014 – Guitar Player: Matt Blackett

May 15, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

Matt Blackett, Associate Editor of Guitar Player magazine, talks about the business of producing a guitar magazine. We get to hear some great stories about Matt’s musical trip, his time spent hanging out with Eddie Van Halen, and his humbling interview with the legendary Jeff Beck. Plus we get to hear some amazing guitar work from Matt Blackett himself!

Credits: Intro and first song “Cat Tune” by “Matt Blackett”, “Acid Rain” by “Luce”, “Indestructible Bunny” by “PapaMalo“,  “Merry Gents” by “Matt Blackett”, “Sea of Pain” by “Cream of Wee Gee”,  “Grey Day” by “Cream of  Wee Gee”, “Raven Call My Name” by “PapaMalo

Check out this excellent lesson from Matt Blackett straight from Guitar Player magazine.

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About the Producer ()

Daniel Sauter – Host and Executive Producer. Musician, IT professional, recording engineer, and geek-of-all-trades. His resume includes the bands Visitor 42, Gunpowder, Greg Volker & Deer Crossing, Raging Free Radicals, Lower Sound, and Illegal Action. He is also the loremaster for Rock and Royalties, the fantasy rock and roll trivia role playing game.

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  1. Great Video and finding more out about Matt. Thanks so much Dan!

  2. Wow! Thank you Matt and Dan. Very inspiring, heartfelt words.

    Matt, you spoke about the experience of having a guiding vision of a story before writing it. Feeling like the stage was set, and you just needed to let it happen. Very occasionally, mostly during meditation retreats, I’ve experienced that feeling- like everything was in it’s right place in my life. Or would just fall into place by itself if I let it. Nothing to do but enjoy the process. In the past few months that feeling has settled over me in a different context. When I first heard the new Jeff Beck record – and seeing the music industry through your words.

    Thanks man.

  3. Louis Lee says:

    Hey Matt,

    I think you have an excellent concept with the online guitar lessons, it is definitely futuristic and accessible to guitar aficionados. Good luck on your endeavors!

    Regards,

    Louis

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