The Current Guitar Collection

The Current's Guitar Collection is a look at some of the instruments that have been played in The Current's studios. Many times, there's a good story behind a guitar, often known only to the person who plays it.

The Current's Guitar Collection: Matthew Caws


matthew caws

Matthew Caws (Nada Surf, The Minor Alps) was in The Current's studios a couple weeks ago. We asked him about his guitar, and he remembered exactly where he got it and what he immediately loved about it.

The Current's Guitar Collection: Lou Barlow


sebadoh, gretsch

Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr., Folk Implosion) was in The Current's studios with Sebadoh a couple weeks ago. We asked him about how he found his guitar, and he described how it was influenced by 80s band the Neats and by a dream.

The Current's Guitar Collection: Black Joe Lewis


Black Joe Lewis

The Current's Guitar Collection is a look at some of the instruments that have been played in The Current's studios. This week, Black Joe Lewis tells us about his custom-built, bright red guitar.

The Current's Guitar Collection: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine


Sam Beam

The Current's Guitar Collection is a look at some of the instruments that have been played in The Current's studios. Many times, there's a good story behind a guitar, often known only to the person who plays it. This week, Sam Beam tells us why he looks at guitars the same way he looks at colors.

The Current's Guitar Collection: J Roddy Walston


J Roddy Walston's guitar

The Current's Guitar Collection is a look at some of the instruments that have been played in The Current's studios. Many times, there's a good story behind a guitar, often known only to the person who plays it. This week, J Roddy Walston talks about his unique guitar find.