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The Woodshed Chronicles

July 9, 2020
Songwriter/guitarist Lauren Strange, PG editors, and our reader of the month share the guitar projects they’ve embarked on during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Early James’ Soul Food Serenade

July 9, 2020
The songwriter and fingerstylist crafts his haunting, psychedelic debut album with wildly varied influences and a stellar lineup of legendary Nashville session players led by Dan Auerbach.
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Rig Rundown: Sharptooth’s Lance Donati and Keith Higgins

July 8, 2020
The savage hardcore duo's rig seems deceptively simple ... until you see the trio of secret weapons zip-tied to the back of their Bogners.
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Chasing Frets

Will Bernard: The Art of the Trio

July 8, 2020
Will Bernard has played in every format from big band to solo. Hear his thoughts on the unique challenges and pleasures of the trio format.
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Wong Notes

Wong Notes Episode 6: Yvette Young of Covet

July 8, 2020
Listen in as a bona fide math-rock superstar goes deep on altered tunings and shares secrets on how she covers all the bases in her trio, Covet.
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Hooked: Duane Betts on the Smashing Pumpkins' "Cherub Rock"

July 7, 2020
While he proudly honors his rich guitar DNA with the Southern-fried Allman Betts Band, DB remembers the comfort that rushed over him while playing the Siamese Dream slasher.
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David Gilmour

Listen to David Gilmour's New Track, "Yes, I Have Ghosts"

July 6, 2020
Gilmour's first new track in five years was inspired by Polly Samson’s new novel, A Theatre for Dreamers.
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Deap Lips: Enchanting Dragons of Madness

July 6, 2020
Deap Vally joined forces with the Flaming Lips to create an epic musical adventure presented in sonic technicolor. Guitarists Lindsey Troy and Steven Drozd take us inside.
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Will Bernard

Will Bernard on Music Reading

July 6, 2020
How important are music-reading skills? And are they essential for your musical process? In this episode, Will reflects on a common dilemma for advancing guitarists.
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Chasing Frets

Bryan Sutton on Building Bluegrass Chops

July 3, 2020
In this episode of Chasing Frets, the award-winning guitarist reveals his secrets for developing speed, tone, and clarity on an acoustic, and poses the question "What are we doing to get in our own way?"
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JAM Pedals Announces the Lending a Hand Campaign

July 2, 2020
Nels Cline, Graham Coxon, Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, Sean Ono Lennon, Steve Lukather, J Mascis, Lee Ranaldo, Nile Rodgers, Richie Sambora, Neal Schon, John Scofield, Alex Skolnick, Andy Timmons and David Torn are participating in this limited-edition pedal auction.
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Rig Rundown: The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die’s Chris Teti

July 1, 2020
The guitarist/producer reveals how an EHX Pitch Fork downsized his touring guitar boat, and admits the difficulties of cherry-picking stomps for the band's spiraling, atmospheric odysseys.
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Wong Notes

Wong Notes Episode 5: Rob Harris of Jamiroquai

July 1, 2020
Harris shares secrets on how to "read" a room and stay in demand as a session musician, as well as what it feels like to play a solo in a packed stadium.
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Chasing Frets

Bryan Sutton on Session Life in Nashville

July 1, 2020
Ever wonder what it's like being a session ace in the hyper-competitive Nashville studio scene? It's a world Sutton knows intimately, and in this episode he tells us how he became a first-call player and what it takes to pick with the best.
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Hooked: Baroness' Gina Gleason on Pantera's "Domination"

June 30, 2020
The shredder fires through the Dimebag Darrell solo from Cowboys from Hell that first sunk its teeth into her guitar-playing heart.
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Bryan Sutton on the Art of Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar

June 29, 2020
In this week's first episode, the champion flatpicker (he has won the IBMA Guitar Player of the Year award a staggering 10 times) explains how bluegrass rhythm guitar has developed over the years and describes specific techniques for developing your flatpick rhythm skills. As a bonus, he names a handful of classic albums that are required listening for anyone who loves flattop guitar.
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Rig Rundown Best Ofs: Most Iconic Basses

June 26, 2020
Verdine, Flea, Sheehan, Josephine and six other legends show us their favorite earth-rumblers!
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Chasing Frets

Blake Mills on Fingerstyle Playing

June 26, 2020
Blake discusses the evolution of his unique fingerstyle technique, which draws on sources ranging from Michael Hedges, West Africa, and Bob Brozman, Blake’s onetime teacher. 

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Sweetwater Finalizes Lineup for GearFest 2020

June 25, 2020
The online-only event will feature Alan Parsons, Nile Rodgers, Nathan East, Slash, Billy Gibbons, and more.
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Jack Broadbent: More Than Whiskey-Flask Flash

June 25, 2020
The British busker extraordinaire isn’t opening for the likes of Skynyrd, Frampton, and Ron Wood just because he rips fiery solos with a booze decanter.
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