From (Van) Weezer to Lianne La Havas: here are this week's essential guitar tracks

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Sit back. Exhale. The week's over! You did it. Time continues to feel stranger than ever as we collectively work our way through another week of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects, but it is indeed Friday, and you deserve a breather.

And what better way to unwind than with some killer new music? Despite the virus' enormous effects on the music industry, fantastic new tracks from guitarists of all genres and musical inclinations have continued to rain down on us. By that metric, this week was a great one.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.