Musician, therapist and zine publisher Matt Baldwin joins us this week for an insightful chat about the creative process and so much more. Matt talks to us about his career as a guitarist and the influence that Robbie Basho and John Fahey had on his playing. We also talk about his ‘How to Play Guitar’ zine series, where he shares some of his favorite tips, quotes, and life hacks. Last but not least, we discuss the Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy that he’s conducting out of his Southern California office and learn about the crucial role that music plays in these sessions with his clients.
Some links discussed in this episode:
Want to meet some of the many personalities interviewed on this podcast? Come to our 2023 Fretboard Summit August 24-26, 2023 at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music. Register here: https://fretboardsummit.org/
Subscribe to our magazine here: https://shop.fretboardjournal.com/products/fretboard-journal-annual-subscription
Our podcast is sponsored by Deering Banjos; Peghead Nation (use the promo code FRETBOARD and get your first month free or $20 off any annual subscription); Izotope (use the coupon code FRET10 to save 10% off their plug-ins); and Stringjoy Strings (get 10% off your order with the FRETBOARD discount code).