October 2020

 

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Guitar.Com Unveils Final Lineup for Virtual Guitar Show

Guitar.Com Unveils Final Lineup for Virtual Guitar Show

September 30, 2020
The event will host major musical instrument manufacturers (including Paul Reed Smith and Taylor Guitars), well-known guitarists (Annie Clark, Joe Bonamassa, Carlos Santana), up-and-coming musicians, guitar influencers, and boutique builders.
Rig Rundown: Unearth's Ken Susi

Rig Rundown: Unearth's Ken Susi

September 30, 2020
Go inside his impressive tone bunker fortified with silver 7-string ESP sig models, 21st-century Fishman pickups, and stacks of 5150 and 800 disciples.
On Fighting Ego & Reuniting with Portnoy

On Fighting Ego & Reuniting with Portnoy

September 30, 2020
In this season two premiere, Cory Wong connects with Dream Theater legend John Petrucci about his fiery new solo album featuring founding DT drummer Mike Portnoy.
CBD Gloves, Vitamins & Daily Recording

CBD Gloves, Vitamins & Daily Recording

September 30, 2020
To stay on top of his game, jam/country virtuoso Daniel Donato has a regimen inspired by pro athletes.
Hooked: Taylor Goldsmith on Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing"

Hooked: Taylor Goldsmith on Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing"

September 29, 2020
Mark Knopfler taught the Dawes bandleader everything he needs to know about dynamics and the expressiveness of the Strat.
Johnny Cash + Grateful Dead = Cosmic Country

Johnny Cash + Grateful Dead = Cosmic Country

September 28, 2020
How Daniel Donato’s ethos continues to be shaped by the jam gods—and not just Garcia’s solos.
Lizzo's Celisse Henderson Shares Her No. 1 Pedal

Lizzo's Celisse Henderson Shares Her No. 1 Pedal

September 25, 2020
The badass wielder of the white SG joins PG editors and reader Joe Contento to talk about our go-to stomps and latest musical obsessions.
Wait—You’re <i>Still</i> Not Recording?

Wait—You’re Still Not Recording?

September 25, 2020
It’s not just a pandemic fad. Matt Smith on why you’re losing out if you don’t take the plunge.
Rig Rundown: Perry Bean's Top 10

Rig Rundown: Perry Bean's Top 10

September 23, 2020
PG's chief videographer recalls highlights from 7+ years on the job, including pinch-me hangs with Bad Religion, Jason Isbell, Propagandhi, Power Trip, and others.
The Fine Art of Layering Guitars

The Fine Art of Layering Guitars

September 23, 2020
Matt Smith has a deep understanding of how to stack and mix guitars, and in this episode he explains both what to do and what to avoid when overdubbing.
Hooked: Josh Smith on Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Scuttle Buttin'"

Hooked: Josh Smith on Stevie Ray Vaughan's "Scuttle Buttin'"

September 22, 2020
The L.A.-based studio ace and blues hound sets the stage about how SRV's power punched him in the chest and forever changed his world.
Idles—to the Max, on <i>Ultra Mono</i>!

Idles—to the Max, on Ultra Mono!

September 21, 2020
Guitarists Lee Kiernan and Mark Bowen shove the envelope on the band’s new album, stomping in sonic mud puddles and mashing electronic music and hip-hop as they abandon their comfort zone.
The Secret to Becoming a Multi-instrumentalist

The Secret to Becoming a Multi-instrumentalist

September 21, 2020
Matt Smith plays nearly anything with frets—and a few without. In this episode, he explains how to explore the world of stringed instruments without getting lost along the way.
Charlie Hunter Plays Drums—And You Should Too

Charlie Hunter Plays Drums—And You Should Too

September 18, 2020
Drumming has much to do with Charlie's signature polyphonic sound. Listen in as he makes the case that all guitarists should devote time to practicing percussion instruments.
Rig Rundown: Suzanne Santo

Rig Rundown: Suzanne Santo

September 16, 2020
The spunky solo artist/former HoneyHoney frontwoman shows off her “Sweet Baby” Eastman and a sultry 335 that accompany her smoky, impassioned voice—plus reveals how touring with Hozier "leveled-up" her fingerstyle chops.
Listen to the October 2020 <i>PG</i> Spotify Playlist

Listen to the October 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

September 16, 2020
This month's collection of tunes includes Idles, Peter Green, Chicano Batman, All Souls, and more.
When Jazz Meets Pop

When Jazz Meets Pop

September 16, 2020
While Charlie Hunter is best known for his jazz work, he’s also contributed to pop and R&B recordings by such artists as John Mayer, D’Angelo, and Norah Jones. Listen as he recounts his experiences as a featured guest artist.
Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Gargantuan Pedalboards Vol. 1

Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Gargantuan Pedalboards Vol. 1

September 15, 2020
Get a load of these space-station control centers from Nick Reinhart (Tera Melos), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Steven Wilson, Dweezil Zappa, and Steve Lukather.
Fender Announces the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Signature Stratocaster

Fender Announces the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Signature Stratocaster

September 15, 2020
It features a chambered ash body, Transparent Faded Sonic Blue lacquer finish and early ‘60s “C”-shaped maple neck.
Hooked: John Bohlinger on Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing"

Hooked: John Bohlinger on Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing"

September 15, 2020
Our Nashville correspondent explains the debt he owes Mark Knopfler for the inspiration that continues 30 years after first hearing the lively song.