The Andertons Music Podcast
Mick Thompson (Slipknot) - The Captain Meets

Mick Thompson (Slipknot) - The Captain Meets

August 28, 2020

Mick Thompson is one half of Slipknot's legendary crushing metal guitar section and has been with the band since the very early days of the nine-piece's existence. He's known as an extremely tight player, with an absolutely rapid picking hand and panchant for a filthy riff.

 

The Captain met Mick while on tour with Slipknot backstage at the o2 Arena in London. They sat down to talk record collections, inspirations and thoughts behind his signature Jackson Pro series along with a new amplifier from Omega Amp-Works.

Mike Dawes - The Captain Meets

Mike Dawes - The Captain Meets

August 21, 2020

Mike Dawes is one of the greatest acoustic guitarists alive today. Known for his intricate solo acoustic arrangements covering percussion, rhythm, and melody all by himself, Mike Dawes’ skill and creativity have helped push the boundaries of what’s possible with an acoustic guitar.

 

In our 'The Captain Meets...' series on Youtube, our very own Lee Anderton spends some quality time with some of the hottest and most influential artists in the business. Topics of discussion range from favourite guitar pedals to most severe injuries on tour - nothing is off-limits.

 

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Reeves Gabrels - The Captain Meets

Reeves Gabrels - The Captain Meets

August 14, 2020

From playing guitar with David Bowie in the late 80s and 90s to serving as one of The Cure’s current guitarists, Reeves Gabrels is a veteran of the industry. Reeves is a highly accomplished guitarist and has developed a uniquely experimental and dissonant style. In this interview, Reeves and The Captain discuss his beginnings as a musician, his professional career from Tin Machine and David Bowie through to The Cure, as well as his signature Reverend guitars!

 

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Allen Hinds - The Captain Meets

Allen Hinds - The Captain Meets

August 7, 2020

Allen Hinds is an American blues/jazz guitar virtuoso. As one of the session scene's biggest starts, Hinds has multiple performing/recording credits to his name and has worked with the likes of Natalie Cole, The Crusaders, Hiroshima and Bobby Caldwell - with his slick fusion style always shining through. The Alabama-born musician has also launched a successful solo career, with his songs featured on TV shows like JAG, Pawn Stars and Sliced.

 

A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Hinds is currently an instructor at the legendary Musician’s Institute in Los Angeles and an endorsee of Xotic Guitars. Listen to his incredible stories with the Captain!

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