Album Preview: The Pickpockets’ ‘Beyond the Hills’ We first introduced you to pro skier-turned-bluegrass guitarist Jake Doan back in 2021 on the Fretboard Journal Podcast. At the time, Jake had just released an incredible short film about his two loves (the outdoors and guitar) and told us all about his Utah-based newgrass band, the Pickpockets. We’re happy to announce that the Pickpockets just...

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How Great Literature—and Simplicity—Can Inspire Depth in Your Music Crothers, a great mentor and a brilliant pianist, once shared with me a profound insight: “The difference between something being complex and something being complicated is that complexity can be reduced to a foundation of simplicity. Something complicated cannot.” This notion frequently occupies my thoughts when I’m composing for solo guitar, underscoring how easily a simple...

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Steel: Jeff Snyder – Fretboard Journal

Steel is a Fretboard Journal podcast that dives deep into the world of the steel guitar. For Episode 4, we speak with Jeff Snyder, a musician, composer and instrument designer about his fascinating new creation, the Electrosteel pedal steel synthesizer. The Electrosteel feels like a pedal steel, but has capabilities and a sonic palette that are a...

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