Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Country

Summer NAMM 2019: Gretsch unveils signature models for Steve Wariner, Rich...

Two striking hollowbodies for these guitar heroes.

Morganway breathe the magic of their live shows into upcoming debut...

Twins Callum and Kieran Morgan chat about the new record, drawing inspiration from Tom Petty and recording live.

“Some people collect cars or art… for me, guitars are that”:...

Fresh from the release of his second studio album Reckless & Me, we sit down with the star of 24, Flatliners and The Lost Boys to discuss the parallels between onscreen and onstage storytelling, how he was bitten by the guitar-collecting bug at an early age and why you should never let ’em catch you lying…

Rare Guitars: Clarence White’s 1950s Telecaster

Country archivist and musician Marty Stuart has been the keeper of Clarence White’s famous Telecaster since the 1980s – he tells us all about how he came to own what he calls “The greatest Telecaster in the world…”

Meet James Burton, the father of the chicken pickin’ technique

A session ace, sideman to the stars and contributor to a laundry list of hit records, James Burton remains one of the Telecaster’s greatest exponents. In this archive interview, he tells us about Elvis, the Beach Boys and how he invented a little style known as chicken picking.

Interview: Larkin Poe on their turn to roots-rock and their telepathic...

The roots-rock duo on sibling telepathy, finding the right instrument, exploring their influences on Venom & Faith and why it’s important for women to put their own spin on blues…

Fender releases ’62 Princeton Chris Stapleton Edition

A 12-watt combo marrying vintage circuitry and appointments favoured by the country star.

Interview: Lindsay Ell, Canadian rocker and tea enthusiast

The Canadian guitarist is one of Nashville’s hottest prospects thanks to her ‘country cocktail’ of influences. She tells us about her early experiences, being uncool and why Brad Paisley is a good luthier…

Watch Peter Frampton and Keith Urban pay tribute to Ed King

The guitarists also honoured Dolores O’Riordan, Aretha Franklin and Avicii.

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.

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