Category Archives: Press
Pre-orders are now available for “Velvet Arc” – my first electric band record in over a decade. In the meantime, AdHoc is premiering the first preview from the record.
Chuck Johnson arrived late to the world of solo instrumental guitar. For nearly a quarter-century, Johnson made music in a variety of collaborative guises, from the atavistic indie rock of his ’90s tenure in Chapel Hill’s Spatula and the subsequent … Continue reading
Chuck Johnson’s 2013 long player Crows in the Basilica was one of the finest guitar soli excursions in recent memory. His latest release, Blood Moon Boulder, might just be even better. Gorgeously recorded by Trans Am’s Phil Manley, the half-dozen … Continue reading
As guitarist Chuck Johnson continues his work in the American Primitive tradition, pulling from the long history of folk, blues, and gospel in his own compositions, his music has gotten much more melodically entrancing and deeply emotional. The opening track … Continue reading