Takaakira Goto is the principal composer, guitarist and band leader of Japanese post-rock band Mono.

Mono formed in 1999 and have just released a brilliant album, their 11th, 'Pilgrimage of the Soul'.

Taka discusses working with legendary producer - and longtime collaborator -Steve Albini, fusing influences well beyond electric guitar, tone secrets and essential pedal order, how Taka and fellow Mono members Yoda and Tamaki have all used the same vintage guitars on every album and performance and much more.

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