TesseracT's James Monteith on Channeling Atmospheric Guitar
Sep 18 2013 1:47PM
“When TesseracT performs live, Acle [Kahney, co-guitarist] and I generally trade off between playing riffs and the more atmospheric stuff, as well as taking turns soloing,” says Monteith.
Pump up the DBs: David Barrett and DB3 Plug In and Prog Out
Aug 19 2013 1:25AM
GUITAR HEROES. IT’S INSPIRING TO HAVE THEM. AND IT CAN BE A MAGICAL EXPERIENCE when we get to see them in action or even meet them.
Shapes in the Clouds: Jon Durant Teams with Porcupine Tree's Colin Edwin
Jul 23 2013 1:19PM
JON DURANT HAS ENJOYED A MULTIFACETED CAREER that has included a stint at Berklee, a gig as marketing manager for Lexicon in the early ’90s (where he also served as “demo guy” for the Vortex morphing processor and the JamMan
Happy Camping with Steve Howe and Paul Gilbert
Jun 4 2013 1:38PM
TWO OF THE WORLD’S MOST accomplished guitarists will bring their mastery to the Music Masters Camp series this summer at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York, just 17 miles west of Woodstock in the Catskills mountains.
FAT Fusion, Alex Machacek's High-Tech Low-Budget Prog Rock Production Practices
Mar 13 2013 2:04PM
If you step offstage and someone asks you what amp or distortion box you used, it’s usually to compliment your playing and tone
Godstick's Darran Charles on Being Accessibly Progressive
Apr 16 2013 1:51PM
ON GODSTICKS’ SOPHOMORE release, The Envisage Conundrum, the U.K.- based trio—Darran Charles (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Steve Roberts (drums, keyboards), and Dan Nelson (bass)—further refines its contemporary take on
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.
R.I.P. Peter Banks of Yes and Flash
Mar 12 2013 4:26PM
Peter Banks is best known for his work with Yes and Flash. GP last touched base with Banks in this September 2006 story. —BC
Steady Progression, Jane Getter Scales New Heights and Finds Her Voice Amidst the Notes
Mar 5 2013 12:00AM
Jane Getter began her career as a precocious straight-ahead jazzer, rapidly securing gigs with luminaries such as saxophonist Joe Lovano and pianists Kenny Barron and Richie Beirach— but it was an extended outing with Hammond
Jan 29 2013 12:00AM
For prog-rock devotees, Steve Hackett’s ’70s work with Genesis is the guitar equivalent of the Sermon on the Mount.
Exclusive Video: El Ten Eleven performs "Yellow Bridges" live for "Guitar Center with Nic Harcourt"
Jan 18 2013 12:00AM
Check out this exclusive video of experimental prog rock duo El Ten Eleven performing "Yellow Bridges" for their "At: Guitar Center with Nic Harcourt" podcast.
Four New Electric Players of Note
Nov 8 2012 12:00AM
READER RESPONSE TO “FOUR CORNERS OF THE NEW ACOUSTIC Universe” in the June 2012 issue of GP was so positive that we decided to follow up with a similar piece showcasing four young electric guitarists that you may not be familiar
Nov 8 2012 12:00AM
“THIS RECORD WAS MADE A LOT LIKE THE OLD ‘70s fusion records: get a bunch of great players in a room and just go at it.
Steven Wilson: Traveling Back to the Future in the Present Moment
Sep 12 2012 12:00AM
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who has done more to reinvigorate progressive rock than Steven Wilson.
Eric Barnett’s Big Five for Instrumental Guitarists
Aug 15 2012 12:00AM
Eric Barnett came to GP’s attention in 2008 when he was a Guitar Superstar finalist.
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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