We recently had a chance to sit down with renowned producer Matt Wallace, known as the producer of Faith No More's biggest releases, but also for his work with Deftones, Maroon 5, The Replacements, R.E.M. and more.
During the chat, Matt touched on the matter of Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine's guitar playing skills, branding Mr. Levine a severely underrated guitarist.
"They were on an unknown label, unknown manager, unknown band. Everything was unknown but it was just perfect songs," the producer told UG about the group's early days.
Focusing on the frontman's guitar skills, Matt added, "It was a great process and also Adam is a terrific guitar player.
"People don't realize - he's really, really good. Very, very instinctive solo guitar player guy. Really, really good. Yeah, it was great. I had a Telecaster we used on that record a lot and it was one of the permanent guitars 'cause at the time nobody really had any money."
So, check out some of Adam's guitar work below and let us know what you think.