Johnny Cash was not only a country superstar, he was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists and a music icon whose voice, presence and showmanship is triumphant even in his wake.
Leon Hunt counts down the ten most influential banjo players to have walked the earth…
Brits Critics Choice Winner James Bay, Jack Garratt, Rhodes, Amber Run plus many more announced for Barn on the Farm
C.F. Martin & Co. and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran are teaming up for the second time to create another Signature Artist Edition guitar from the Martin Custom Shop: the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition.
Being known as The Colonel and The Governor is all good and well, but if you are going to put those monikers out on your tour headline, you need to be pretty confident that you can live up to the…
Paul Carrack has built a regular and consistent fanbase thanks to his long and frequent tours – the latest of which ends this evening after seven months on the road. The only noticeable effect of this prolonged road trip is…
Since the release of their first studio album Sigh No More in 2009, Mumford and Sons has enjoyed an almost meteoric rise to fame. Second album, Babel, sold over one million copies in the US in just over six weeks and the accompanying tour has cemented their position as America’s favourite band.
James Keogh, the Melbourne songsmith who records under the moniker Vance Joy, burst onto the scene with his folk-pop hit ‘Riptide’ making him one of the most popular new songwriters not just in Australia, but also in the UK. His debut album Dream Your Life Away is out now, so we catch up with him about playing Maton acoustics, writing hits on his ukulele, and finding inspiration from the 70s
Status Quo are back, we tell you, back, with an acoustic album called Aquostic. Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt wax lyrical with Joel McIver…
This month Gordon shares an as yet unreleased piece in all-fourths tuning dedicated to his daughter Sadie.
When you are practising, always do it alone and out of earshot of anyone else. We need repetition, playing the same passages over and over, to improve our abilities and to achieve our goal of playing a new piece well.…
Download the tablature here: Acoustic Magazine issue 101 CW Read the full tuition in February’s issue of Acoustic magazine (101)
A Freshman grand auditorium comes under the scrutiny of reviewer David Mead…
Something old, something new – a pair of guitars that pay tribute to two legendary bluegrass players… David Mead takes his pick of the two guitars and interviews Alister Atkin about relic’d guitars