Fretboard Journal Interview with David Grier

Even though David Grier is based out of Nashville, I don't know much about his music. The Fretboard Journal recently spent an hour or so speaking with Grier about guitar and music: With Fretboard Journal Live, we sit down for one-on-one talks with some of the world’s most interesting musicians. Our first episode features flatpicking guitar legend (and cover story for our 16th … [Read more...]

The Gospel According to the Reverend Horton Heat

Ed. Note: This interview of the Reverend Horton Heat's Jim Heath was conducted by Pappy, founder of the Fifth Fret guitar blog and contributor to Guitar Noize. Many thanks to Pappy for this great interview. After reading the interview, check out the Reverend Horton Heat's recently released album, REV.  In 1985, guitarist force of nature Jim Heath started a band called the … [Read more...]

Buddy Guy Interview with Tavis Smiley

Buddy Guy was recently interviewed on Tavis Smiley's PBS show about Guy's new autobiography, When I Left Home. Buddy seems like quite a character, and I'd love to listen to him tell stories all day. For now, this short 24 minute interview will have to do: … [Read more...]

Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Interview with Musicians Friend

Musician's Friend recently interviewed Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi for their April 2012 catalog. I like Derek's fairly simplistic approach to gear: "I like not thinking about the instrument you're holding. My mindset is, you find a guitar that you feel comfortable with, you plug it into an amp, and you go. It puts more on the musician than on the gear. At the end of the … [Read more...]

Andy Timmons Interviewed on the Bill Murphy Show

Regular Guitar Lifestyle reader and commenter (and clearly a man of excellent taste) Chad S. recently let me know that Andy Timmons was interviewed on the Bill Murphy Show, a music interview show based out of South Florida. In the interview, Timmons talks about his new album, Plays Sgt. Pepper, attending the Jazz School at the University of Miami, some of his early concert … [Read more...]