Guthrie Govan with Dizzee Rascal

One of Guitar Techniques' longest serving and most highly regarded tutors has recently got the gig with the UK's top rap star, Dizzee Rascal.

Given completely free reign in the guitarist's chair, Guthrie has chosen to play a Taylor acoustic, shredding wildly or playing outrageous slide, while Dizzee looks approvingly on.

On a recent Later With Jools Holland show on BBC2 TV, Guthrie loooooooved the camera and his playing, as always, was devastating...

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If you didn't like rap before, we think you will now!

In other Guthrie news, Govan and GT´s Senior Music Editor Jason Sidwell will be in Bath during October for a full-on rock guitar teaching weekend.

Held at Bath´s Bailbrook House Hotel, ‘Rock Development - The Essentials´ (17/18 October) will cover modern rock techniques, soloing/riffing approaches, how to sound like your icons and lots of band jamming!

It´s Guthrie´s only teaching date this year and places are going fast so visit or email GuitarBreak ( now!