Because sometimes the Marshall stack was too much for the Red House over yonder...
On the week the G.O.A.T. would have turned 80, we dig into the crates for a handful of tracks of unalloyed genius
As chosen by you, here are the albums that defined guitar music in the swinging ‘60s, featuring the Beatles, Cream and some guy named Hendrix... He could play
Sam Stewart takes us behind the guitars and tones on Lo Moon’s cinematic new album, A Modern Life, and explains how the Edge invented the spacious guitar rulebook
The psychedelic space-rock guitar pioneer on why jamming doesn't work, the power of the simple idea, and smashing up your instrument
Wild slide guitar, flamenco-inspired rhythm, raw 12-bar blues and more – the inner workings of the Fab Four revealed