Tag archive for ‘Interviews’
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Interview: Richard Hawley – Hollow Meadows

After a turbulent period that saw Richard Hawley questioning whether he’d play live again, one of the UK’s finest songwriters and owner of a guitar collection to make grown men weep with envy returns triumphant More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Interview: Mark Flanagan – Jools Holland’s guitarist

An encounter with Jools Holland led Mark Flanagan into a remarkable career as part of the TV star’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, playing alongside some true musical greats… Story & photography by Bob Hewitt If More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

How I got started… Chrissie Hynde – Reckless Rebel

In a new Guitar & Bass series, we ask iconic musicians to cast their minds back to what made them pick up the guitar in the first place. We kick off with Pretenders legend Chrissie Hynde. Story: David Gallant Look More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Interview: Billy Bragg – The Bard of Barking

Billy Bragg tells G&B about keeping it simple with his live rig, his Burns Steer, the infamous Portastack, dissent in England and being the Bard of Barking. Story & photography: Sam Atkins “I always More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Interview: Dan Auerbach – The Arcs

When Black Keys mainman Dan Auerbach created his new musical project, he wound up playing “a lot of bass”, blending Mariachi with psychedelia and producing an unofficial East LA hit he has dubbed “kind of More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Ones To Watch: Lanterns On The Lake

North-East post-rockers with DIY ethic A chance drunken encounter in a Newcastle pub ultimately led to the formation of Lanterns On The Lake in the mid-noughties. The fledgling band, then known as Greenspace, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Alexi Laiho – Soundtrack Of My Life

The Children Of Bodom guitarist talks us through the nine records closest to his heart… Finnish vocalist, composer and guitarist Alexi Laiho is the main man in melodic death-metal band Children Of Bodom, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Interview: Jon Gomm – The Acoustic Asylum

Jon Gomm is one of the UK’s most talented acoustic guitar players, a fingerstyle virtuoso with devout independent ethics. Gary Walker spoke to the Blackpool-born player about his new album Live In The Acoustic More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Interview: Vintage Trouble – 1 Hopeful Rd

AC/DC, The Who, Lenny Kravitz, Bon Jovi – all these greats have had the pleasure of Vintage Trouble opening for them. Now, after four hardworking years, ‘everybody’s favourite support band’ have finally More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Interview: Bernard Butler – The Sound Of McAlmont & Butler

We had a chat with Bernard Butler about the release of this remastered classic… What motivated you to go back and remaster the album and give it the deluxe treatment? “A few years ago, I was alerted, More...