Talkbox: Joe Satriani

The shred legend on underground reasearch stations, Avocado Sunbursts and seductively out of tune guitars… 1. I couldn’t live without my… “I fall in and out of love with guitars and amps constantly. Perhaps it’s a physical thing… Maybe it’s mystical! Don’t you hate when guitarists talk like that? I do. The last few years has seen More...

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By On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Interview: David Crosby – Back To The Garden

As he returns with a brand new album, Sky Trails, legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist David Crosby is still on a worthy musical journey. He sits down with Teri Saccone and explains how he’s rediscovered More...

By On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Founders Keepers: George Blanda Jazzmaster

Fender’s R&D guru George Blanda tells Chris Vinnicombe all about his contribution to the Custom Shop’s 30th anniversary celebrations… George Blanda has been responsible for decades of innovation at More...

By On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Interview: Weezer – Keep Fishin’

Platinum-selling LA power-pop outfit Weezer are back with a brand new album, Pacific Daydream, which gives greater emphasis than ever to the unique guitar relationship between frontman Rivers Cuomo and sideman Brian More...

By On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Josh Smith’s Guide To The Perfect Session

15 years on the LA studio scene turned a former child prodigy from Florida into a seasoned session pro and one of the most respected guitarists in the business. Read on as Josh Smith shares the hard-earned wisdom More...

By On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Interview: Ed O’Brien – Anyone Can Play Guitar

For over three decades, Ed O’Brien has been the guitar glue in Radiohead. His knack for unusual sounds has remained a constant as the band have pushed boundaries, but now he’s turned his attention to inspiring More...

By On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Interview: The National – National Anthems

They’re the Firebird-wielding twins at the heart of one of the world’s biggest indie-rock bands, and on album seven they’ve embraced guitar solos. Gary Walker meets The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner More...

By On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Interview: Joe Bonamassa – Back In Black

2017 has been characteristically busy for the hardest-working guitar addict in show business. We talk to Joe Bonamassa about reuniting with Black Country Communion, getting his hands on the first High Power Tweed More...

By On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Interview: The War On Drugs – War Correspondent

Three years after breaking into the indie mainstream with third album, Lost In The Dream, spacey Philadelphian sextet The War On Drugs return with their best record yet – A Deeper Understanding. Ahead of its release, More...

By On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Interview: JD Simo – New Vintage

Nashville-based guitarist JD Simo counts Joe Bonamassa as a friend and fan, and is rapidly becoming one of the one of the most hotly-tipped players in blues-rock. As his band prepare to drop a new album, Simo talks More...