We head to Jackson’s new facility in Corona, California home to get the inside story of how the American Series Soloist was a labour of love inspired by a metalhead CEO, some veterans of Grover Jackson’s original team, and some of metal’s biggest names.
A year after taking over the reins of the world’s most iconic acoustic guitar company, we sat down with with the German CEO to talk the importance of stories, why Martin’s people are what set it apart from the crowd, and his broad musical tastes.
As the beloved Aussie soap bids farewell after nearly four decades on air, Dr Karl Kennedy himself, Alan Fletcher, answers our pressing questions about his love of guitar, his nightmare gigs, and why he’s always got time to practice.
The English guitar player on dealing with imposter syndrome, working with Finneas, meeting a star-crossed Jaguar in Nashville, and why he’s writing a record that will hopefully encourage his guitar-playing fans to come out from behind their girlfriends.
The newly minted chief guitar designer, president and CEO on why Taylor wants to do things differently but keep guitar-making at its core, the unique challenges of the company’s new 700 Series Koa instruments, and whether the brand could ever be tempted back into the electric market.
The Chinese company has made a name for itself producing high-quality takes on classic designs, but now it's aiming to carve out its own niche with a unique solidbody platform that’s already touring the world.
The one-time Rivermaya and Triaxis guitarist is better known outside his native Philippines as a popular guitar YouTuber, here he shares his essential gear, crucial musical advice and his secret love of BLACKPINK.