Best Guitar podcasts — Music, product reviews, interviews for guitar lovers (Updated April 2018; image)
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Teaching and Learning the Classical Guitar Online
 
This podcast features free audio guitar lessons that teach music theory for guitar. Listeners learn how scales, chords, progressions, modes, and more get applied to the fretboard and familiar songs. This includes a focus on compositional and improvisational techniques used in popular styles of music. The lessons are geared toward intermediate level players on up and can be followed on either an acoustic or electric guitar. Bass players can learn a lot from the instruction too. It is recommen ...
 
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The Guitar Channel
Monthly
 
From Steve Vaï to Pierre Bensusan via Paul Gilbert and Nuno Betencourt, The Guitar Channel will let you discover the many facets of this instrument with interviews and gear soundseeings.
 
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Guitar Radio Show
Monthly+
 
Dedicated To All Things Guitar. Artists, Music, Gear.
 
Each week, the Fretboard Journal interviews some of our favorite musicians, instrument builders and historians.
 
If you’re a bassist — you’re in the right place. World renowned bassist and educator Scott Devine in conversation with some of the best and most well respected bass players around the world.
 
Welcome to the Chasing Tone Podcast. Join Blake Wyland and Brian as they talk about guitars, guitar pedals, amps, and other guitar gear, answer questions, and discuss all things guitar related as well as how to get the most out of your gear to get the best guitar tone. While this podcast is paid for by Wampler, we talk about many other brands much more than we do Wampler products. If you suffer from G.A.S. or just simply like to listen to gear podcasts, you'll love Chasing Tone.
 
Guitarist Bret Williams archives the personalities surrounding the instrument, while struggling himself to continue being a musician.
 
The Modern Fingerstyle Guitar Podcast features interviews with artists to discuss playing, techniques, gear, and more.
 
The Start Teaching Guitar podcast is your one-stop resource for learning how to be a successful guitar teacher. Focusing on both the teaching and the business aspects of offering guitar lessons, STG will teach you how to you find more students, keep them with you longer and help them get better results on the guitar. Even if you never considered becoming a guitar teacher before, the Start Teaching Guitar podcast will give you the information you need to get out of the daily 9-to-5 grind and ...
 
Blake Wyland, guitar nut and the main man behind the scenes at ToneMob.com, sits down and chats with various characters in the guitar gear world. We talk good guitar tone, effects, amps, and how people go about creating the sound of their dreams. Guests vary from boutique builders, to the musicians rocking the tools of tone. Loaded with info and buffoonery, if you love guitars, you'll love the show! Happy listening and thanks for checking it out!
 
Your Guitar Podcast Featuring EVERYTHING Guitar!
 
On All About Guitar we talk tone. We talk technique. We talk gear. We talk to artists, educators, manufacturers and more! Where we take a good look at everything guitar, and some things not exactly guitar but just as important to become more successful musicians in today's music scene! Hosted by Jeff "The FLO" Floro, join us as we explore...All About Guitar!Listen Live Mondays at 8:00PM (PST), on LA Talk Radio (latalkradio.com)
 
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The Fret Files
Monthly
 
Guitar Workshop Podcast
 
Hear the staff of GAK.co.uk talk about guitars, amp and pedals.
 
Sergio Ercole interviews guitarist ranging from classical, jazz and Latin styles.
 
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BGL Guitar Podcast
Weekly
 
Guitars, Music, Gear and more
 
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About The Music
Rare
 
Guitarist Pat Metheny talks about his recorded works, guitars and more on this up close and personal series.
 
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GuitCast
Weekly
 
All the latest guitar related news, gear reviews and interviews with the guitar world's biggest names. The GuitCast: 7/8 talk in 4/4 time!
 
We speak guitar! Interviews with leading guitarists, luthiers and gear manufacturers.
 
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Classic Guitar
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Classic Guitar airs every fourth Friday of the month at 8pm and is presented by Alan Dixon and Paul Zdrenka (both graduates in classical guitar). The programme showcases the best of classical guitar music by world-renowned artists.Paul graduated from Massey University, now part of the New Zealand School of Music, and Alan spent time in the UK studying with William Lloyd Webber at the London College of Music. Alan and Paul have had diverse careers that include playing big band jazz, as weddin ...
 
Crimson Guitars is a guitar manufacturer based in Dorset, in the south of England. We have been designing, innovating and hand-building guitars for over fourteen years. We also hand wind our own specially designed pickups, manufacture luthiers tools and provide training.
 
