November 2019

Guitarists

Guitar Virtuoso Joe Robinson Launches JOES12

June 3, 2019
A 12-week course featuring over 20 hours of footage and training that Robinson has personally created.
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Steve Marion: Push the Box

May 30, 2019
The New Jersey guitar anti-hero loosens up and embraces the moment on Till I Burn Up, the latest album by his alter-ego, Delicate Steve.
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Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
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Jackie Venson’s Blues and Beats

May 28, 2019
The Austin-based classical piano student turned guitarslinger uses gritty old-school tone and new tech to create the hip-hop and modern R&B infused sound of her latest album, Joy.
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Riff Rundown: Russian Circles' "Arluck"

May 26, 2019
The guitar architect demonstrates how to play the first single off the instrumental-metal band's forthcoming album, Blood Year.
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Mark Lettieri’s Fearless Funk

May 23, 2019
How one of the funkiest guitarists on Earth graduated from Silicon Valley backyard parties to Snarky Puppy and Madison Square Garden, and how he made his new album, Deep: The Baritone Sessions.
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Listen to the June 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

May 22, 2019
Rock the latest tunes from Andy Gill, Chai, Reignwolf, and more!
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Question and Obsession: Raves and Faves

May 21, 2019
Cage the Elephant’s Nick Bockrath joins us in riffing on our current top players and musical fixations.
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Gallery: Shaky Knees 2019

May 17, 2019
Good news, folks: Guitar is alive and well! PG headed south to Atlanta for three days to celebrate performances (and gather guitar details) from Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Tame Impala, Tyler Childers, Incubus, the Struts, Cage the Elephant, Tash Sultana, and more!
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Boogarins: Tropicália Tones

May 16, 2019
Benke Ferraz discusses the Brazilian psych-rock band’s insane tonal recipes and the very different playing styles between himself and co-guitarist Dinho Almeida.
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Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

May 15, 2019
The seminal East Coast punks prove that beat-up guitars and undeniable hooks can keep a band touring the world for over three decades.
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Rig Rundown: Polyphia's Scott LePage

May 8, 2019
Aside from melting faces, these younglings don’t take themselves or much else seriously, but one-half of the wise-cracking guitar tandem dishes on his “dope” signature gear from Ibanez and DiMarzio.
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Jimmy Herring Announces New Band and Tour

May 8, 2019
The 5 of 7 finds Herring joined by bassist Kevin Scott, drummer Darren Stanley, longtime collaborator Matt Slocum on keyboards, and vocalist and guitarist Rick Lollar.
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Reignwolf’s Jordan Cook: Catching Air

May 7, 2019
A guitarist with a reputation for intense performances heads into the studio with seven years of pent-up live energy and delivers a hard-rocking debut, Hear Me Out.
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Gang of Four’s Andy Gill: Precision and Destruction

May 2, 2019
Striking a balance between chaos and clockwork, the inventive guitarist has created one of rock’s most distinctive styles. On the new album Happy Now, he continues to push the envelope.
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Rig Rundown: Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata [2019]

May 1, 2019
Check out the gear used by the current king of soulful R&B-laced blues-rock and his longtime guitar foil.
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The Stray Cats Releases "Rock It Off"

May 1, 2019
Brian Setzer & Co. unleash a bluesy rockabilly number from 40—the band's first album of new material in 25 years.
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PG Jams: Zach Myers of Shinedown

April 30, 2019
The guitarist powering one of modern rock's biggest acts shares stories of his early days as a blues kid in Memphis, how he crafts arena-rocking riffs, and what he got wrong on his first signature model.
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Japan’s Chai: Meet the “New Cute”

April 29, 2019
This quartet fuses pop, punk, funk, electro-beat, a feminist platform, and an obsession with pink into a unique aesthetic—and their sound is an effervescent gas, with serious guitar and bass chops.
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William Tyler: 6-String Storyteller

April 25, 2019
On his latest album, Goes West, the fingerstyle guitarist seeks the larger conversation within his instrumental music.
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