Podcast 178: Guitarist Kurt Bloch

Since forming the Fastbacks in the late ‘70s, guitarist Kurt Bloch has been a stalwart figure in Seattle’s music scene. On this week’s podcast, we talk to Bloch about growing up in Seattle, taking up guitar, the formation of his first bands, why he began tinkering with gear, his work with Alejandro Escovedo, working for Gibson and a lot more.

This episode is sponsored by Retrofret and Dying Breed Guitars.