35 years into a career that now spans 11 studio albums, we caught up with guitarists Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley to talk cheap offsets, touring with Nirvana and Radiohead, and why they’re feeling stronger than ever.
When Jimmy Page took to the stage rocking his double-necked EDS-1275 in 1971, it might have felt like a new era of rock ‘n’ roll excess, but in fact the multi-necked guitar has a long and varied history that goes back much further.
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.
In the decade since Tame Impala’s debut album, Kevin Parker’s psychedelic rock project has grown into a Grammy-nominated behemoth. But back then it was just about a man, his guitar and the Indian Ocean.