“It was like a burned match!” How a UK luthier brought Ed Sheeran’s fire-damaged guitar back to life

Cheltenham-based Monty’s Guitars spent a full year restoring the megastar’s prized Eric Clapton Martin after it was damaged in a studio fire. We caught up with head honcho Matt Gleeson to find out more about how this “crazy” idea became one of his proudest moments to date…

Meet Dan Cousart: The Philadelphia upstart with a penchant for partscasters and psychedelia

Formerly of rock band RFA, Dan Cousart has branched out into a burgeoning indie career of his own, pulling in influences from The Strokes to King Krule, all while staying loyal to a blue Fender Strat he was gifted by his late grandfather.