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Artists

Robin Nolan: Manouche Mashup

February 28, 2017
The virtuoso Gypsy-jazz guitarist pays homage to his two favorite players—Django and Angus Young—on his fiery new instrumental album, Sin City.
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Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge Livestream

February 27, 2017
A pair of virtuoso musicians come together to answer questions from fans, and play a few selections from their latest album, Mount Royal.
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Staff Picks: The Big Show

February 26, 2017
Pedal-steel guitarist Jonny Lam joins us in discussing which guitarists would make the best performers for the Super Bowl halftime show.
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Rig Rundown: Margaret Glaspy

February 22, 2017
Formerly an exclusive fan of a '61 Harmony Jupiter and Fender Champ, Glaspy explains the thought process behind her recent switch to a Danocaster and a Deluxe Reverb.
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Luke Temple: Psych-Folk Songster

February 21, 2017
The Here We Go Magic frontman uses intricate nylon-string picking patterns and space-conscious arrangements to craft an enchanting new solo album.
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Oozing Wound’s Zack Weil and Kevin Cribbin: Organic Offense

February 16, 2017
With technical, rhythmic riffs and nasty lead bass tones, this Chicago thrash trio takes the crude metal shtick outside the norm.
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Rig Rundown: Warpaint

February 15, 2017
Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman get trippy gypsy with layers of effects and funky Fenders.
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Listen to the March 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

February 15, 2017
Check out the latest tracks from Kristin Hersh, Dean Ween, Oozing Wound, Harvey Mandel, and more!
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Aziza’s Dave Holland and Lionel Loueke: Magic and Inspiration

February 10, 2017
The legendary bassist and fingerstyle master reveal the origins and vision behind their star-packed jazz quartet.
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Kristin Hersh: Raw Bones, Dressed in Colors

February 9, 2017
The Throwing Muses cofounder sets her muscular, riff-heavy ninth solo album aflame with ferocious flatpicking and bravura textures.
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Rig Rundown: Waddy Wachtel

February 8, 2017
One of the most recorded guitar players in history takes us behind the scenes while on tour with Stevie Nicks for a look at his bare-bones setup.
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Dean Ween Stays Weird

February 7, 2017
An alt-rock wild man brings his Fender-fueled A-game to a new group that bears his name and a twisted solo debut packed with fat riffs, killer hooks, and freaky sounds.
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The Shelters: British Invasion on the Beach

February 6, 2017
Guitarist Josh Jove discusses the band’s blended rock aesthetic on their self-titled debut, which was co-produced by mentor Tom Petty.
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Psych-Blues Guitar Hero Harvey Mandel

February 2, 2017
The legendary innovator’s new album and box set reveal a lifetime of trippy techniques like tapping, extreme vibrato, and backwards soloing.
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Rig Rundown: Red Hot Chili Peppers [2017]

February 1, 2017
See how the extensive live setups used by Flea and Josh Klinghoffer have morphed since their 2012 I'm with You tour.
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Purling Hiss’ Mike Polizze: Post-Jimi Jammer

January 31, 2017
A Strat-wielding sonic shaman creates his own space and time continuum with his still-evolving trio and a uniquely modded vintage Ampeg amp on the new album High Bias.
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Rig Rundown: Eric Johnson [2017]

January 25, 2017
The man behind some of the most iconic electric tones shows off his unplugged side.
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Meshuggah’s Mårten Hagström: A Higher Standard

January 24, 2017
The 8-string idol dishes on the metal gods’ back-to-basics new The Violent Sleep of Reason—as well as why he’s such a harsh critic of shred.
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Stick Men: The Indeterminacy of Sticks

January 19, 2017
King Crimson paragon Tony Levin and composer/luthier Markus Reuter continue to redefine touch guitar—and bass—on Prog Noir.
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Animals as Leaders: 16 Strings vs. the World

January 16, 2017
Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes reveal how, for the first time, they bypassed outside producers and collaborators to write, track, and mix their new album as a band.
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