British powerhouse Anna Calvi—known for visceral guitar playing and operatic vocals—invites Courtney Barnett, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and others to help rework her 2018 battle-cry, Hunter, into the aptly titled new Hunted.
The former Trip Shakespeare frontman sings about not being able to return, but he’s done just that with 12 new tunes.
The triple-guitar-stoked Norwegian metalists forge Splid, inspired by a vibe-changing new vocalist, a more melodic approach, and monster sounds from the vault of heavy-duty gear—plus bongos—owned by producer/Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou.
Now that he’s ditched heavy amps for a digital rig, the melodic shredder shares his secrets for utilizing modern modeling tech.
The acoustic fingerstylist builds his creative legacy with alternate tunings, drones, and Eastern melodies, and spotlights a community of like-minded players with Ten Years Gone: A Tribute to Jack Rose.