BY GREG VANDY & MICHAEL WOHL This is the first installment of a three-part series on American guitarist John Fahey (1939 – 2001). Our intent is┬áto shed light not only on John’s prolific career as an innovative guitarist and composer, but also as a musicologist/folklorist, record label honcho, and time traveling talent scout whose efforts […]

by Sean Jewell: In recent years there’s been a groundswell of support and longing for Amercian Primitive, or Takoma style guitar, first played by the Takoma Masters of the ’70s. The neo-classical style puts the grit and drone of blues into a blender with the gravitas and sophistication of classical music and sees artists pushing […]