Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Guitarists

Aram Bajakian: Navigating New Territory

June 12, 2014
From Lou Reed’s last band to Diana Krall’s quartet, this NYC guitarist always pushes boundaries—and himself.
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Rig Rundown: Brent Mason

June 11, 2014
Nashville studio ace shows it’s more about chops than gear.
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Forgotten Heroes: Bruce Langhorne

June 9, 2014
You may not know his name, but “Mr. Tambourine Man” helped pioneer ’60s folk-rock with his amplified Martin flattop.
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Rig Rundown: Trivium

June 4, 2014
Florida metal quartet goes ampless.
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The War on Drugs: Driving Music for the American Dreamscape

June 3, 2014
Gear fiend Adam Granduciel talks about classic song structures and how ethereal sonics guided the creation of Lost in the Dream.
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Exclusive Preview of Eric Johnson’s "Europe Live"

June 3, 2014
The legendary guitarist gives us a preview of his latest live album and talks about his new approach in the studio.
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Tuning Up: 4 “Horrible” Guitarists You Should Shut-Up and Learn From

June 3, 2014
Are you an insufferable music snob? Here’s why you should tear up your “good guitarist” checklist and broaden your listening horizons.
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The Edge and Bono Join Fender's Board of Directors

May 29, 2014
The duo will bring a unique blend of experience in music, entertainment, business and advocacy to the 68-year-old music company.
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Cruising to the Edge

May 27, 2014
Yes hosts a five-day, progressive-rock sea adventure in the Caribbean.
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Here's Johnny Winter

May 23, 2014
How a white boy from Texas made blues guitar history.
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