December 12, 2018
The charming Scottish singer-songwriter walks us through her intricate pedalboard and wows us with her ingenious, seemingly effortless looping skills.
December 5, 2018
Blues-rock firebrands Tyler Bryant and Graham Whitford rely on loud amps and vintage guitars to get their message to the people.
November 28, 2018
The melancholic, reverb-loving songstress talks about the Tele, Fender combos, and bountiful board she uses to fill theaters around the globe.
November 21, 2018
Sure, collectible gear can be important to rock stars, but for this mayhem-filled gig, Paul Wiley and Juan Alderete opt for loudness and durability.
November 14, 2018
The "space lords" take time for a pit stop with us to cover the everyman Gibsons, scorching Marshalls, and nasty fuzzes that ignite their psychedelic orbit.
November 7, 2018
Robin Finck and Alessandro Cortini create the perfect drug for NIN fans with a bevy of heavy-hitting custom guitars and basses and a high-tech hybrid setup that marries digital with analog.
October 31, 2018
The Southern rock guitar army of cofounder Gary Rossington and longtimers Rickey Medlocke and Mark Matejka tells the stories behind their vintage guitars, high-powered amps, and classic approach to tone.
October 24, 2018
Before the storied math-rock outfit rides off into the sunset, Jake Snider, bassist Cory Murchy, and looper-extraordinaire Dave Knudson give us one last glimpse at how they build their fascinating, IDM-inspired textures.
October 17, 2018
The Austin singer-songwriter generates a retro-hip vibe with ’60s-style guitars, small-but-mighty amps, and a pair of pedalboards.
October 10, 2018
These DIY punkers prove you don’t need custom axes and pyrotechnics to spark a mosh pit and a good time.
October 3, 2018
Get inside the sounds of one of the most revered slide players on the planet as he goes deep on lap steels, his philosophy on tone, and his mythical Dumbles.
September 26, 2018
The Americana stylist and his band favor a minimalist approach to create their throwback sounds.
September 19, 2018
A studio visit with the new gear-heavy improv/art-rock supergroup that includes Henry Kaiser, Andy West, and Anthony Pirog.
September 12, 2018
A chilled-out look at the road rigs of guitarists Jimmy Herring and John “JB” Bell, and bassist Dave Schools—32 years after the legendary jam band’s first gig in Athens, Georgia.
September 5, 2018
The modern country outlaws follow only a few rules: beefy Teles, American-voiced amps, and a healthy addiction to compression and phaser.
August 29, 2018
The multi-instrumentalist, producer, and all-around sonic shaman explains the origin story on his No. 1 “Foamy," discusses fixing Clapton’s “Fool” SG, and reveals how he stays musically energized after nearly 50 years.
August 22, 2018
One of blues-rock’s biggest draws walks us through his staggering setup of Dumbles and signature tweed combos, holy grail Les Pauls and Fenders, and just a handful of off-the-rack pedals.
August 15, 2018
The rising country star reveals which legendary picker recently built her a "Mary Kaye" Strat clone, as well as why she started painting guitars.
August 8, 2018
See how the twin-guitar attack rocks SGs, classic tube heads, and strategically set delays that help birth epic post-metal jams.
August 1, 2018
After decades of backing up world-class artists and leading the SNL band, the famed Telemaster shares some of his tried-and-true gear secrets.