This week we speak to Moon Unit Zappa about her musical moments with her father Frank, what it was like growing up in the Zappa home, the music they shared, the music they didn't, the unexpected hit 'Valley Girl' and her ongoing quest for normality.
Prog Rock legends Gentle Giant have an extensive history and catalogue of rare records. Founder Derek Shulman discusses the band, Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, the missing multitrack tapes, the latest remix release with Steven Wilson, and heaps more. Plus a Gentle Giant track for listeners of The Vinyl Guide to enjoy!
Formed in Belfast during the Northern Ireland conflict known as 'The Troubles', Stiff Little Fingers rose to not only write and record some very important punk rock songs but also inspire hundreds (thousands?) of bands in their wake. We talk to Jake Burns today about the history and legacy of Stiff Little Fingers.
Fretboard wizard Joe Satriani joins us to talk about vinyl records, music, guitar discipline, taking risks, his new LP and much more.