Premier Guitar’s world-famous Rig Rundowns take you backstage to explore the live gear used by your favorite guitar and bass players. Whether you’re into shred, country, indie, or classic rock, Rig Rundowns give you the lowdown on the instruments, pedals, and amps powering the biggest acts on the road today—and often we even coax them into demoing their favorite settings. Listen now and pick up new tricks for how to set up your rig!
Rig Rundown: Angie Swan
David Byrne’s 6-string counterpart pulls back the curtain to explain the tones, cosmetics, and choreographed production factors influencing her choices for Byrne’s American Utopia Broadway show and HBO special.
Deep Sea Diver's Jessica Dobson
“Strangled cat and glassy Jonny Greenwood” are just two attitudes the former Beck and Shins sidewoman engages in her band’s adventurous indie-rock with Costello- and Marr-approved offsets.
Division of Laura Lee
Swedish post-hardcore guitarists Per Stålberg and Viktor Lager show off gear inspired by heroes J Mascis, Sonic Youth, Radiohead, Drive Like Jehu, and … Ace Frehley.
Unearth's Ken Susi
Go inside his impressive tone bunker fortified with silver 7-string ESP sig models, 21st-century Fishman pickups, and stacks of 5150 and 800 disciples.
Madonna's Monte Pittman
Rebecca Dirks is on location at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she catches up with Madonna guitarist Monte Pittman. In this segment, he discusses and demonstrates how he uses his Axe-FX II with his Orange rig, why you might not always hear guitar in Madonna's songs, and shows off his signature guitars. We also learn about the setup and guitars Madonna herself uses when she plays during the set.
Perry Bean's Top 10
PG's chief videographer recalls highlights from 7+ years on the job, including pinch-me hangs with Bad Religion, Jason Isbell, Propagandhi, Power Trip, and others.
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One of my favorite guitar related podcasts
This is one of my top 5 podcasts about guitarists, pedals and gear. I have discovered several musicans and bands through this podcast and found very useful informaiton about guitarists and bands that I really like. If you're a guitarist and a fanatic about tone, it doesn't get any better.
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A very awesome thing for people like me who want to improve their tone to sound more like their guitar heros!!! Rock on!!!