December 2019

Guitarists

Album Spotlight: The Allman Brothers Band: ‘Fillmore West ’71’

August 20, 2019
A pre-Fillmore East set that captures the original band’s improvisational live high-wire act.
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Listen to Steve Miller Band's Previously Unreleased Track, "Say Wow!"

August 16, 2019
The song was recorded by Miller in 1973 and is making its release debut with Welcome to the Vault.
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When Amsterdam and Istanbul Collide: Altin Gün’s Ben Rider and Jasper Verhulst

August 15, 2019
The guitarist and bassist discuss infusing Turkish folk with trance and ’70s psych on the Dutch band’s new LP, Gece.
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Rig Rundown: Greg Koch

August 14, 2019
The king of gristle shares the signature gear he uses to unleash waves of unabashed sonic mayhem.
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Question and Obsession: First Songs

August 13, 2019
Illiterate Light’s Jeff Gorman joins us in remembering the first tunes we learned to play on guitar.
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Psychedelic Porn Crumpets: Tasteful Tech from Down Under

August 8, 2019
Australia’s Jack McEwan and Luke Parish intuitively combine opposite guitar approaches—DI guitar with traditional vintage tones—while experimenting with harmonies, effects, and even droning sitar on their third LP, And Now for the Whatchamacallit.
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Rig Rundown: Billy Strings

August 7, 2019
Hear how the bluegrass-blazin’, death-metal-rooted wiz twists the traditional music of Kentucky toward the psychedelic sounds of San Francisco.
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Listen to Tool's Brand New "Fear Inoculum"

August 7, 2019
A sprawling 10-minute opus serves as the title track for the album, which arrives on August 30th.
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Ellnora Guitar Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

August 6, 2019
This year's group of featured artists includes Buddy Guy, Pat Metheny, Stephane Wrembel, Molly Tuttle, and more.
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Guthrie Govan: The Linguist

August 1, 2019
The Aristocrats guitarist talks about broadening the conversation on the prog trio's jaw-dropping new LP, You Know What...?
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Rig Rundown: Nita Strauss

July 31, 2019
With a new Ibanez signature model and an ultraportable plug-and-play rig, the rock heroine travels light to create the heavy tones on her new solo debut, Controlled Chaos.
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J.R. Bohannon Calls Bullsh!t on “Waiting for the Muse”

July 30, 2019
The Kentucky-bred fingerstyle virtuoso talks about his journey from hating country to adoring it … in his own twisted, indie- and world-music-informed way.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces the Speed Demon

July 29, 2019
The Greek outfit's new powerful overdrive circuit is designed in conjunction with Gus G covering his need of creating enormous riffs and supersonic solos.
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The Yawpers’ Jesse Parmet: Divide and Conquer

July 25, 2019
Armed only with a 6-string, a fistful of drop tunings, a triple-amp rig, and a pile of splitter boxes, the tap-dancing gearhead covers the guitar and bass roles in his rowdy trio.
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Rig Rundown: Sleep

July 24, 2019
The sultan of sludge illustrates that his first band is a shuttle for sonic exploration launching into orbit on the backs of triple-humbucker guitars, a sierra of Oranges, and two boards the size of Cape Canaveral.
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Listen to the August 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

July 24, 2019
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Jimmie Vaughan, Dream Theater, Devin Townsend, Doug Wamble, and more!
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Rig Rundown: Cherry Glazerr

July 17, 2019
Grunge songstress Clementine Creevy hits us with the barrage of drives she uses for her band's lo-fi garage sound.
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Live at Grimey's: Drivin N Cryin

July 16, 2019
The veteran Southern rockers, now armed with Sturgill Simpson's former axeman, Laur Joamets, shows a tender side with acoustic renditions of new tracks from Live The Love Beautiful and classic cuts.
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Rig Rundown: Joanne Shaw Taylor

July 10, 2019
The British blues player’s simple-but-brawny tool kit for tough tones.
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Doug Wamble’s Folked-Up Jazz

July 9, 2019
Drawing on blues, gospel, bluegrass, and soul, and playing archtop slide, the guitarist mixes American music traditions to create the distinctive sound of his new multi-album project, 9 for ’19.
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