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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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CandoMusos Supergroup to Perform at NAMM 2017

January 16, 2017
For the first time in history, disabled musicians are set to open the biggest music trade show in North America.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington: Simple Man, Big Tone

January 15, 2017
A 6-string legend gets back to blues-rock basics in a new album with wife Dale Krantz, and shares the recipe for his fat, classic Les Paul sound.
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Warpaint: The New Style

January 12, 2017
Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman on chops, their affection for dissonant, trance-like melodies, and their latest album, Heads Up.
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Rig Rundown: Doyle Bramhall II

January 11, 2017
The famed bluesman creates his soulful musical gumbo with a mixture of vintage gear, a few boutique toys, and a pile of pedals.
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Forgotten Heroes: D. Boon

January 10, 2017
The visionary Minutemen guitarist shattered the rock 'n’ roll rulebook, and in the process created a punk-fueled legacy of scaldingly eccentric music.
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Rig Rundown: Dave Cobb

January 4, 2017
Nashville’s most in-demand producer invites us into the historic RCA Studio A for an in-depth look at his unbelievable stash of vintage gear.
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Chrissie Hynde: If It Gets Polite—Game Over

January 3, 2017
The Pretenders leader talks about making a rocking new album with Dan Auerbach, her guitar history, and why she absolutely loves to play.
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