Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Guitarists

Interview: Murder by Death's Adam Turla & Matt Armstrong

July 7, 2010
Murder by Death guitarist Adam Turla and bassist Matt Armstrong discuss the band''s eclectic influences, their gear, and how electric cello fits in the mix.
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Interview: Tim Reynolds (Dave Matthews Band)

July 2, 2010
Tim Reynolds discusses how he approaches gear and playing for his various projects: Dave Matthews Band, Tim Reynolds Trio, and solo acoustic.
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Gorgeous Freak of Nature: Building Dweezil Zappa's Custom PRS

June 16, 2010
Dweezil Zappa’s ongoing project to honor his father’s legacy inspires a one-of-a-kind PRS. Here Premier Guitar chronicles the making of the guitar and what inspired Zappa’s unique design.
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Secrets of the Masters: The Doobie Brothers "China Grove"

June 16, 2010
What the master tapes tell us about this Doobie Brothers track
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Interview: Kaki King - Embracing Change

June 16, 2010
Acoustic phenom Kaki King talks about switching to boutique and vintage electric gear for her new trio album, Junior.
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Interview: Rodrigo y Gabriela - Busking for Broke

June 16, 2010
Rodrigo y Gabriela discuss their transition from local Mexican metal to global acoustic phenoms, their new signature Yamaha acoustics, and why you shouldn''t confuse them with Flamenco.
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Filling Big Shoes: What It’s Like to Have to Shred Someone Else’s Licks

June 16, 2010
Brad Gillis, Stacey Blades, Tommy Thayer, Ron Thal, and Jon Levin talk about stepping in to replace a legend
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Interview: The Return of Pat Travers

June 3, 2010
Pat Travers is back with a new album, FIDELIS, and a new outlook on gear (the ADA Flanger is out!)
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Maximum Energy: The Gear of the Original Punks

May 18, 2010
The gear of The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, and The Clash, plus 10 first-generation punk albums to check out
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The Nine Strings of Hell: An Interview With High on Fire's Matt Pike

May 18, 2010
High on Fire’s Matt Pike discusses the ungodly heft of his nine-string First Act axe and the inglorious life of being an uncompromising metal torchbearer.
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