Grave [American/Lost Highway], will really do it.
Muriel Andersons All-Star Guitar Night
Jul 1 2010 1:00AM
ALWAYS ONE OF THE HOTTEST TICKETS AT THE NAMM Show, All Star Guitar Night moved to the beautiful Orange County Pavilion for its Winter 2010 concert, packing the art deco styled theater with gear manufacturers, musicians, and
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths
Style Study: Buddy Guy and Guitar Slim
Rhythm Workshop: 40 Ways to Play an Am Chord
You're Playing It Wrong: "Green Oniions"
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