5 GREAT GUITAR ALBUMS PT.5

A classic live album For our final album in Guitar Lessons London’s 5 Great Guitar Albums series of blogs, we’ve chosen the classic live album Viva! by the delightful Roxy Music. Released in 1976, Viva! was Roxy Music’s first live album, recorded at three separate venues in Glasgow, Newcastle and London over the course of…

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5 GREAT GUITAR ALBUMS, PT.4

Mature musings from a young woman The fourth album in Guitar Lessons London’s 5 Great Guitar Albums series of blogs is Laura Marling’s stunning 2010 release I Speak Because I Can. Immediately noticeable is the young Marling’s (at the time of release only 20 years old) strong, rich vocals – sometimes roaring, often soft and…

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5 GREAT GUITAR ALBUMS, PT.3

The xx – XX    Part three of Guitar Lessons London’s 5 Great Guitar Albums is an album that was certifiably fresh when released in 2009, taking indie guitar music in a completely new direction and marking the beginning of a successful career for the band, particularly for percussionist, and now famous DJ, Jamie XX. The guitar…

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