Melina Duterte talks the process behind the follow-up to 2017’s Everybody Works, her developing identity as a guitarist and finding community in her new home of Los Angeles.
Fender’s in-house electronics guru Tim Shaw on how the evolution of Fender’s golden-era pickups informed Vintera Series R&D.
The shred-guitar virtuoso opens up on why solos don’t matter to songs, what really annoys him at gigs and the importance of comedy…
We help this reader navigate a tricky fretboard issue.
As the US alt-rockers return with their fifth album, we spoke to guitarist and frontman Brian Aubert about sobriety, rediscovering acoustic guitars and why he likes to keep it uniform…
This reader shares his fondness for UK-made gear, including a certain OD box sporting a radio mast decal.
As amp modelling advances, will we be able to distinguish emulation from the real deal?
The sister duo talk using vintage gear, the influence of The Cure, the disco punk sound of single Hard To Kill and more.
Guitarists Steve Brooks and Jonathan Nuñez discuss the band’s musical evolution and how they developed both a gear line and album at the same time.
We talk to the New York artist, whose Spaghetti Western-inspired guitar lines introduce Lil Nas X's song Rodeo, about hip-hop's growing love affair with the six-string.