Guitar Moderne Top 10 Records of 2018

I am heartened by how it gets harder and harder to pick the best of the year. It means that there are more and more great records of modern guitar being issued all the time. This year was made a little easier by the fact that veteran masters like David Torn, Henry Kaiser, Bill Frisell, Nels Cline, and Eivind Aarset all appeared on one or more records. The list is rounded out by younger players like Julian Lage, Max Kutner, and Anthony Pirog, as well as the introduction of new faces: Justus West, Rafiq Bhatia, and Igor Osypov.

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Guitar Moderne Record Picks XIV

A couple of records featuring Bill Frisell in his role as excellent sideman, a bunch of Tim Motzer releases, and some new faces.

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Markus Reuter & Tim Motzer: Alone Together

A recent 1k Session features session impresario Tim Motzer and Touch Guitarist Markus Reuter performing a few solo improvisations each and then a series of duets. We got them to fill Guitar Moderne readers in on their gear and methods for this amazing show.Screen Shot 2013-11-02 at 5.54.34 PM

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