In the April, 2014 issue of Guitar World, I explain my percussive acoustic guitar playing techniques and how they can inspire songwriting.
The article has transcriptions of the grooves for “Springtime” and “1000 Miles,” and the web site features bonus video content. I had a great time writing it and filming with the GW crew.
It’s on newsstands now, or available at the Guitar World Online Store.
“Beat It: A Guide to the Inspired Techniques of Percussive Acoustic Guitar Playing”
Bonus video content from the article: