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AL DI MEOLA
Fusion maestro Al Di Meola
talks about discovering the
sonic delights of Dumble
amps, shedding his shred
mentality, and the joys of
recording his new album
Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody.
Dinosaur Jr. frontman J
Mascis picks up his favorite old Martin and Gibson
flattops and recruits a host
of friends to put together
the lushly orchestrated new
Several Shades of Why.
The first installment in our new
series on players who’ve shaped the
history of guitar focuses on Nashville
session ace Hank Garland—a master
of jazz, country, and rockabilly.
Paul Wilczynski tells how his
industrial design background
and love of vintage guitars led
him to becoming Rickenbacker’s
only licensed electric restorer and
builder of new Ricky acoustics.
Jack Casady and Jorma
Kaukonen talk about
about beer bellies vs.
rosewood guitar backs,
active preamps vs. passive bass electronics,
and Hot Tuna’s first studio album in 20 years.
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