(Ed. Note: In light of the recent passing of legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, we have republished our interview with Geoff, originally conducted around the release of his auto-biography, Here, There and Everywhere.)
From heavy-metal bangers to country twangers to EDM mix wizards, The Hub gets up close and personal with musicians from every significant genre. We ask probing questions about their gear, their inspiration, their strategies in carving out a distinctive sound and style. We skip the fluff in seeking their perspectives about what it takes to launch and sustain a life in music. You’ll find interviews with major recording and performing artists and bands as well as profiles of new, emerging acts. Count on The Hub’s exclusive Artist Interviews for the inspiration and gear intelligence you need to make your own musical aspirations a reality.
We grill this up-and-coming garage psych quartet about their DIY work ethic and obsession with the Mellotron.
Paul Simon’s groove keeper for three decades talks gear, paying dues in Soweto & practicing on a cardboard bass.
Misha Mansoor of Periphery proudly discusses the ins and outs of his signature Jackson Pro Series Juggernaut HT7FM 7-String Electric Guitar
The clinician & session player talks about his first kit & the drumming paragons who informed his grooves.
As a special gift to our friends this month, we’re excited to present an exclusive interview with one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Eddie Van Halen.
The keyboardist and bassist for the funk & Afrobeat 9-piece talk about their rigs and the importance of throwing things away.
Dream Theater’s grandmaster guitarist gives us the inside scoop on his signature Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci Monarchy Majesty
Mastadon’s gritty guitarist, Bill Kelliher, tells us about the carnage his signature ESP LTD Sparrowhawk Electric Guitar is capable of
The Govt Mule frontman talks about improvisation, band chemistry and the risks of getting pigeonholed.