Acoustic Guitar IO

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

18 episodes of Acoustic Guitar IO since the first episode, which aired on August 29th, 2018.

  • Jule Malischke

    October 1st, 2020  |  9 mins 19 secs

    Jule Malischke is a fingerstyle guitar player based in Dresden in Germany. We spoke at the Ullapool Guitar Festival in 2019.

  • Episode 17: Tom Sands and Daisy Tempest

    September 16th, 2020  |  38 mins 51 secs

    An interview with Tom Sands of Tom Sands Guitars and his apprentice Daisy Tempest. Recorded in June 2019.

  • Episode 16: Julia & Christian Zielinski

    July 26th, 2020  |  31 mins 25 secs

    Interview with Julia and Christian Zielinski of ARTIS Guitar Duo

  • Episode 15: Rosie Heydenrych of Turnstone Guitars

    May 26th, 2020  |  45 mins 37 secs

    An interview with Rosie Heydenrych of Turnstone Guitar Company

  • Episode 14: Tristan Seume

    February 23rd, 2020  |  23 mins 45 secs

    A chat with Tristan Seume at the 20th Ullapool Guitar Festival

  • Episode 13: Rob Muir

    November 20th, 2019  |  33 mins 39 secs

    Rob Muir is a young singer songwriter from Strathaven in Scotland. We walked and talked.

  • Episode 12: Clive Carroll

    August 29th, 2019  |  49 mins 58 secs

    I got a chance to talk to one of the world's finest fingerstyle guitar players, Clive Carroll at the annual RMMGA UK gathering in July 2019. It was lovely talking and even better hearing his playing that night!

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  • Episode 11: Mike Dawes

    July 11th, 2019  |  56 mins 38 secs

    An Interview with Mike Dawes, recorded June 2019. We talk about composition, travelling with a guitar on airlines, Cuntz and Benjamin guitars, melody and a bunch of other topics. 

  • Episode 10: Jenn Butterworth

    June 16th, 2019  |  52 mins 55 secs

    Jenn Butterworth was on Arran for the 25th Arran Folk Festival in June 2019. She and I sat down for a cup of tea and a chat. We talked about music, teaching and, of course, guitars and gear! 
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  • Episode 9: Andy Howell

    November 28th, 2018  |  36 mins 39 secs

    I've known Andy for years but it was the first time we met in person. It was lovely to get to talk to him and to hear him play.

  • Episode 8: Nick Harper

    November 16th, 2018  |  36 mins 13 secs

    Nick is one of my favourite artists of all time, so it was a real pleasure to have the opportunity not only to hear him play in the intimate setting of someone's living room in Glasgow.

  • Episode 7: Dave White, Luthier

    October 31st, 2018  |  38 mins 9 secs

    Dave White runs De Faoite Stringed Instruments where he builds guitars, ukuleles, bouzoukis and all manner of strings instruments. I caught up with him in Halifax at the 9th annual gathering of the Acoustic Soundboard UK guitar forum.

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  • Episode 6: Rodney Worley, Bluegrass Picker from Georgia USA

    October 17th, 2018  |  22 mins 59 secs

    Rodney Worley is the guitar player and tenor singer with the Tennessee bluegrass band Midnight Run. The band toured Scotland in October 2018 and came to visit us on Arran to play at Crofters' Music Bar in Brodick.

    Rodney has played with Audie Blaylock &

  • Episode 5: Martin Robertson of Acoustic Soundboard UK Forum

    October 2nd, 2018  |  26 mins 35 secs

    Martin is the founder of the Acoustic Soundboard UK guitar forum and the organiser of the annual UK gathering, now in its 9th year. We spoke about the history of the forum and the gathering and how it has grown over the years.

  • Episode 4: Gordon Giltrap

    September 19th, 2018  |  32 mins 57 secs

    I sat down for a conversation with Gordon Giltrap in May 2018 during the 21st annual UK gathering of the RMMGA newsgroup, at which Gordon was the weekend guest.

    Speaking to Gordon was a real treat for me as he was part of the 60s acoustic folk boom in L

  • Episode 3: Adrian Lucas of Lucas Guitars, UK

    September 13th, 2018  |  31 mins 54 secs

    Adrian builds acoustic nylon- and steel-string guitars and electric guitars out of his shop in Lincoln, England. His design has a very strong aesthetic and he is an advocate of building with sustainable local and reclaimed woods.