Surf Guitar's Next Chapter
Guitar World|Holiday 2020
SURF-ROCKER MARTIN SCHMIDT TALKS GW THROUGH THE SURF GUITAR BOOK, AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE TONES AND TEXTURES BEHIND THE REVERB-DRENCHED GENRE’S MOST FAMOUS RECORDINGS, GEAR AND GUITAR HEROES
Amit Sharma

THOUGH DEEPLY ROOTED in the evolution of the six-string, it would be fair to say surf guitar may very well be one of the more neglected styles among modern players. Thankfully, that could very well change with the arrival of what author Martin Schmidt describes as “the first specialist book on the genre,” packing everything you need to know about the techniques and gear to nail the sound into its 132 pages.

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