How a monster musician fine-tuned his ability to play bass, guitar, rhythm, and melodies—and tell one-liners—all at the same time.
With his Epiphone Masterbilt, a Mississippi juke joint owner channels the ghosts of Skip James, Henry Stuckey, and other long-gone guitarists to carry an old, rare, haunting, and influential Delta sound into the present.
After pairing his backwoods vocal drawl with a National Duolian for 20 years, the Australian 6-stringer switches to a Jazzmaster and primitive tube combos to project his haunting, primal, and fantastically unique take on American Delta blues.
The masked guitarists demonstrate how a pedal-less setup is the right fit for their instrumental brand of surf rock.
The Jersey punks demonstrate the destructive capabilities of a well-placed fuzz, a spasmodic riff, and vocal lines perennially set to “stun.”