Juha Ruokangas,

Finnish luthier Juha Ruokangas (ruokangas.com) is a long-time premium subscriber to The Guitar Channel. I always enjoy interviewing him, as he is very generous and articulate in his answers. Here's an interview recorded via Zoom where he goes into great depth on the following subjects: Here's the first part of this interview. Thank you to

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Nicolas Meier and Pete Oxley, guitar in hand double interview

This is a double guitar-in-hand interview with two exceptional musicians: Nicolas Meier and Pete Oxley (meiergroup.com/oxley-meier). Special thanks to bassist José Fallot for bringing these two guitarists to the showroom. What a great encounter! As a bonus the is a triple session to listen to their music. Nicolas Meier and Pete Oxley interview Until the

Nyl Guitars - Presentation and demo by Michel Gentils in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Nyl Guitars (fr.nylguitars.com) by musician Michel Gentils (michelgentils.com) in the presence of luthier Julien Jalaguier. Nyl Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Fred Walecki, interview with the legendary boss of Westwood Music in LA - Archives Treasury

Back in 2017, right after NAMM, thanks to my good friend luthier Isaac Jang, I was able to meet a local legend in the Los Angeles area, Fred Walecki who managed Westwood Music for more than 40 years. Here he is telling incredible stories of the guitar business world. Fred Walecki interview Until the next

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Criman Guitars - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Criman Guitars (criman.ro) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Christian Sandu. Configuration: Criman Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Thomas Grumler Lutherie - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration instruments by Thomas Grumler Lutherie (lutherieguitare.wordpress.com) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Thomas Grumler during the Puteaux Guitar Festival. Thomas Grumler Lutherie demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and

Alexandr Misko interview at the Guitar Summit in Mannheim, Germany

Russian musician Alexandr Misko (alexandrmisko.com) has now settled permanently in Germany. He was one of the acoustic guitarists featured at Guitar Summit. Here we interview him to get the latest news on this talented musician with a world of his own. Alexandr Misko interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the

Marine Guitars - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Marine Guitars (marineguitars.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Marine Pacaut. Marine Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Tausch Guitars - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Tausch Guitars (tausch-guitars.de) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Rainer Tausch. Tausch Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Boxis Guitares - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Boris Guitars (boxisguitars.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Alexis Bonin. Boxis Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Berg Guitares - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Berg Guitares (berg-guitares.com) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Jonathan Berg. Configuration: Berg Guitares demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Micoud Guitares - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Micoud Guitares (micoud-guitares.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Baptiste Micoud. Micoud Guitares demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Daiya Tezuka and Shingo Hirano from Vemuram in interview at the Sound Messe Osaka

It was at the Sound Messe show in Osaka, Japan, that I had the incredible opportunity to meet and interview Daiya Tezuka and Shingo Hiran from Vemuram (vemuram.com). Such encounters are clearly one of the advantages of making the investment necessary to cover such far-flung shows. The Guitar Channel, the media that travelsthe most for

LNA FX pedals - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of four pedals guitars by LNA FX (lnafx.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of the builder Stéphane Ellena. TM Lutherie demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

TED Guitars - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by TED Guitars (tedguitars.fr) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Thierry Le Guenne. Configuration: TED Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

TM Lutherie - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by TM Lutherie (tmlutherie.fr) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Thomas Meuret. TM Lutherie demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Macmull Guitars, interview with Tal Macmull at the Guitar Summit

During Guitar Summit 2023, I had the opportunity to meet Tal Macmull, the luthier and founder of Macmull Guitars (macmull-guitars.com). Here's the interview conducted on the Israeli manufacturer's stand. Tal Macmull interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. Audio version available on The Guitar Channel Radio for

Kopo Guitar - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Kopo Guitar (kopo.fr) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Fred Pons. Configuration: Kopo Guitar demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Lame Horse Instruments - Presentation an demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of a Lame Horse Instruments (lamehorse.net) guitar by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Chris Jenkins. Lame Horse Instruments demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Doug Aldrich interview at Blackstar booth during the Guitar Summit

Doug Aldrich was one of the guest stars at Guitar Summit in Mannheim, Germany. I was able to bump into him at the Blackstar booth to ask him a few questions and find out all about his upcoming projects. Doug Aldrich interview Audio version available on The Guitar Channel Radio for premium subscribers Until the

Guitare & Création - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of an instrument by Guitare & Création (guitare-et-creation.fr) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Hervé Bérardet. Guitare & Création demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

Dejardin Guitare - Presentation an demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two Dejardin Guitare (dejardinguitare.be) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Ghislain Dejardin. Dejardin Guitare demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts As always,

Guitares Berdah - Instruments presentation an demo by Hugo Martin

Presentation and demonstration of two Guitares Berdah (guitaresberdah.com) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Michel Berdah. Guitares Berdah demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts As always,

Chris Woods: interview with the Fingerstyle guitarist in Montreux

Chris Woods (chriswoodsgroove.co.uk) was one of the Fingerstyle guitarists scheduled for performances at the Montreux International Guitar Show 2023. He stopped by the The Guitar Channel booth to answer a few questions before going on stage. Chris Woods interview Audio version available on The Guitar Channel Radio for premium subscribers Until the next interview or

Fantastic final day at Guitar Summit 2023 (www.guitarsummit.de) with another rich harvest of interviews and the conclusion of the salon visit. Sunday once again drew a crowd of visitors, confirming that the passion for the guitar is as fervent as ever Interviews of the day Reports: Day 1 / Day 2 / Day 3 Guitar

Sensational Day 2 at Guitar Summit 2023: 8 interviews and show floor visit

Saturday at Guitar Summit 2023 (www.guitarsummit.de) was a memorable day at the exhibition, marked by a massive turnout, the presence of numerous guitar stars, and an exceptional musical atmosphere. The world of the guitar shone brightly in Mannheim! It's a great experience to be part of such a dynamic event entirely dedicated to the guitar

Diving into the heart of Guitar Summit 2023: show visit and showcases

The Guitar Summit (www.guitarsummit.de) 2023, the premier European event for guitar enthusiasts, resonated through the strings from September 22nd to 24th in Mannheim, Germany! Explore the thrilling details of the first day with our comprehensive coverage and delve into the captivating guitar show visit that marked the kickoff of this exceptional event. Congratulations to the

Iconic Guitars, the up-and-coming boutique guitar brand! Factory tour & Interviews

Iconic Guitars (iconicguitars.com) is an American boutique manufacturer we're hearing more and more about. I discovered them at NAMM 2022 and was impressed by the quality of their work. Having kept in touch with founder Kevin Proctor, I went to their Carlsbad factory for a full factory tour. It was also an opportunity to interview

Bernie Marsden, death of a guitar legend - Interviews from 2014 and 2020

Bernie Marsden is a guitar legend who has just passed away at the age of 72. To pay tribute to him, I'm publishing below a free-access video interview from 2014 in which he presented his album Shine. In 2020, I met him again near Frankfurt for another interview, which you can find below. It was

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Zane Carney interview – NAMM 2016

From the archives, here is a 2016 unreleased interview of Zane Carney during the Winter NAMM 2016. Zane Carney interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:Zane Carney InterviewsGuitar in Hand Interviews

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