- David "Skinny Devil" McLeanOriginally published in Tinfoil Magazine
Date: Friday, May 03 2002 @ 16:47:19 BST
There are guitar gods, and then there are Guitar Gods - the former of whom are those who excel in many areas, but the latter of whom are the elite few who manage to radically re-shape our view of what the guitar can do. Michael Hedges was a revolutionary player, combining pristine classical technique, rhythmic fire, a fresh ear, and a flare all his own to create something that was wholly new in the world of music.
The following interview took place in late 1990, a few days before Michael Hedges performed at Bogart's in Cincinnati, Ohio (USA), and 7 years before Michael's tragic death in December of 1997.