Spotlight: Ádám Mészáros

I discovered Hungarian guitarist Ádám Mészáros while poring through the Rare Noise  catalog online. Rare Noise is a treasure trove of modern guitar, with records that feature David Torn, Eraldo Bernocchi, Eivind Aarset, Nels Cline, David Fiuczynski, Buckethead, Jacob Young, Bill Frisell, Todd Clouser, Eyal Maoz, and Joe Morris. Ádám’s band Jü, with bassist Ernö Hock and drummer András Halmos, slots neatly into their roster with two recordings that feature his unique musical voice, and a killer tone that belies the concept that digital effects are inferior to analog ones.

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