Stian Westerhus: Modern Guitar Legend in the Making

If modern guitar has its own Jeff Beck or Jimi Hendrix it is Stian Westerhus. Like those iconic guitarists, Westerhus explores the outer reaches of sonic possibilities available from an electric guitar, an amplifier, and some effects (okay, in his case, a lot of effects), all the while exhibiting what can only be defined as star quality.

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In early polling there has been some interest in a piece on Christian Fennesz. Until I can get an exclusive Guitar Moderne interview, here is a short video of the Austrian soundscape artist  talking to

and a performance at le Poisson Rouge that I am still trying to figure out how I missed.

Also, be sure to check out the great Create Digital Music interview.