On this episode, John Halo of hard-rock quartet Downtown Equipment is here to work on his Les Paul Standard while our host, Patrick Grant, changes the strings on an old friend, his sea-foam Fender Jaguar. John handles guitars, composition and vocals in his band, and he’s in charge of molding young minds as a program coordinator in the New York City public school system. We’ll find out how many guitars John actually owns and how he names them, and of course, he and Patrick will boot up and plug in for a special year-end jam.
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This time on the Strings and Things podcast, super-shredder Sudeip Ghosh is here to change the strings on his Dean Zelinsky guitar while our host, Patrick Grant, works on his trusty Les Paul. Sudeip grew up playing and singing Indian classical music, but a chance encounter with a hard rock mixtape ignited his dreams of power chord glory.
Sudeip will tell us how a one-string acoustic and a scarcity of guitar magazines tested his determination, and how he’s come into his own as a metal guitarist, a film composer, and a Bollywood musician. As always, we’ll put the new guitar strings thru their paces when Patrick and Sudeip plug in to record some rollicking riffs.
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