Dec 19 2012 12:00AM
DAVID “FUZE” FIUCZYNSKI HAS LENT his talents to Screaming Headless Torsos, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jack DeJohnette, and others throughout a career that has seen him evolve from a whammy-inflected punk-funk practitioner to a Berklee
Nels Cline: Wilco and Beyond
Jun 19 2012 12:00AM
“I’m never anywhere for more than two WEEKS,” says the globetrotting and preternaturally prolific Nels Cline, who was “camped out” in a New York City brownstone with his similarly prolific wife, Yuka Honda, and her roommate
Nels Cline’s Dirty Baby
Apr 23 2012 12:00AM
A provocative mating of art and music, Dirty Baby [Cryptogramophone] is guitarist and composer Nels Cline and poet and producer David Breskin's re-contextualization of Ed Ruscha's "Censor Strip" paintings. The lavish double-CD
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
Stian Westerhus: Pitch Black & Star Spangled
Apr 16 2012 12:00AM
Stian Westerhus certainly resembles a rock star: tight pants, boots, vintage military coat, long spiky hair waving as he attacks his instrument with punk-like fervor.
Noveller's Pedal Mania
Mar 22 2012 12:00AM
Stifled by years of formal piano lessons, Sarah Lipstate resolved to develop her own approach to guitar.
Oz Noy's Twisted Blues
Mar 22 2012 12:00AM
The title of Oz Noy’s new instrumental album, Twisted Blues Volume 1[Abstract Logix], might have taken a few of his fans by surprise—but one listen to any cut on this CD should be enough to convince anyone that “blues” is a
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
Marc Ribot Makes Silent Movies
May 1 2011 1:00AM
Marc Ribot's enigmatic playing has earned him live and studio gigs with numerous major artists ranging from Elvis Costello and Marianne Faithfull to McCoy Tyner and Jack McDuff to Tom Waits to Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
Feb 1 2011 1:00AM
Using non-vintage guitars, overthe- counter pedals, and miles of imagination, David Daniell combines folk picking, washes of ambient looping—and the occasional insect—to create a musical world where anything goes.
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DRUMMER EVAN SCHILLER and bassist Paul Hinklin formed the Seattle-based “power duo” Sadhappy in 1989, with the idea that the personnel within the group would mutate in various ways over time.
Matt Stevens' Juiced Acoustic
Feb 7 2012 12:00AM
London-based Matt Stevens has been creating a buzz for the past year or so, both for his daredevil solo live-looping shows and his self-produced discs Ghost (2010) and Relic (2011), downloads of which he sells online for
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