Jake Smith, better known by his stage name, The White Buffalo, released his debut album in 2002. He’s since played shows with such legendary acts as Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Jack Johnson and Ziggy Marley, performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and had music featured on Sons of Anarchy and Californication.

In this all-new episode of Guitar Center Sessions on DIRECTV, Nic Harcourt sits down with The White Buffalo to talk about his career beginnings, creative process, and what excites him about the world of music today. Plus, watch exclusive performances from his set at the world-famous Guitar Center Hollywood, including “Oh Darlin’ What Have I Done,” as well as “Modern Times” and “Go the Distance” from his latest album, Love and the Death of Damnation.