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Get Money For Nothing from @FreddJudge and @JMBExperience

Sep 25 • 85 Views • No Comments

On the interview above Judge Fredd presents the Money For Nothing pedal he has developed with JMB Experience to obtain the famous Mark Knopfler sound on the Dire Straits song Money For Nothing and...

5% off the @Two_Notes products: another reason to go Backstage

Sep 24 • 96 Views • No Comments

A new Backstage benefit: 5% discount on all hardware products Two Notes (except the tuner) in their online store. The Backstage Pass it’s not only access to exclusive video content, to the...

The 2014/2015 projects of The Guitar Channel

Sep 22 • 214 Views • No Comments

The next 12 months will be very busy on The Guitar Channel, as were the last 12. More than ever I am determined to produce the best possible content to amplify our shared passion for the guitar. This...

Grover Jackson interview: a legendary guitar builder for @GJ2Guitars

Sep 19 • 325 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:05 — 34.3MB) At one point or another we all have fantasized on the Jackson guitars during the 90s. The brands Jackson and Charvel were...

Watch all the gear reviews

Sep 15 • 142 Views • No Comments

Here’s a YouTube Playlist with all the gear reviews produced for the show. Enjoy, Pierre. Get the Backstage Pass to support the show and to access great exclusive video content, deals and...

Support the show on @Patreon for the price of a coffee per month

Sep 11 • 270 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:38 — 1.5MB) You can now show your support for The Guitar Channel for less than the price of a coffee per month. How? Via my Patreon page....

400th Backstage Pass activated: thanks!

Sep 6 • 80 Views • No Comments

400, the figure seems huge and yet here we are: I activated yesterday the 400th Backstage Pass since the launch of the formula last year. Thank you very much to everyone for supporting the project....

@RiccardoGioggi interview, an italian shredder from Italy

Sep 5 • 402 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:17 — 28.1MB) Riccardo Gioggi contacted me in February 2013, and each time the shuffle mode on my iPhone offered me a song from his album...

Review of the Sardine Can compressor (and the best deal to get it)

Sep 5 • 1852 Views • No Comments

www.celmo.com Compressor 260$ -> 192$ shipped to the US Includes 3 month Backstage Pass 20 units only Description The Sardine Can compressor from Celmo is a high quality pedal built in France. It...

@MarkTremonti interview from @Alterbridge during the 2014 @hellfestopenair (extract)

Sep 4 • 397 Views • No Comments

Here’s an extract from the interview with Mark Tremonti at the 2014 Hellfest right before he went onstage with Alter Bridge. It was hot as hell in the Press zone but Mark answered all my...

Review of the Dumkudo overdrive pedal from @tanabetv

Aug 31 • 415 Views • 1 Comment

Toshihiko Tanabe from tanabe.tv builds boutique pedal for famous musicians like Robben Ford or Larry Carlton. You can read an interview with him on this article. The Dumkudo reviewed in this video...

John Petrucci (@jpetrucci) interview before the Paris concert of @DreamTheaterNet (extract)

Aug 24 • 561 Views • No Comments

Here’s an extract of a 20min interview with John Petrucci done in Paris right before the Dream Theater concert at the Olympia on July 7th 2014. The full 20min video is available via the...

Warren Haynes interview from Govt Mule (@govtmuleband)

Aug 22 • 559 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:51 — 25.3MB) Do I need to write an introduction for Warren Haynes? He was in Paris for a concert with Govt Mule so I jumped on the...

Toshihiko Tanabe from @tanabetv, pedal boutique builder for Robben Ford and Larry Carlton

Aug 17 • 895 Views • 2 Comments

In July 2014 Premier Guitar released a cool Rig Rundown of Larry Carlton gear shot in his studio. The video is cool despite the fact that we don’t get to hear Larry play except at the very...

Install The Guitar Channel on your smartphone!

Aug 13 • 1154 Views • No Comments

You can now have The Guitar Channel always with you in your pocket with the 2 free mobiles apps for Android and iPhone. Link to the iPhone app Link to the Android app Features of the app Access...

