August Issue

Fender

Violent Invention: The Creatively Aggressive Guitar Work of Mackenzie “Torres” Scott

May 12, 2015
The woman known as Torres is a singer, songwriter, and 6-string sound designer.
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Tools for the Task: String Changing Accessories

May 8, 2015
Take the hassle of changing strings down a few notches.
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Courtney Barnett: The New Sensation

April 30, 2015
The rising Aussie guitarist with wonderfully weird tones and an oddball sense of humor.
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Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch: The Lure of Limitations

April 23, 2015
The first album in six years from Idaho’s greatest export since the potato.
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The Gear Behind SXSW

April 21, 2015
Get familiar with some hot, new bands and their road-tested rigs.
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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a 1979 Fender Twin Reverb

April 19, 2015
A modded monster regains its former “glory.”
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Swervedriver: Shoegazers Ride Again

April 14, 2015
After 17 years of studio silence, Adam Franklin and Jim Hartridge bring back the noise.
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Noel Gallagher: High Flying Birdman

April 7, 2015
Twenty years after Oasis’s biggest hits, Noel Gallagher isn’t looking back—in anger or otherwise.
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Rig Rundown: Murder by Death

March 25, 2015
Down-tuned axes and a thirst for experimentation fuel the rootsy indie-rock band’s sound.
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Mike Rutherford: Back in the Shop with the Mechanics

March 24, 2015
Genesis’ original guitarist marks the 25th anniversary of his other band’s greatest hit.
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