Samuel Roberts

Ariel Posen on prioritising songwriting on new album Headway

The Canadian slide maestro doubles down on his ability to draw beautiful melodies from interesting places, melding traditional slide techniques with modern effects and studio wizardry.

My Guitar Story: Josh Smith’s new Ibanez signature, the Flat V1

The seasoned session guitarist breaks down the inspiration and R&D behind his undeniably cool new signature model, the Ibanez Flat V1, equipped with his signature Seymour Duncan pickups and some tasteful appointments

Talkbox: Mrs Smith on how learning the guitar literally saved her life

The socialite-cum-guitarist and satirical influencer discusses the importance of practicing your vibrato, her love of Fred Durst and high-fashion photoshoots ruining her hair.

My Guitar Story: George Glew on his battle-scarred Fender Stratocaster

The Bristol-based songwriter details the story behind his beloved American Deluxe Strat, from swapping it online to why he'll never use gig bags again

Black Bobbin: Reimagining the guitar industry through partnerships and good coffee

Shelby Pollard cut his teeth at Chicago Music Exchange, but now he’s struck out on his own to create a new venture that combines his love of boutique guitar gear and small-batch coffee.

James Kennedy on his love/hate relationship with life as an unsigned musician

The former Kyshera bandleader details the gruelling task of staying afloat on the road as an independent act in his debut book, Noise Damage – although it hasn’t deterred him yet.