Greg Howe (@greghoweguitar) interview: a great guitar player with @MaragoldBand

Aug 8 • 1742 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:26 — 47.7MB) Greg Howe is no newbie, he has been around for a while in the guitar world. I was thrilled to see him involved in a vocal...

How to play “One Last Breath” from @Creed

Aug 4 • 658 Views • No Comments

The admission of failure It had been years since I played badly intro of this fabulous piece from Creed. Sometimes I missed a note, sometimes and I had an extra note or two and, very rarely, did I...

@PeteThorn, the best guitar nerd?

Aug 2 • 537 Views • No Comments

Hey Pete Thorn titled his solo album Guitar Nerd so I guess it gives me the right call him that right? If you are a gear addicts (as we all are at one level) you must have viewed one of the numerous...

Top videos of the show

Aug 1 • 564 Views • No Comments

Here’s a YouTube Playlist with all the most popular videos of the show with gems such as : + A private session with Popa Chubby + An interview with Steve Lukather + A Tommy Emmanuel soundcheck...

Review of the @Line6 AMPLIFi 150: a super cool amp full of tones

Jul 28 • 1378 Views • 3 Comments

The AMPLIFi line is the latest offering from Line6 regarding guitar amps. The brand from Calabasas is not new in this market but it is really coming with something new with this range of products...

@NilsLofgren interview: a great guitar player AND awesome songwriter

Jul 25 • 613 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:15 — 35.9MB) Nils Lofgren has released a retrospective of his music in the form of a box set of 9 discs! Given his career, especially...

Jonathan Kreisberg interview, one of the hottest Jazz player around

Jul 20 • 1270 Views • No Comments

Jonathan Kreisberg was in Paris for a tour with Doctor Lonnie Smith. I took the opportunity to interview him to talk about his latest albums Shadowless and One as well as many other things. The video...

Serge and John interview from @TaoGuitars

Jul 15 • 602 Views • No Comments

Here’s an interview of Serge and John, guitar builders from Tao Guitars. They are based in Brussel in Belgium. I had the pleasure to meet them at Issoudun in 2013 and took the opportunity of a...

Andy McKee interview, one of the hottest fingerpicker (@TheRealMcKee)

Jul 11 • 1070 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:52 — 41.8MB) Andy McKee has been on my radar for a while as he is one of the hottest fingerpicker at the moment. He has released this April...

Steve Stevens interview, awesome guitar player with multiple talents

Jun 27 • 780 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:41 — 24.3MB) Steve Stevens is one of those guitarists who have many strings to their bow. Indeed, not only is he an outstanding soloist but...

Watch @ZaneCarney interview, @JohnMayer’s awesome guitar player

Jun 14 • 2129 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:41 — 67.6MB) Here’s a Skype video interview recorded in February with Zane Carney, the awesome John Mayer guitar player. Zane has been...

Watch @ZaneCarney masterclass in Paris

Jun 11 • 3796 Views • 2 Comments

None other than Zane Carney to host the first masterclass organized by The Guitar Channel. Zane is a guitarist who has been with John Mayer for a while and also pursuing his own solo career. With...

Review of the Spartan from @SpringerGuitars: an awesome Jr!

Jun 4 • 1056 Views • No Comments

I love P90 pickups, that’s a fact. When Mikaël Springer posted some pics of this Les Paul Junior inspired beauty on his personal Facebook profile, I immediately said I would love to review it....

Chris Sherland, author of a great e-book about lead guitar playing

May 30 • 5224 Views • 4 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:12 — 22.0MB) I believe I first heard about Chris Sherland on the Six String Bliss guitar podcast. I read his book, Lead Guitar From The...

Derek Trucks of @DerekAndSusan, king of the slide #guitar

May 16 • 2332 Views • No Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:30 — 13.7MB) Derek Trucks was in Paris with the Tedeschi Trucks Band for a show at the Olympia. I jumped on the opportunity to do a video...