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The Fretboard Journal magazine's weekly podcast, where we interview legendary guitarists, luthiers, and much more.

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The Fretboard Journal magazine's weekly podcast, where we interview legendary guitarists, luthiers, and much more.

    Adam Miller

    Adam Miller

    Guitar great Adam Miller joins us once again to talk about the making of his fantastic new electric album, Unify. Miller has had quite an interesting year:  He and his wife were all set to relocate to Los Angeles full-time when COVID hit and sent him back home to Australia. He recounts how Unify came together, the influence his California time had on the album, plus a lot more.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Christian Lee Hutson

    Christian Lee Hutson

    With Beginners, Christian Lee Hutson released one of our favorite records of 2020, so it only felt fitting to invite this Los Angeles-based musician back on the Fretboard Journal Podcast. During our chat, Hutson talks about the making of this album; overcoming self-doubt; working alongside Phoebe Bridgers (who ended up producing Beginners and appearing on it); future plans; taking up the clarinet and flute in the pandemic and much more. 

    • 32 min
    Guitarmaker Michael Bashkin Returns

    Guitarmaker Michael Bashkin Returns

    On this week's Fretboard Journal Podcast, Jason checks in with luthier and fellow podcaster, Michael Bashkin. It's an unfiltered and fun chat about the boutique guitar industry at large, the annual output of an independent solo maker, Michael's Luthier on Luthier Podcast and a lot more.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Daniel Romano

    Daniel Romano

    Canada's Daniel Romano has been one of the most prolific musicians of 2020, releasing nearly 10 albums to date and a book of poetry. On this week's Fretboard Journal Podcast, we talk to Romano about this incredible feat, his remake of Bob Dylan's Infidels, his unique self-imposed rules for recording projects, his current gear of choice and more.

    • 46 min
    Joel Korte of Chase Bliss Audio

    Joel Korte of Chase Bliss Audio

    Chase Bliss Audio makes some of the most interesting pedals being created today. On this week’s Fretboard Journal Podcast, we talk to Chase Bliss founder Joel Korte about his company’s rapid rise in popularity, his workflow, some of their latest creations and their ongoing collaborations with both pedal makers and musicians. 

    We also talk about the human element found in Chase Bliss’ output, some of the amazing videos they’ve produced, Korte’s unique career path, and a lot more. 

    • 1 hr
    Bruce Harvie (Orcas Island Tonewoods)

    Bruce Harvie (Orcas Island Tonewoods)

    For forty years, Bruce Harvie (Orcas Island Tonewoods)  has carved out a nice existence for himself in the instrument making world as a tonewood supplier. His one-man operation is based in one of the most beautiful spots in North America (Washington State's San Juan Islands), where he sells mandolin and bowed instrument makers with spruce, redwood and other raw materials. He also is a prolific musician (check out his new release on Bandcamp). 

    • 44 min

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