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Duke Levine joins us to discuss his career and his latest haunting record "The Fade Out"
 
Back around 2004 Brian had the opportunity to sit down with Brent Mason and ask him some questions in an interview that was thought to be lost forever on a broken hard drive. Brent discusses how a song is developed for recording, and what his process is when he comes up with a solo for a song. He also talks about his recording setup and gives a ...…
 
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon sits down for a Q&A with CGC Academy member Martha Kreipke. There are some great topics in here, including whether the use of language like "mistakes" and "bad habits" (something I'm guilty of!) might not be the best language to convey the positive nature of [...]…
 
Rod McQueen painstakingly handcrafts his Sliders pickups in Sydney, Australia to vintage accurate specs. Players such as Ian Moss, Johnny Diesel, Peter Northcote and Troy Cassar-Daly all rely on Sliders for their tone - which really is a glowing endorsement of Rod's work. Rod gives us the story of Sliders pickups and along the way challenges so ...…
 
On today’s podcast, we talk to guitar god Eric Johnson! We chat about using meditation to live in the present, Eric's new Fender signature model thinline Stratocaster, his new pedal board, re-creating the Ah Via Musicom album today and much more. https://www.ericjohnson.com https://www.fretboardjournal.com…
 
On this episode Tom and I talk about breaking down in the desert, his gear journey, stabilizing 4x12s for jumping off of, Mesa Boogie amps, and a few road stories. And by a few, I mean a lot. Strap in folks. This is a good one. This episode is brought to you by Sinasoid! Please check out their selection of custom cables. You really will be glad ...…
 
I am proud to have an extraordinary group of guitarists, The String Revolution, on All About Guitar! Comprised of Janet Robin, Daniel Schwarz, Art Zavala Jr., and Markus Illko, The String Revolution brings some truly original, inventive and groundbreaking music and guitar playing to the table. We take a closer look at this eclectic quartet and ...…
 
In this interview I talk to Oteil Burbridge about his drum-rooted rhythmic approach and how he’s taken the 6-string bass to new heights.
 
As technology progresses and we dive deeper into the digital world, does it spell the end of analog gear? Or are we in an era where they not only coexist, but compliment each other? Brian and Blake take on the subject. And is there a bias against digital gear? Is it warranted? Brian Neunaber wrote a blog about the topic and Brian shares some of ...…
 
In this episode of the CGC Podcast, Simon talks about "information overload" and what you can do to simplify when you feel overwhelmed or distracted, or to know where to start when it just seems like there's too much. Leave a comment below to share your own experiences and what you do to overcome information [...]…
 
I hang out with Jazz guitarist Rez Abbasi during the Ellnora Festival at the University Of Illinois. Happy Tax Day.
 
In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about capacitors, machine screw neck inserts, strat tremolos, headstock cracks, water damage, compound radius fingerboards and more. To participate in the show, you can leave a message with your question or comment by calling 757-774-8482. To email the show, visit Eric at EricDaw.c ...…
 
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Chris Smither joins us on this week’s Fretboard Journal Podcast to talk about his new double-album, Call Me Lucky. We chat about his unique interpretations of well-trodden covers such as “Sittin’ On Top of the World” and “Maybellene,” learn about his guitar of choice – a custom Collings 000 with a 12-fret, short scal ...…
 
Tonight we take a look at the art of the song and how guitar can play a part in it. My guest is James Lee Stanley, a singer songwriter and a very tasty guitarist. We take a look at his songwriting and how his guitar playing makes a critical part of it. It's a night of great tone, great music and an in depth look at the singer songwriter process!…
 
In this episode of the CGC Podcast, Simon sits down for an interview with one of the newest members of the CGC Faculty, Connie Sheu. Dr. Connie Sheu is the General Manager for the Guitar Foundation of America and teaches at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and Moreno Valley College. She is also a member [...]…
 
David Wallimann is a long time online friend who is an important Youtube guitar teacher with more than 110k subscribers on his YouTube channel. We almost met during the last NAMM but he couldn't make it at the last minute so we decided to do this Skype interview to talk about our respective projects built on our favorite instrument. www.youtube ...…
 
Many are familiar with G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) But what really drives that desire? Is it the pursuit? Or is it actually acquiring the gear. Brian and Blake discuss it. And how do you handle not getting your hands on that piece of gear? Do you find a substitute? It’s a question from the tone group and the guys tackle it head on. If yo ...…
 
