From fiery riff-rock to dancefloor-primed indie perfection: here are this week's essential guitar tracks

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Can you believe summer’s almost reached its end? Depending on who you’re talking to, it either feels like the season’s been 3 days, or 300 days. Or somehow both at once.

Either way, this season-closing week has produced a ridiculous group of fantastic tracks from guitar-toting artists in everything from folk to nu-metal-spattered hard-rock.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.