December 2020

Cory Wong


Ron Carter

Ron Carter Needs You to Focus

November 4, 2020
If you're on a gig or session with a legend don't even think about checking your cell.
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Tom Misch

Meet Tom Misch, the Acid-Jazz Virtuoso Hailed by Clapton & Mayer

October 21, 2020
The up-and-coming Brit talks about playing Crossroads and his analog/digital/analog gear journey.
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Wong Notes Episode 12: Ask Cory!

August 19, 2020
Cory turns the spotlight on himself and answers questions from fans about ego, life as a session guitarist, and what to do when you don't nail that audition.
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James Valentine

Wong Notes Episode 11: James Valentine

August 12, 2020
Maroon 5's fleet-fingered axeman dishes out the backstory on his signature Ernie Ball Music Man model and talks about what it was like to rock out at the Super Bowl.
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George Benson

Wong Notes Episode 10: George Benson

August 5, 2020
The guitar legend opens up about collaborating with Gorillaz, knowing your theory, and the time Sinatra didn't take him at his word.
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Bela Fleck

Wong Notes Episode 9: Béla Fleck

July 29, 2020
Béla Fleck is at the top of a very short list of world-renowned banjoists. Listen in as he talks about growing up in NYC, his love of collaboration, and his painstaking approach to live albums.
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Wong Notes Episode 8: The Bacon Brothers

July 22, 2020
The dynamic duo of folk-rock jams chimes in about their latest album, 'The Way We Love,' copping the hippest loops from Logic, and how their creative partnership has flourished.
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Sean Hurley

Wong Notes Episode 7: Sean Hurley

July 15, 2020
The first-call session bassist (John Mayer, Morissey, Lana Del Rey) discusses gig prep, gear essentials, and how confidence improves tone.
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Wong Notes Episode 6: Yvette Young of Covet

July 8, 2020
Listen in as a bona fide math-rock superstar goes deep on altered tunings and shares secrets on how she covers all the bases in her trio.
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Neural DSP Unveils Archetype: Cory Wong

July 6, 2020
Three meticulously crafted amps serve as the core of this plugin.
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Wong Notes Episode 4: Eric Johnson

June 24, 2020
The Texas tone guru discusses finding your voice and shares advice handed down from the legendary B.B. King.
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Wong Notes Episode 3: Molly Tuttle

June 17, 2020
The fiery flatpicker meets up with Cory to discuss her unique clawhammer style, developing a repertoire, and playing rhythm guitar in bluegrass and old-time music.
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Wong Notes Episode 2: John Scofield

June 10, 2020
The jazz-funk guru sits down to talk about his approach to rhythm, playing with Miles, and working in both the jazz and jam scenes.
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Wong Notes Episode 1: Joe Satriani

May 27, 2020
The debut episode features Cory and Satch discussing the mental side of performing, what it takes to be a successful teacher, how to break through the noise of the music business, and more!
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Don't Miss Our Wong Notes Podcast Hosted by Cory Wong

May 20, 2020
Subscribe today for the celebrated guitarist's May 27 podcast debut with legendary guests like Joe Satriani, Molly Tuttle, George Benson, and more!
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PG Editors’ Best Albums of the Year 2019

December 31, 2019
We round the year’s corner with our annual staff picks, notable mentions, and our most-anticipated releases of 2020.
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Cory Wong: The Sound of Joy

November 6, 2018
Funky, fluent, and fun, the modern rhythm guitar star from Vulfpeck steps into the groove of his buoyant new solo album, The Optimist.
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