Rick has came back to discuss his relationship with Mike Matthews, bring back the shrimp, talk about food, and a myriad of other things. Good things. Wonderful things. And a weird car ride that happened. Check his stuff out at Matthewseffects.com This episode is sponsored by the wonderful folks over at Sinasoid! Make sure and check out their te ...…
 
Welcome to episode 80 - and the 2nd anniversary - of the Guitar Speak Podcast. Today we speak to the globe trotting novacastrian, Adam Miller. Adam first appeared during episode 61 in a brief interview leading up the the Sydney Guitar Festival in 2017. He is back for an in depth interview to discuss his fantastic new instrumental album, 'The De ...…
 
Guitar legend Duck Baker joins us this week to talk about his new compilation, Les Blues du Richmond: Demos & Outtakes, 1973-1979 (out this month on Tompkins Square Records). The album features both the early instrumental demo recordings that landed him on Kicking Mule Records as well as some lesser-heard tracks that he recorded in London in th ...…
 
In this special tone tip edition of the podcast, Brian demonstrates running a couple of different distortions and boosts into both a clean amp and the same amp turned all the way up which overdrives it giving it cool distorted tones. Basically, it's a "should I run my overdrive into a clean amp or should I turn my amp up and run the pedals into ...…
 
The one and only Greg Koch returns to discuss the new killer record Koch Marshall - "Toby Arrives" Track by Track
 
All About Guitar welcomes Johnny "Chops" Richardson to the show! A singer, songwriter, guitarist and bassist, having played bass with the Randy Rogers Band, we take a look at the whole package: writing the songs, the arrangements, making the album and then presenting it live. Joining Johnny in studio is guitarist, songwriter, and producer Carlo ...…
 
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams join us on the Fretboard Journal Podcast to talk about their latest recording; the challenges of being working musicians who happen to be married, guitars and much more!
 
You know what I did last summer! I didn't run over anybody in my car while cruising with my high school friends at Kolmer Gulch, but I did do something I said I wouldn't ever do, interview a 22 year old! Turns out, they can be as fun, vulnerable and interesting as anyone else! I feel stupid. Here is my time with the outstanding guitarist, Alber ...…
 
Today’s interview with Kevin Scott is one of our greatest of all time! Or at least, that’s how I remembered it. ;-)
 
Michael Jost is my guest on All About Guitar. Hailing from Germany, Michael lives in Venice Beach and his European heritage, rigorous classical training, and his 21st Century American experience have molded him into a rather unique artist and musician. We take a look at his work on his albums, "Zeitlos" and "California Burning." We also get a s ...…
 
An Aussie triple-header this week! First up we speak to Jimi Hocking of the legendary Screaming Jets. Jimi talks us through the 'Jets latest album, upcoming tours with Boom Crash Opera, Jimi's award winning solo career and much more. Brooke McClymont and Adam Eckersley drop in to give us the low down on their Brooke and Adam album, the first al ...…
 
Everything man made can break. True in the pedal world as well. But before you package up the pedal and send it back for repair, Brian shares some of the steps you can take to eliminate minor issues and keep that pedal on your board. Blake shares some info on the FCC auctioning off some frequency spectrums that may make some older wireless audi ...…
 
In this week's episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon discusses three techniques on classical guitar that are constantly evolving and so will take time to develop: tone, musical line, and speed. Leave us a comment below and let us know how you are working to continue to develop these techniques.…
 
This is quite a special episode. Andy from Reverb.com stopped by the Shred Shed to hang out and talk gear. So we decided to throw a mic up and see what we came up with. What did we ramble about? Only one way to find out! This podcast is brought to you by the fantastic folks over at Sinasoid! Check out their MASSIVE power and speaker cables from ...…
 
On today’s Fretboard Journal Podcast, we’re talking to singer-songwriter Caitlin Canty and banjo wizard-turned-producer Noam Pikelny (Punch Brothers). We chat about the making of Cantry’s forthcoming album, Motel Bouquet (out 3/30), the great group of Nashville musicians that ended up on the finished record and more. We also cover their gear of ...…
 
A mixed selection of tunes from gypsy jazz, classical, guitar quartet, improvisation and contemporary guitar
 
Arielle Joins us to discuss her new release and tour
 
It's a great night of checking out some very cool gear! My guest is guitarist Steven Elowe, who is the Western Sales Manager for Boutique Amps Distribution, containing 10 of the most revered boutique amp companies under one roof. Steven will be showing us the latest offerings from Friedman, Morgan, Tone King and Synergy Amps, and we will be che ...…
 
