Owen Bailey

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s 20 greatest guitar moments, ranked

One of the last true guitar heroes, SRV reinvigorated the blues for a new generation of players with his phenomenal style. Here are 20 of his finest moments.

​The Genius Of… Supergrass – In It For The Money

Supergrass reformed last year, a full 25 years on from their debut and 10 years on from their split, for a 2020 tour. So let’s revisit the relatively overlooked guitar playing and musical brilliance of their 1997 sophomore record.

The Genius Of… Pink Moon by Nick Drake

Nearly half a century on, this stark final album from the ill-starred troubadour remains a fascinating enigma.

The Genius Of… Lost Souls by Doves

20 years ago, three Mancunians coming down from a stalled dance-music career crafted a downbeat album in a windowless room that sparked a vital new direction for guitar music.

Jimi Hendrix’s 20 greatest guitar moments, ranked

He was the most innovative and influential guitar player of all time, but what were his most incredible moments of guitar genius? Find out here.

​The Genius Of… Keep It Hid by Dan Auerbach

Our series on underrated and classic guitar albums continues with the The Black Keys man’s superb debut solo that is both of those things and more besides.

The Genius Of… Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol

Interpol’s dark-hearted indie-rock classic pulsates with great basslines and guitar interplay, here’s why you should give it a spin.

The Genius Of… Solid Air by John Martyn

John Martyn’s 1973 album Solid Air is an undisputed classic. As guitarists, why should we care about it?