Did you know Buckethead has released 40 albums under his own name?! That’s to say nothing of his dozens of appearance on others’ projects. Time to update the collection. Here’s a sprawling solo from 2004 that shows the many facets of the erstwhile Brian Carroll: technical, experimental, sublime. Incidentally, many aspects of his technique may be traced to one of the preeminent guitar soloists in rock who we’ll feature tomorrow.

Pointy Guitar’s Solo Spot Week is a special feature in honor of … well, we just felt like it.