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Alex Lifeson on the possibility of another solo project in new Guitar Connoisseur Magazine interview

Mon, Mar 28, 2016@5:01PM | comments

UPDATE - 5/12@9:47AM: The entire interview is now also available at the Guitar Connoisseur website.

Guitar Connoisseur Magazine has posted a new Alex Lifeson interview to their Apple News Feed which you can check out by accessing this link via the Apple News App. The interview was conducted by Toronto guitarist David Barrett of the David Barrett Trio, who Alex Lifeson has worked with as a producer in the past. Alex talks about his solo on Clockwork Angels' The Garden, his R40 Live tour rig setup, his various signature guitars, his early guitar influences and the possibility of him ever making another solo album:

... What I enjoyed most about making [Victor] was the variety of the material. It was a wonderful opportunity for me to explore and expand on certain genres of music that were not necessarily open to me within the context of Rush. The workload was relentless, and I seemed to be working on that album every day for a year, but it was enormously satisfying for me as a songwriter, producer, and musician. I don't have the same drive to jump into a project like Victor at the moment, but I do have hours of material that does inspire me to at least consider such a thing. ...

You can view the complete article on any Apple mobile device with iOS 9 using the Apple News App.