(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.
World-renowned electronic DJ Laidback Luke goes in-depth on his favorite equipment, how he approaches gigs and his lifelong journey in music.
We recently chatted with Nashville-based recording and touring artist, Szlachetka before his show at Hotel Café in Los Angeles.
We grill this up-and-coming garage psych quartet about their DIY work ethic and obsession with the Mellotron.
The rising Nashville singer-songwriter delves into touring with his Bose stage gear, crafting a show, and the time he caught Huey Lewis’s ear.
We explore his signature bass amplification rig and the sonic realities of touring massive venues.
Master guitarist Eric Johnson discusses his new signature Fender Thinline Stratocaster®, amps, live and studio setups, effects and his plans for the future.
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.
Paul Simon’s groove keeper for three decades talks gear, paying dues in Soweto & practicing on a cardboard bass.