Interviews

gil yaron

Interview: Gil Yaron on re-creating vintage guitars

Renowned the world over for his unbelievably accurate re-creations of golden-era vintage electrics, Gil Yaron now brings a remarkable attention to detail to his own electric guitar creations.

Interview: Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable

In just over a decade The Joy Formidable have gone from their hometown of Mold to opening arenas for the Foo Fighters, thanks in no small part to their kinetic brand of stripped-down rock.

Interview: Rory Dowling of Taran Guitars

Bespoke acoustic luthier Rory Dowling of Taran Guitars tells us how his first foray into electric guitar building changed his mind about plugging in.

Interview: Rich Robinson of The Magpie Salute, The Black Crowes

The Magpie Salute and former Black Crowes man chats about the difference between the two bands, his love of roots music, and open tunings.

Interview: Steve Vai on the Ibanez JEM JR, his first gig and more

The virtuoso talks to Darran Charles from Godsticks about his first ‘proper’ guitar, Univox, Teisco, JEMs and a whole lot more besides.

Ariel Posen returns with second single ‘Things That I’ve Said’

‘Things That I’ve Said’ follows on from Ariel Posen’s debut single ‘Fade’ from his forthcoming debut album.
Vince Gill

Interview: Vince Gill – Eagle Soar

Nothing could prepare country superstar Vince Gill for the pressure of stepping into the shoes of the late Glenn Frey with the Eagles.
Chris Stills

Interview: Chris Stills

His surname might bestow a certain cachet of musical pedigree, but Chris Stills remains an artist that’s defined by his own work – whether that’s on film scores or activism.

Interview: Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger Things

Phoebe Bridgers’ debut LP, Stranger In The Alps, was one of 2017’s best albums and it signalled the arrival of a remarkable new musical talent. We sat down with the 24-year-old Angeleno to talk baritone guitars, keeping it independent, and having fun with pretentious guitar nerds…
mark baier victoria amplifier company

Letters from America: Mark Baier – Victoria Amplifier Company

For a quarter of a century, Mark Baier has been chasing the dream of recapturing that elusive sound of the classic Fender amps of the 50s – and his Victoria amplifiers are proof he succeeded. Dave Hunter meets a man with a remarkable passion for vintage fidelity…
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