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Interview with Adam Reiver explaining the magic behind the @FU_Tone products

Jul 17 • 316 Views • No Comments on Interview with Adam Reiver explaining the magic behind the @FU_Tone products

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lachaineguitare/LCG-280-20150717.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:23 — 17.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Maybe you don't know it...

The Fuzz lord himself in interview: @Scott_Holiday from @RivalSons

Jul 14 • 250 Views • No Comments on The Fuzz lord himself in interview: @Scott_Holiday from @RivalSons

I confess I only recently discovered Rival Sons and their guitar player Scott Holiday. In fact the luthier Mikaël Springer listened to their music full blast while building my guitar for the Spartan...

@MarkTremonti interview in Paris before the Tremonti concert

Jul 10 • 360 Views • No Comments on @MarkTremonti interview in Paris before the Tremonti concert

It's the third time I have the pleasure to present you an interview with Mark Tremonti. The first two times it was around an Alter Bridge concert, this time Mark was in concert in Paris with his solo...

Luthier Chronicle by Nik Huber: his favorite tone woods

Jul 6 • 197 Views • No Comments on Luthier Chronicle by Nik Huber: his favorite tone woods

After a series of 9 videos with Juha Ruokangas in the Luthier Chronicle, I am proposing you a new series with another master builder to share his knowledge of the lutherie world with Nik Huber. On...

Interview with @OzNoy: a blues guitar player who pushes the enveloppe

Jul 2 • 287 Views • No Comments on Interview with @OzNoy: a blues guitar player who pushes the enveloppe

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lachaineguitare/LCG-278-20150702.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:08 — 22.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Here's an unreleased...

Interview with @DaveKilminster during the @StevenWilsonHQ tour at the @MtlJazzFestival

Jul 1 • 669 Views • No Comments on Interview with @DaveKilminster during the @StevenWilsonHQ tour at the @MtlJazzFestival

This interview was recorded with Dave Kilminster on June 29th 2015 in Montreal during the Steven Wilson tour. It was a lot of fun to meet Dave as he is very generous in his answers. Subjects...

Interview with @MrStanleyClarke: a bass master at the @MtlJazzFestival

Jun 29 • 377 Views • No Comments on Interview with @MrStanleyClarke: a bass master at the @MtlJazzFestival

It's not that often that you get to meet and interview such a huge star like Stanley Clarke. I was supper happy to have the opportunity to do an in-depth 25min video interview with the famous bass...

Interview with Al Di Meola (@aldimeolamusic): an always elegant gypsy at the 2015 @FestivalJazzMtl

Jun 27 • 453 Views • No Comments on Interview with Al Di Meola (@aldimeolamusic): an always elegant gypsy at the 2015 @FestivalJazzMtl

For the second time I had the great opportunity to interview the legendary Al Di Meola. The first time was in France during the Issoudun Guitar Festival, this time it was for the Montreal Jazz...

Heike Matthiesen (@gitarra) interview at the 2015 @Musikmesse

Jun 26 • 311 Views • No Comments on Heike Matthiesen (@gitarra) interview at the 2015 @Musikmesse

Here's an interview with classical guitar player Heike Matthiesen during the 2015 Musikmesse. It's always a pleasure to meet and talk with Heike to hear the latest news and trend in the classical...

Luthier Chronicle by Juha @Ruokangas – For or against the CNC machine?

Jun 25 • 313 Views • No Comments on Luthier Chronicle by Juha @Ruokangas – For or against the CNC machine?

In this new chronicle I asked Juha Ruokangas about the CNC machine : is he for a against it? Watch the video and discover Juha's point on view on the delicate subject. Pictures from the secrete...

Tom Quayle interview at the @Musikmesse

Jun 21 • 137 Views • No Comments on Tom Quayle interview at the @Musikmesse

Here's an interview with Tom Quayle done during the 2015 Musikmesse. Subjects discussed in the interview His first guitar The main turning points in his career The collaboration he has with the...

@SonnyLandreth interview: bound by the blues

Jun 20 • 154 Views • No Comments on @SonnyLandreth interview: bound by the blues

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lachaineguitare/LCG-275-20150620.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:03 — 17.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS When I used to live in...

#11 Spartan Project with @SpringerGuitars: the neck (continued)

Jun 19 • 458 Views • No Comments on #11 Spartan Project with @SpringerGuitars: the neck (continued)

Here's the 11th episode of the Spartan Project video series. Watch Mikaël working on the neck of my next guitar. Check out how he works with a knife on the volute of the headstock and the heel:...

Interview with Jeff Berlin, a master of the bass at the @Musikmesse

Jun 17 • 204 Views • No Comments on Interview with Jeff Berlin, a master of the bass at the @Musikmesse

During the 2015 Musikmesse, I had the great pleasure to meet one of the bass master Jeff Berlin for an in depth interview. Subjects discussed in the interview His first guitar The main turning point...

The Guitar Channel will be in Montreal to cover the 2015 @MtlJazzFestival

Jun 15 • 259 Views • No Comments on The Guitar Channel will be in Montreal to cover the 2015 @MtlJazzFestival

After several Musikmesse, a first NAMM show in January, the Holy Grail Guitar Show, and various others guitar shows in France, I am very pleased to announce that for the first time I will cover the...

