Fingerstyle guru Andy McKee’s first new studio effort in nearly a decade pays homage to Prince and Michael Hedges.
MORE is MORE
Yngwie Malmsteen takes his neoclassical shred to new extremes on Parabellum.
DRIVE LIKE A DEMON
As he returns with Fist Full of Devils, his first solo album in 20 years, Earl Slick shares tales of his fast times with David Bowie and John Lennon.
Robben Ford goes bold with Pure, the new instrumental outing he calls “the most complete expression of a musical life.”
BOULEVARD OF BROKEN-IN DREAMS
Billy Rowe’s Rock N Roll Relics look, play and sound like much-loved and well-traveled treasures.
Acoustic Blues Musings, Pt. 1
How to choose a blues box and strings.
LTD MH-1000 Deluxe EverTune
The Duchess V4 Guitar Amp
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Delta King 12
In 1977, Robert Gordon launched a rockabilly revival that would team him up with Link Wray, Chris Spedding and Danny Gatton. Here’s the full story in his own words and those of his closest collaborators.
COUNTRY JAZZ, PART 2
This month, we present the conclusion of our look at John Scofield’s sophisticated reinvention of a country classic.
Rick and Roll Music
John Lennon’s discovery of the Rickenbacker 325 launched the guitar maker’s Invasion-era success.
LET IT BE Guitar by Guitar
As the Beatles’ Get Back documentary prepares to head for screens, we look back at the guitars that defined the group’s long cold lonely winter of 1969.
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO TAJ
Chapter Two: From North America to Hawaii
As the caretaker for a vast collection of unusual vintage axes, blues guitarist Mike Dugan has carved out a second career in front of the camera.
Jon Sullivan’s ’71 Trella takes the classic single-cutaway set-neck design to new lengths.
MY CAREER IN FIVE SONGS
His twangy guitar has helped Duane Eddy travel across decades and genres. These are the top cuts from his long-running journey.
THE FEEL'S THE THING
As a guitarist of many influences, Marcus Machado puts the “extra” into his sensory perception.
WITH A LITTLE HELP
In the summer of 1971, George Harrison corralled a who’s who of his musical friends to answer the call for humanitarian aid to Bangladesh. Two of his closest companions nearly left him hanging.
Prince – Royal Intrigue
Prince kept his music and life private. In these new exclusive interviews, those who knew and worked with him share untold secrets and tales from the studio and road.
OPEN TO OPTIONS
How to put the open-string chord-voicing prowess of Wayne Krantz to work.
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Quad Cortex Floor Modeler
Once an analog man, Lloyd Baggs used digital know-how to revolutionize acoustic amplification with Voiceprint Acoustic D.I.
Astral Destiny reverb