We are officially on Spotify! Brian and Blake welcome our new friends and get back at it after a small vacation. Brian has decided to do mods for customers. He discusses the decision and shares details how you could get one of your pedals modded by Mr Wampler himself. We have all heard how tone is in the hands, but is it in your gut too? Do “fu ...…
 
In this week's episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon sits down for a conversation and a bit of Q&A with Academy member Roger Ramirez. They get into all sorts of things, like Roger's ensemble group Divergent Strings (which recently had its arena debut...no kidding!) and Ramirez guitars (no familial relation to Roger). We [...]…
 
He taught me how to play Villa Lobos, how to convey the emotional nuances of modern Brazilian Music, and how to do my hair in 1997. We never even met. Until Now! Here is my time with Brazilian guitarist Fabio Zanon.
 
At long last!!!! After about two years of scheduling errors, Nick Greer of Greer Amps is finally on the show! We talk about college, guitar pedals, his company history, and Pho. Oh, and a squeaky chair. Check it out! We are brought to you today by our lovely, lovely people over at Sinasoid! They have their Flex deal of the week, which is a disc ...…
 
In this episode, Eric and Melissa take questions from listeners about stripped pickguard screw holes, 60 cycle hum, lacquer checking, Harmony and Kay guitars, Telecaster bridges, and more. To participate in the show, you can leave a message with your question or comment by calling 757-774-8482. To email the show, visit Eric at EricDaw.com and c ...…
 
On this week’s Fretboard Journal Podcast, we talk to guitarist Glenn Jones (Cul de Sac). Glenn will be participating in the forthcoming The 1000 Incarnations of the Rose festival taking place April 13-15, 2018 in Takoma Park, Maryland. The festival is a three-day long celebration of the American Primitive guitar movement, as pioneered by John F ...…
 
Chris Kamzelas is one of Australia's most respected guitarists. Based in Sydney, Australia Chris has recorded or toured with Tina Arena, Adam Brand, Ronan Keating and countless others on gigs, festivals, live TV and sessions. Chris talks through his career from his development as a player right up to his new, much anticipated, solo EP. We get s ...…
 
Zakk Wylde rose to international prominence when he joined Ozzy Osbourne's line up for 1988's No Rest For The Wicked. We talk to Zakk whilst on the road with Black Label Society - the band he formed and has fronted since 1998. Zakk talks us through the massive riffs on the latest BLS album Grimmest Hits, the inspiration behind starting his own ...…
 
Terry Wollman is my guest on All About Guitar. An extraordinary guitarist, arranger and producer, Terry is a session musician in demand for jazz, pop, rock and R&B sessions, though his contemporary jazz albums are getting much critical acclaim. Terry's TV credits include "Scrubs," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," FOX TV's "Late Show," "The Byr ...…
 
In this special Tone Tips edition, Brian tackles some questions from the Wampler Tone Group.. Ever wonder how much of the ideas that go into Wampler Pedals are from customer requests and how many are Brian just following his muse? He talks about it. Why are some amps just more “pedal friendly” than others? Is it truth or in the ears of the beho ...…
 
In this week's episode Simon sits down for an interview with Michael and Evita . . . only this time Simon's the one being interviewed! This is a great conversation about what is the true nature of musicality (and also how this applies to dance). Simon, Michael, and Evita talk about errors and how essential [...]…
 
Today’s podcast episode is based on the newly updated Chapter 2 from my Fretboard Theory video series and deals with playing pentatonic scale patterns. This chapter update is also sold separately as a stand-alone course called, Pentatonic Scale Patterns: How to Easily Master the Patterns Used to Play Music’s Most Iconic Guitar Riffs and Solos. ...…
 
Today we’re talking to accomplished studio guitarist and composer Mark Leggett. Mark has led a fascinating life with credits that include the guitar solo from Martika’s “Toy Soldiers” to the playing with Dolly Parton, to doing music for My Name Is Earl. During our chat, we get the inside story on Leggett’s viral guitar videos – yes, he has a so ...…
 
In today’s podcast I talk to Gail Ann Dorsey about gigging with some of popular music’s all-time greats…
 
We talk tech with one amazing woman, Chelsea Clark. Having worked with legendary guitar tech and luthier Dan Erlewine, Chelsea also spent some time working at Gibson's Restoration Shop in Nashville. Armed with a degree in Industrial Design, Chelsea moved to Los Angeles and set up "Guitars and Caffeine" doing everything, from setups to vintage r ...…
 
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