As with all of Dawson’s projects that I’ve heard, his layered guitars sit front and center, but he’s also supported by a fine cast of other players.
Popular versions have been performed by Steeleye Span, Ewan MacColl, and Dick Gaughan
We spend a lot of time trying to find the right notes, or the best words for what we’re trying to say, but how we say something is what helps us leave our mark
There are several things you can do to get a good slide sound: Set up your guitar with heavier strings, use an open tuning, try different kinds of slides, dampen the strings, and learn to properly intonate. Getting a good sound is often as much a function of proper setup as it is technique.
Since Grant Gordy's 2010 self-titled debut album, he has used bluegrass as a foundation while stretching out far beyond the genre’s confines to find his voice as an improviser, composer, and arranger.
The melodies and harmonies of Joni Mitchell's music rarely unfold in ways that our ears have come to expect. Here's a look at her guitar tuning Odyssey.
Learn how boundary-pushing guitarist Kaki King develops new tunings, the story behind the passerelle bridge, and why the third-to-last show is always the best performance of a tour.
Devon Gilfillian performs unplugged versions of two songs from the new record: “All I Really Wanna Do” and the title track, “Love You Anyway”.
As you might expect from such a narrative songwriter, each of his guitars has a bit of a story behind it.
Steve Nall recently took over selecting tonewoods and voicing the tops and backs of all Collings acoustic guitars after working for decades with mentors Bill Collings and Bruce VanWart.