November 2018

Artists

Riff Rundown: Peter Frampton's "I Saved a Bird Today"

March 4, 2018
The British guitar hero demonstrates his Django-inspired 2017 single, plus the riff from his '76 smash "Do You Feel Like We Do."
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Jon Stickley Live at PG

March 2, 2018
One of the most progressive guitarists in bluegrass sits down to talk about mixing influences, the legendary Tony Rice, and using unexpected pedals with a flattop.
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Johnny Hiland: Going for the Big Grin

March 1, 2018
The rockin’ chicken picker finds joy in a new guitar, a passel of pedals, and a stripped-down album that shows he’s still Standing Strong.
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Rig Rundown: Snarky Puppy

February 28, 2018
Arguably the most danceable jazz band around gives us some insights to the gear they use to keep the audience grooving.
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Julian Lage: “Look Book” Video Premiere

February 27, 2018
The fleet-fingered guitarist brings his trio to Nashville and shares a burning swing tune.
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Rig Rundown: Radio Moscow

February 21, 2018
This psych-rock power trio doesn't mind a little 60-cycle hum from their collection of obscure vintage gear from Gibson, Alamo, Danelectro, and more.
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Listen to the March 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

February 21, 2018
Check out tunes from Duane Eddy, Lee Sklar, Hannah Wicklund, and more!
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Jim Campilongo: Show and Tele

February 20, 2018
With one guitar, a Fender Princeton, and his imaginative technique, the NYC guitarist creates an alternate universe of sounds, captured on his new album Live at Rockwood Music Hall NYC.
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Riff Rundown: Mutoid Man's "Kiss of Death"

February 18, 2018
Shredmeister general Stephen Brodsky breaks down the main guitar part for the band's most popular song off War Moans.
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The Darkness’ Justin and Dan Hawkins Swan On

February 15, 2018
Guitar-playing brothers keep it sexy, with fat-toned dual Les Pauls, trim glam looks and hooks, and some help from Taylor Swift.
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Rig Rundown: Milky Chance

February 14, 2018
The German folk/reggae-rock group gives us a peek at their streamlined setup that combines vintage, offbeat axes with cutting-edge technology.
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Peter Parcek: Earthy to Ethereal

February 13, 2018
Mustering an army of guitars, amps, and stompboxes, this dirt-pedal fiend explores the frontiers of blues on his new album, Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven.
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Staff Picks: Box of Rocks

February 12, 2018
Guitarists can be pretty out there! Matthew Stubbs joins PG staffers in choosing one pedal to represent their inner psyche.
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Remembering Tom Wheeler

February 12, 2018
We pay tribute to a founding father of guitar journalism.
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Buffalo Tom: “Lonely Fast and Deep” Song Premiere

February 9, 2018
Seasoned and wiser, one of Boston’s finest early indie bands proves it hasn’t lost its step.
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Mike Gordon: Hooks, Bass Lines, and Thinkers

February 8, 2018
On his fifth solo album, OGOGO, the Phish low-ender trips the light fantastic with flashy LED-equipped 5-strings and a newfound appreciation of pop simplicity.
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Rig Rundown: Greta Van Fleet

February 7, 2018
One of today’s most buzzed-about rock bands walks us through the gear that powers their riff-heavy jams.
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Lee Sklar: “Everything I Do Is Etched in Mud.”

February 6, 2018
From whole-note hoedowns to fusion freak-outs, the bass legend talks about his genre-jumping career cutting tracks for James Taylor, Billy Cobham, Carole King, Clint Black, Phil Collins, Warren Zevon, and many others.
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Hannah Wicklund’s Coming of Age

February 1, 2018
A bandleader since she was 9, the 20-year-old guitarist goes deeper on her self-titled new blues-rock album with her trio, the Steppin Stones.
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Rig Rundown: Clutch [2018]

January 31, 2018
Earth-rocking road warriors Tim Sult and Dan Maines show off their Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Orange and Ampeg heads, and their most elaborate boards to date.
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