To learn more about Larkin Poe's journey from acoustic roots music to amped-up rock, we caught up with the sisters by phone from their home bases in Nashville.
In this guitar lesson you'll learn economy picking, which includes alternate and sweep picking styles, as well as legato techniques for your fretting fingers.
Touchup is one of the real dark arts of instrument repair, and one that exists in an almost entirely different universe from structural and functional repairs.
Here are tips for playing Bob Dylan's "Tangled up in Blue," as arranged on The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14 in an intimate and intense version with just guitar, harmonica and bass.
Hercules Stands offers new products to aid in the pursuit of producing the perfect home video for your music performance.
The new Izotope Spire Studio is packed with professional features that make it a proper recording and tracking device for acoustic guitarists.
When playing chord-melody style guitar, sometimes you're not sure which chord to use when the melody isn’t a chord tone or moves too quickly. Here's the solution.
This remastered, super deluxe 50th anniversary edition of George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" tamps down Phil Spector’s dense, reverb-heavy wall of sound.
Here’s an overview of 2021 in acoustic guitar gear, including guitars, sound-reinforcement solutions, and more, for players of all stripes.
Without any formal training in lutherie, Jewitt, now in his late 60s, has made a name for himself as a sought-after boutique guitar maker.
The beautifully made and moving documentary "Karen Dalton: In My Own Time" highlights the music and life of the underappreciated folk music figure.
The title track of Larkin Poe’s 2020 album Self Made Man is a blues rock banger, with crunchy electric guitar by Rebecca Lovell & scorching slide by Megan Lovell.
The smaller Taylor GTe doesn’t feel like a travel guitar and plays and sounds like a front-line instrument; the TaylorSense App helps you maintain it.
The 1964 performance by Doc Watson and Clarence White together at the Newport Folk Festival is a stellar demonstration of flatpicking. As heard on a series of duets on the album Treasures Untold, the recording captures both players early in their careers. Watson emerged on the scene beginning in 1960…
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Buck Curran’s tale about his 2009 Stefan Sobell Model 1 is more uplifting than some other tales of "the one that got away."
There’s no one else like Paul Thorn, a walking contradiction with an honest sense of his shortcomings, an insistent moral compass, and a healthy dose of country funk.
“Beautiful Dreamer” was originally written in the key of Eb major. Our arrangement transposes it to the more guitar-friendly key of C, with just a handful of chords.
Buffalo Nichols is writing songs that channel the music he heard growing up into a deeply lived vision focused on “putting more Black stories” into acoustic blues.
Here's how you can set yourself up to illuminate your progress on practicing guitar as you make it—and have more fun as you do it.
"The Village Out West" includes 51 tracks of stunning '60s recordings of bluegrass, gospel, folk, Delta blues, Celtic ballads, Woody Guthrie tunes & more.
Adam Levin's 21st Century Spanish Guitar Vol. 4 chronicles the most recent chapter in the Spanish guitar legacy by spotlighting new solo works (and one concerto).
Much like its Irish and Scottish counterparts, Welsh music is rich with ornamentation.
In the cavernous 15th-century St. Buryan’s Church, McQuaid collected two decades of songs and reimagined them into the strongest album of her career
The Breedlove Pursuit Exotic S Concert Edgeburst CE, constructed with responsibly-sourced woods, is an attractive and well-made guitar at a reasonable price.
Jakob Dylan's new album with the Wallflowers, Exit Wounds, was written the help of his longest-serving songwriting partner, a mid-1960s Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar.