Latest Episodes

G2E Ep 018 Matt’s Holiday Mix Tape

Introduction: Hi everybody, this is Matt from Goes2Eleven. I’d like to thank you for tuning into the show this past year. Every episode was a joy to make, and it provided something new to learn and appreciate about the often strange and…
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G2E Ep 017 A Conversation With Don Ross

I guess when you’re a living legend of fingerstyle guitar, you don’t necessarily introduce yourself by saying, “Hi, I’m Don Ross, living legend of fingerstyle guitar.” But, after almost 30 years of touring, having recorded well over 20 records and…
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G2E Ep 016: Classical Music For Electric Guitar

INTRO: We start with the first movement from Electric Counterpoint by Steve Reich. The piece was written for Pat Metheny in 1987. Pat recorded it on the 1989 Nonesuch release called Different Trains, which won a Grammy for Best Classical…
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G2E Ep 015 Gilad Hekselman: Place Like No Home

Today, we’re talking to jazz guitarist Gilad Hekselman about his brand-new release on the Harmonia Mundi label called Homes. Hekselman’s just barely dented his 30’s but he’s nonetheless established a solid reputation among jazz fans as a thoughtful and melodic…
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G2E Ep 013 Woodshed!

Part 1: Scales, Nails, and Water Quality Cole Hankins and Ciyadh Wells do research for the show, and I asked them to record themselves doing something all musicians do, but rarely do in public. I asked them to practice, and…
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G2E Short Take: Ralph Towner

July 26, 1971, the fourth mission to land humans on the moon was launched from Kennedy Space Center near Orlando, Florida. The Apollo 15 mission was one of NASA’s more successful lunar explorations. Commander David Scott and Lunar Rover pilot…
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G2E Ep 011 A Conversation With Marcin Dylla

Part 1: “Wow, this guy is intense” The Polish classical guitar virtuoso Marcin Dylla earned international fame after winning, like…every international guitar competition…OK, that’s a slight overstatement, but he did spend his 20’s wracking up a ton of prizes at very…
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