Hi-Power Execs Strumming Away Stress

A lot is made about the de-stressing benefits of learning an instrument, and it would be reasonable to presume, the head of Isuzu India, Ken Takashima, would be fairly under the cosh for a lot of the working week. Here’s a very interesting interview with the man in the Economic Times, discussing his love for […]

A Miraculous Field Recording: The Guitar Playing of Joseph Spence

Here’s a fantastic article from the New Yorker, detailing the life, unique magic (and recording of) Jospeh Spence. A must-read for any American folk and world/ roots fans. It goes into meticulously-researched detail of the means of capturing the album, “Music of the Bahamas, Volume 1: Bahaman Folk Guitar”, which was released by Folkways Records in […]

UK Guitar Show 29-30 of September

This year’s UK Guitar Show, taking place at the Kensington Olympia from the 29th-30th of September, has a ton of workshops, luthier exhibits and tuition clinics on offer – pretty much all things guitar under one roof. The masterclasses for 2018 will be particularly special (Justin Sandercoe and Bridget Mermikides among others) and top of […]