The Andertons Music Podcast
Joey Landreth - The Captain Meets

Joey Landreth - The Captain Meets

June 1, 2020

Joey Landreth is a Canadian singer-songwriter who's known for his soulful combination of folk, country and blues. Performing both as a solo artist and as part of The Bros. Landreth, the Canadian guitarist's sound is equal parts hot valve-driven tone, a slide and the occasional b-bender. Joey sat down with the Captain in the Andertons studio to talk about gear, inspiration, motivation and life itself.

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

Guthrie Govan - The Captain Meets

Guthrie Govan - The Captain Meets

May 25, 2020

Guthrie Govan is widely perceived as one of the best guitarists in the world - full-stop. With seemingly infinite knowledge of styles and techniques, and blistering chops that'll have you questioning reality, he's undoubtedly among the elite - he's performed with everyone from Hans Zimmer to Dizzee Rascal. Guthrie sat down with the Captain in the Andertons studio to talk about gear, inspiration, motivation and life itself.

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

Kirk Fletcher - The Captain Meets

Kirk Fletcher - The Captain Meets

May 18, 2020

In the words of Joe Bonamassa: "Kirk is hands-down one of the best blues guitarists in the world". Not a bad testimonial by any stretch. Hailing from California, Fletcher's dynamite rhythm & blues playing is soulful and evocative - he's won numerous awards and has 4 albums under his belt, with plenty more on the way. Kirk sat down with the Captain in the Andertons studio to talk about gear, inspiration, motivation and life itself.

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry) - The Captan Meets

Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry) - The Captan Meets

May 11, 2020

Chris Robertson is the guitarist/singer of Kentucky-based hard rock outfit Black Stone Cherry, and a signature PRS artist. Since the band's inception in 2001, they've released 6 studio albums and shared the stage with the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alter Bridge and Shinedown among others. Chris sat down with the Captain in the Andertons studio to talk about gear, inspiration, motivation and life itself.

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

Mary Spender - The Captain Meets

Mary Spender - The Captain Meets

May 4, 2020

Mary Spender is a UK-based singer-songwriter who also happens to have over 20 million hits on YouTube. Her content ranges from lush covers of blues, folk and rock classics to candid vlogs at NAMM. We're no strangers to her dulcet tones and killer chops - Mary's an Andertons TV veteran. This time round, she stopped by the Andertons studio to catch up on gear, inspiration, motivation and life itself.

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

Paul Gilbert - The Captain Meets

Paul Gilbert - The Captain Meets

April 27, 2020

It’d be accurate to describe Paul Gilbert as a true pioneer of the guitar virtuoso rock scene that we’ve become accustomed to today. His technical but musical playing has inspired a generation of guitarists, building on a legacy that stretches from the ‘80s right on through to the current day.

Paul sits down with The Captain before his Guildford guitar clinic – leading to an extensive conversation that covers his early influences, teaching, becoming a dad and what he’s up to at the moment!  

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time! 

Ola Englund - The Captain Meets

Ola Englund - The Captain Meets

April 20, 2020

Ola Englund is a YouTube superstar. Named Musicradar's 'Best Online Guitar Personality' in 2019, the Super Swede is still growing a dedicated fanbase who regularly tune-in to his hilarious weekly FAQ, 'Will It Chug?' and 'Rig of the Week' videos.

Aside from his YouTube endeavours, Ola has proven himself as a successful businessman and currently runs Solar Guitars. Performing lead guitar duties in metal band The Haunted and part of many other musical projects too; he certainly keeps himself busy!

Ola visited Andertons HQ back in 2015 and sat down with The Captain to talk life, long hair and his former endorsements with Washburn and Randall.

Nita Strauss - The Captain Meets

Nita Strauss - The Captain Meets

April 13, 2020

Nita Strauss has been testing her mettle in some of the fiercest musical arenas around, developing a well-founded reputation that’s seen her play with the likes of Alice Cooper, Jermaine Jackson and Femme Fatale. She is one of the most in-demand clinicians in the industry for a reason. Endorsements from the likes of Marshall and Ibanez quickly followed; Nita became the first female Ibanez signature artist, resulting in her very own custom JIVA10 guitar.

Taking time out from a 6-week string of clinic dates, Nita and The Captain hang out to discuss gear, life on the road, and the challenges that female musicians face across the industry. Lee gets a first-hand demonstration of Nita’s amazing chops too!

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

Nick Johnston - The Captain Meets

Nick Johnston - The Captain Meets

April 6, 2020

Nick Johnston is part of a new wave of guitar virtuosos, renowned for his slick legato style and moving, soulful instrumental music. The Canadian already has five full-length albums to his name, and his latest release (2019's "Wide Eyes In The Dark") is considered his most accomplished yet.

Not only has Nick established a large online presence over the years, but he can also be seen out on the road supporting the likes of Between The Buried And Me, The Contortionist and Polyphia. Guest spots on tracks from Periphery, Intervals and Scale The Summit bolster his impressive list of credentials, which continues to grow into 2020 and beyond.

Back in 2015, Nick sat down with The Captain back to discuss his career and the early days as an up-and-coming musician aspiring for recognition. Other topics included Johnston's relationship with Schecter guitars and tips on how to get your parents to support you!

Pete Anderton (Lee’s Dad) - The Captain Meets

Pete Anderton (Lee’s Dad) - The Captain Meets

April 3, 2020

The Captain Meets his Dad - aka the Admiral! In our longest Captain Meets episode yet, Peter Anderton sat down with Lee in the Andertons studio to talk about the history of the company, his inspirations as a businessman and musician, how the industry has changed over the years - and much more!

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.

We hope you enjoy the episode - don’t forget to subscribe, share with your friends and follow us on social media for the latest news. ‘Til next time!

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