Talking About Records: Guitars An Anthology of Experimental Solo Guitar Music (2010, Setola di Maiale Sm1840-1850) on Neuguitars Youtube Channel

Guitars An Anthology of Experimental Solo Guitar Music was released in 2010 by the Italian indipendent label Setola di Maiale, with solos played by Stefano Pilia, Anders Lindsjö, Olaf Rupp, Neil Davidson, Michal Dymny, Manuel Mota, Marco Tabellini, Chris Iemulo, Alvari Lume, Hannes Buder, Gilles Laval, Peter Stenberg, Brian Mitchell, Nicotina, Pablo Montagne, Roger Sundström,…

Dan Graham: Rock My Religion on #neuguitars #blog

Rock My Religion from Diogo Tirado on Vimeo. Rock My Religion is a thesis on the relation between religion and rock music in contemporary culture. Graham formulates a history that begins with the Shakers, an early religious community who practiced self-denial and ecstatic trance dances. With the “reeling and rocking” of religious revivals as his…

A Tribute to Cornelius Cardew, music for guitar #playlist on #neuguitars #blog

Cornelius Cardew (1936 – 1981)  Material played by Leo Brouwer Cornelius Cardew’s “Piece for Guitar (for Stella)”, composed in 1961 and performed here by Alan Thomas. Like Stockhausen’s Piano Piece XI, the score consists of a number of fragments that the player assembles in performance (given the instruction “Play with these pieces. Over & Over….

Nels Cline’s Musical Life in Five Riffs

Nels Cline follows two distinct tracks in his guitar playing, alternating the avant-jazz arc he explores solo along with the psychedelic-punk-freakout textures he brings to Wilco. Here are the five riffs that changed his life, and inspired his own fearless fretting.