Christone Ingram
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Christone Ingram

Christone Ingram Christone “Kingfish” Ingram (born January 19, 1999) is an American blues guitarist and singer from Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States, who became a well-known performer as a teenager. Although the buzz is strong around 20-year-old blues artist Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram, it isn’t new. The Mississippi native has been turning heads as a singer, songwriter…

Beabadoobee
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Beabadoobee

Beabadoobee Beatrice Laus (born 3 June 2000), known professionally as Beabadoobee. Bea Kristi uploaded a low-fi love song called “Coffee” to YouTube. Little did most listeners know it was the first song she’d written ever. “She has an instinctive and intuitive sense for music, and really good taste,” says producer Pete Robinson, who worked with…

Synyster Gates
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Synyster Gates

Synyster Gates Brian Elwin Haner Jr. (born July 7, 1981), better known by his stage name Synyster Gates or simply Syn, is an American musician, best known for being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Avenged Sevenfold. The site’s tutorial videos are outstanding. Papa Gates is clear, concise, and that rare blend…

Sufjan Stevens
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Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens Sufjan Stevens (born July 1, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. A master of what he called the ‘strummy-strum acoustic guitar song’, Stevens’ affecting music tackles issues as tricky as abandonment, death and Christmas with family. Playlist 3 Videos Should Have Known Better 5:05 Mystery of Love 4:09 John Wayne Gacy…

Omar Rodriguez Lopez
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Omar Rodriguez Lopez

Omar Rodriguez Lopez Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López (born September 1, 1975) is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer and filmmaker. He is known for being the guitarist and band-leader of The Mars Volta from 2001 until their breakup in 2012, and is the guitarist for the alternative rock groups At the Drive-In, Antemasque and Bosnian Rainbows. Playlist…

Misha Mansoor
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Misha Mansoor

Misha Mansoor MishaMansoor (born October 31, 1984) also known as Bulb. Djent forefather and speed demon MishaMansoor has gained widespread accaim as the mastermind behind the axe-centric progressive metal band Periphery. Playlist 3 Videos Juggernaut HT6FM Electric Guitar 2:59 Bulb 3:29 Talks About His Jackson Signature Pro Series Guitars 4:42 Mansoor cites several musicians as…

Iron & Wine
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Iron & Wine

Iron & Wine Sam Beam (born July 26, 1974), better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter. Also in 2002, Beam recorded a cover of The Postal Service’s then-unreleased song “Such Great Heights”. Rather than being included on an Iron & Wine release, the track was initially included…

Zakk Wylde
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Zakk Wylde

Zakk Wylde Zachary Phillip Wylde (born Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt; January 14, 1967) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. ZakkWylde is one of the greatest heavy metal guitarists of all time, originally hired by OzzyOsbourne at the age of 19 on the basis of a demo tape. After parting ways with Osbourne in ’95…