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Adam Perlmutter

Adam Perlmutter

Adam Perlmutter is a freelance writer, transcriber, and engraver living in Culver City, California. He contributes to Premier Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar Aficionado, and other music magazines, and has written a number of instructional books, including Color Your Chords (Cherry Lane) and Jim Hall: Signature Licks (Hal Leonard).

ARTICLES

Lâg Tramontane Special Edition TSE701ACE Review

July 3, 2015
An extroverted Grand Auditorium—and a smooth-playing fingerstyle machine.
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Sonny Landreth: Full Circle

June 30, 2015
For his 12th album, Bound by the Blues, the slide wizard revisits the soulful sounds that launched his career.
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James Blackshaw: Best Hand Forward

May 25, 2015
On his new album, the British fingerstylist embraces nylon strings, songcraft, and vocals.
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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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Alvarez ADA1965 Review

April 21, 2015
This distinctive dread is a sweet player—at a sweet price.
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JD McPherson: A Modern Throwback

April 13, 2015
Blues and jazz influences run deep for this retro rock ’n’ roller from Tulsa.
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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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Slick SL50 Review

March 9, 2015
Designed by Bowie collaborator Earl Slick, this incredibly affordable T-style delivers surprisingly up-market tones.
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Ville Leppänen: Finnish Lines

February 5, 2015
Americana slide and steel—as viewed from Helsinki.
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Tim Sparks: The Journey Back Home

January 13, 2015
Fingerstyle wizard and world traveler Tim Sparks merges his North Carolina roots with the many indigenous sounds he has explored throughout his career.
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