Q&A

Sir Richard Bishop Speaks About His "Constant State of Creation"

In this week's issue, we speak with guitarist Sir Richard Bishop, whose path from Phoenix and his days in the Sun City Girls has found him at the forefront of guitar experimentation from his home base in Seattle and around the world. Deftly blending and/or shifting between Middle Eastern ragas, sauntering western swing, jazz, folk, surf, and psychedelic rock, Bishop's playing once inspired independent label pioneer and folk legend John Fahey to proclaim: "You play like the Devil."

We crammed as much as we could into our print feature, but there's more worth reading. Enjoy.

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-Sun City Girls' Sir Richard Bishop Plays to the Demons in His Head

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.