#10 Spartan Project with @SpringerGuitars: the neck (continued)

Jun 9 • 328 Views • No Comments on #10 Spartan Project with @SpringerGuitars: the neck (continued)

Here's the 10th episode of the Spartan Project video series. Watch Mikaël working on the neck of my next guitar.   Previous episodes of the Spartan Project As a reminder, the goal of the...

Luthier Chronicle by Juha @Ruokangas – Short or long tenon?

Jun 6 • 464 Views • No Comments on Luthier Chronicle by Juha @Ruokangas – Short or long tenon?

In this new chronicle I asked Juha Ruokangas about a hotly debated subject regarding set neck guitars: the size of the tenon, should it be long or short. What are the impact on the tone of the...

@DweezilZappa interview: a new album coming up

Jun 5 • 447 Views • No Comments on @DweezilZappa interview: a new album coming up

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lachaineguitare/LCG-273-20150605.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:49 — 26.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I was able to catch...

Interview with Doug from @KauerGuitars during the 2015 winter @NAMMshow

Jun 3 • 614 Views • No Comments on Interview with Doug from @KauerGuitars during the 2015 winter @NAMMshow

Interview done of the luthier Doug Kauer from Kauer Guitars during the 2015 winter NAMM show. Pics from the show Enjoy, Pierre...

Video of @ZaneCarney trying a 69 Les Paul Deluxe for @JohnMayer at @GuitarsAddicts in Paris

May 31 • 450 Views • No Comments on Video of @ZaneCarney trying a 69 Les Paul Deluxe for @JohnMayer at @GuitarsAddicts in Paris

Here's a video of Zane Carney trying at Guitars Addicts in Paris for John Mayer a superb 69 Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top...

@ZaneCarney Masterclass in Paris on May 25th 2015 – Part 2

May 29 • 438 Views • No Comments on @ZaneCarney Masterclass in Paris on May 25th 2015 – Part 2

Here's part 2 of the Zane Carney masterclass given in Paris on May 25th 2015 at Guitars Addicts. Pierre...

Video of the @ZaneCarney Masterclass in Paris on May 25th 2015 @GuitarsAddicts

May 28 • 504 Views • 1 Comment on Video of the @ZaneCarney Masterclass in Paris on May 25th 2015 @GuitarsAddicts

Zane Carney was in Paris as part of his 1st solo european tour. Unfortunately he had no date for a concert in France (hopefully next time!) but he was super enthusiastic to give another masterclass...

Luthier Chronicle by Juha @Ruokangas – Pickups

May 28 • 582 Views • No Comments on Luthier Chronicle by Juha @Ruokangas – Pickups

In this new chronicle I asked Juha Ruokangas how he tunes the pickups he uses on his guitars. Enjoy, Pierre...

@ZaneCarney Masterclass in Paris on May 25th 2015 – Part 1

May 27 • 240 Views • No Comments on @ZaneCarney Masterclass in Paris on May 25th 2015 – Part 1

Here's part 1 of the Zane Carney masterclass given in Paris on May 25th 2015 at Guitars Addicts. What to expect in the full 2.5 hour masterclass In-depth talk about music theory What to play on the V...

#9 Spartan Project with @SpringerGuitars: the neck (continued)

May 24 • 382 Views • No Comments on #9 Spartan Project with @SpringerGuitars: the neck (continued)

Here's the 9th episode of the Spartan Project video series. Watch Mikaël gluing the fretboard and starting the work on the frets.   Previous episodes of the Spartan Project As a reminder, the...

Interview with Jazz guitar player David Becker from @DavidBeckerTrib

May 22 • 310 Views • No Comments on Interview with Jazz guitar player David Becker from @DavidBeckerTrib

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lachaineguitare/LCG-271-20150522.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:48 — 28.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I really enjoyed the...

Interview of the luthier Claudio Pagelli during the 2014 @HolyGrailGuitar show

May 21 • 270 Views • No Comments on Interview of the luthier Claudio Pagelli during the 2014 @HolyGrailGuitar show

Interview of the Swiss luthier Claudio Pagelli during the 2014 Holy Grail Guitar Show. The luthier website: www.pagelli.com Enjoy, Pierre.  ...

Paul Reed Smith (@PRSguitars) interview at the 2015 winter @NAMMshow

May 20 • 311 Views • No Comments on Paul Reed Smith (@PRSguitars) interview at the 2015 winter @NAMMshow

I had the opportunity to interview twice before Paul Reed Smith but doing another interview at NAMM was too good an opportunity to pass as it's always fascinating to talk guitar with him. Themes...

@ZaneCarney masterclass in Paris May 25th at @GuitarsAddicts

May 19 • 1218 Views • 3 Comments on @ZaneCarney masterclass in Paris May 25th at @GuitarsAddicts

Zane Carney is back in Paris to host a second masterclass during his 2015 european tour. Last year edition was a huge success so we decided to do it again this year. Zane Carney Masterclass Monday...

Improvised demo of a Nik Huber Blue Whale guitar by Etienne Prieuret

May 18 • 412 Views • No Comments on Improvised demo of a Nik Huber Blue Whale guitar by Etienne Prieuret

Video recorded on May 17th 2015 at Guitars Addicts in Paris, France when Nik Huber delivered the Blue Whale #6 to the owner, Didier. Etienne Prieuret, pro guitar player, improvised this demo on this...