Samuel Roberts

Scott McKeon on capturing the essence of the 60s with his new LP, New Morning

The in-demand session ace and solo artist on why retreating to London’s RAK Studios with Black Crowes and Oasis producer Paul Stacey helped him reimagine his guitar playing.

The IT Crowd’s Matt Berry on his dream signature guitar and the Boss pedal he can’t live without

The IT Crowd and Mighty Boosh star, musician and writer tells us about his first guitar, his love of a ‘boring’ pedal and why he would put someone else’s name on his signature model.

How James’ Home Of Tone is bringing a personal touch and discerning taste to guitar retail in the UK

Since 2015, James Gascoigne’s guitar store has been out to offer something different: a carefully curated selection of niche, cool boutique gear that you won’t find anywhere else.

Meet Night Flight: the London four-piece blending George Harrison-esque songwriting with Malian influences

Drawing on their love of Laurel Canyon-era records, lead-songwriter Sam Holmes and guitarist Harry Phillips discuss taking a sympathetic approach to playing guitar and the influence of a 1960 Silvertone U1.

How Empress Effects pushes boundaries without alienating pedal fans

Empress is continuing to push the boundaries of what stompboxes can do while still being user-friendly and looking the part. Head honcho Steve Bragg tells us how it was inspired by Dookie and aspirations of building a robot.