February 1999 (Issue No. 74)
Beck's new acoustic album. New soundhole designs. Nick Drake's guitar style. Profiles of Nils Lofgren and Kenny Smith. Jones and Leva interview. Germany's Open Strings Festival. Performing around one mic. Wechter Pathmaker guitar reviewed. Lessons on playing tenths and 11ths and rock and blues soloing. Music from Woody Mann. Flatpicking instruction books reviewed.
Bottle of Blues
From the Morning
- Nick Drake
And 3 Not 4
- Woody Mann
Where Did You Go?
- James Leva
In This Issue
WHERE I'M AT
Beck's new acoustic Mutations. By Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers.
THE HOLEY GRAIL
Why leading guitar makers are rethinking traditional soundhole designs. By Teja Gerken.
VOICE FROM BEYOND
25 years later, Nick Drake's songs and brilliant guitar work are more influential than ever. By Scott Appel.
Lonesome Flatpicker. Kenny Smith fires up some clean-burning bluegrass. By David McCarty.
After the Boss. Profile of rocker Nils Lofgren. By Robin Honig.
All Around the Mic. New one-mic technique. By Scott Nygaard.
Letter From Osnabrück. Letter from Peter Finger's Open Strings festival in Osnabrück, Germany. By Tim Sparks.
Bhuba Bruce Lewis, Walk Down That Lonesome Fretboard. By Dale Miller.
Brady Earnhart, After You. By Elizabeth Papapetrou.
Dee Carstensen, The Map. By Lissy Abraham.
Los Super Seven. By Scott Nygaard.
Nashville Bluegrass Band, American Beauty. By Sue Thompson.
Peter Finger, Between the Lines. By Gary Joyner.
Steve Kaufman and Robin Kessinger, Star of the County Down. By David McCarty.
Battlefield Band, Rain, Hail, or Shine. By Danny Carnahan.
Various artists, The Folk Scene Collection: From the Heart of Studio A. By Steve Givens.
Flatpicking Lessons. New books from four masters illuminate timeless techniques. Flatpicking lessons. By David McCarty.
Heartland Hits. New roots-rocking records from Son Volt, James McMurty, and Golden Smog. By Roger Len Smith.
Feels Like Old Times. Jones and Leva get to the heart of the country. By Rani Arbo.
Multiple Choice. How to mix and match pickups and mics for a state-of-the-art live sound. By Chris Proctor.
Review. Wechter Pathmaker. By Teja Gerken.
For Beginners. Playing with Tenths and 11ths. By Joe Deloro.
Rock and Blues. Soloing Licks and Tricks. By David Hamburger.
And 3 Not 4. Music by Woody Mann. By Teja Gerken.
Bear Claw. Bear claw pattern in tops. By Rick Turner.
"Black Mountain Rag". Where to find "Black Mountain Rag" in tab. By Teja Gerken.
"Garry Owen" in tab. Where to find tab for "Garry Owen". By Teja Gerken.
Bluegrass Repertoire. Bluegrass repertoire. By Scott Nygaard.
1938 Gibson Advanced Jumbo. By Ben Elder.