Robin Trower: “The secret to the warm tone I get, whilst still retaining the clarity, is due to a combination of heavy strings and a high action”

Robin Trower
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Robin Trower is due to celebrate his 60th year as a recording artist in 2023, but at 77 years old, he’s showing absolutely no signs of slowing down. 

He recently released No More Worlds to Conquer, a fairly mellow affair – and the perfect accompaniment for a late-night drive – with Trower’s distinctive tones dripping emotion over every track. 

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Mark McStea

Mark is a freelance writer with particular expertise in the fields of ‘70s glam, punk, rockabilly and classic ‘50s rock and roll. He sings and plays guitar in his own musical project, Star Studded Sham, which has been described as sounding like the hits of T. Rex and Slade as played by Johnny Thunders. He had several indie hits with his band, Private Sector and has worked with a host of UK punk luminaries. Mark also presents themed radio shows for Generating Steam Heat. He has just completed his first novel, The Bulletproof Truth, and is currently working on the sequel.