John Wesley Interview with Guitar Messenger

September 27th, 2009 by Ivan Chopik

A multi-faceted guitarist, singer, and songwriter, John Wesley is best known for his work as touring guitarist and backing vocalist for British progressive rock luminaries Porcupine Tree.

John hails from Tampa, Florida where he began his career in the early 80’s. In addition to his performance work, he has crafted a prolific recording career, including 5 solo albums which he both wrote and recorded. In a bold move, John released his entire studio catalog for free download in 2007.

His most recent release, Shiver, mixed by Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson, highlights John Wesley’s intimate and earnest approach to songwriting, which is complemented by rich acoustic and electric guitar textures and his expressive, nuance-filled vocals.

Read the full interview here.