69: Mattias IA Eklundh

For the 69th episode of NEOHUMAN, Agah is chatting with Mattias IA Eklundh. Mattias is a guitarist and vocalist, known for his work with Freak Kitchen, Jonas Hellborg Trio and Art Metal; he has also produced several noted solo Freak Guitar albums released by Steve Vai and Favored Nations, and holds his annual Freak Guitar Camp in the woods of Sweden every summer for dedicated guitar players from all over the world. He was also prominently featured playing his trademark-style solos on the first four Soilwork albums. He uses the True Temperament fret system on his guitars. They talk about wide range of subjects, including music, fake shredding, focus & creativity, Indian music & Konnakol, Freak Guitar Camp, True Temperament fretting system, and importance of being kind.



Mattias IA Eklundh:

Freak Guitar Camp:

Freak Guitar TV:

Apple Horn 8 EF – Mattias IA Eklundh Signature:

Konnakol Duet:

A Reshuffling of Atoms:

True Temperament Fretting System:

About author

Photographer, and Senior Music Writer at Live in Limbo. Agah is a musician, sound designer, and hobbyist writer & photographer. He is a voting member of the Recording Academy (GRAMMY Awards), and former voting member and judge of CARAS (JUNO Awards).