Acoustic Guitar IO

Acoustic Guitar IO
Scottish musician and guitar enthusiast Cams brings you interviews with acoustic guitar makers and players. Pull up a chair, make yourself comfy and let’s talk guitars!
Andy Howell
Nov 28, 2018 • 36 min
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.
Nick Harper
Nov 16, 2018 • 36 min
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, but also to have a chat with him about guitars and music before and…
Dave White, Luthier
Oct 31, 2018 • 38 min
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. To see a video of…
Rodney Worley, Bluegrass Picker from Georgia USA
Oct 17, 2018 • 22 min
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 &…
Martin Robertson of Acoustic Soundboard UK Forum
Oct 2, 2018 • 26 min
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 into one of the country’s…
Gordon Giltrap
Sep 19, 2018 • 32 min
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…
Adrian Lucas of Lucas Guitars, UK
Sep 13, 2018 • 31 min
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. He also teaches Luther at…
Malcolm Griffiths of Sheaf Guitars, UK
Sep 5, 2018 • 33 min
Malcolm is a luthier based in Sheffield, UK. I sat down with him for half an hour at an annual gathering in May 2018 and had a nice chat about guitar making. Find Sheaf Guitars on Facebook:
Interview with Will McNicol
Aug 29, 2018 • 25 min
I sat down with Will McNicol at the annual UK RMMGA gathering in May 2018 at the beautiful Springhill Manor in the Cotswolds. We spoke about many things, including the Ullapool Guitar Festival and the International Guitar Foundation. Many thanks to Will…