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Austyn Brown Interview
Jun 30, 2010 Ξ 3 comments

Austyn Brown Interview

posted by Sam Davis

The latest “15 questions” feature is with guitarist Austyn Brown. His band have been causing a stir across the south coast of England so Guitar Jar catches up with Austyn  Full Article »

Yamaha SG1500 Review
Jun 28, 2010 Ξ 5 comments

Yamaha SG1500 Review

posted by Sam Davis

Inspired by the recent release of the new Yamaha SG guitars, I thought I’d write a review of my old Yamaha SG1500. The Yamaha SG range: known as the “Les  Full Article »

Gibson SG Standard Review
Jun 25, 2010 Ξ 4 comments

Gibson SG Standard Review

posted by Sam Davis

I remember when I first started to play the guitar, walking into a guitar store in Poole and seeing a Gibson SG (not sure what model) hanging on the wall.  Full Article »

Duesenberg Starplayer TV Review
Jun 23, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Duesenberg Starplayer TV Review

posted by Sam Davis

I wasn’t even really aware of Duesenberg guitars when I acquired the Starplayer TV. I’d seen a few write ups in magazines for other models but other than that my  Full Article »

Jun 22, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Daniel Steinhardt (The GigRig) Interview

posted by Sam Davis

In a recent interview on Guitar Jar, guitarist Stuart Garrard (One Sonic Society, Delirious?) mentioned the use of the GigRig Pro 14 switching unit. Guitar Jar uncovers the man behind  Full Article »

MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay Review
Jun 21, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay Review

posted by Sam Davis

Have you ever experienced walking into a guitar shop with the intention to purchase a particular item but actually walking out with something different? I’ve experienced this a few times  Full Article »

Jun 18, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Stu G Interview

posted by Sam Davis

The latest “15 questions” feature is with British guitarist Stuart Garrard (aka Stu G). For those of you who may not have heard of Stu G, he has been the  Full Article »

Jun 15, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Steve Perry Interview

posted by Sam Davis

The latest “15 questions” feature is with Karmine guitarist Steve Perry. Karmine have been causing a stir across the south coast of England recently with their refreshing melodic material. Guitar  Full Article »

Guitars not often associated with iconic players
Jun 14, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Guitars not often associated with iconic players

posted by Sam Davis

I guess we’re all influenced to some degree by our “guitar heroes”. You know the drill: many Hendrix/SRV/Gallagher enthusiasts aquire a Fender Stratocaster. Angus fans will promptly purchase a Gibson  Full Article »

Mystery Shopper: PMT in Bristol
Jun 13, 2010 Ξ 10 comments

Mystery Shopper: PMT in Bristol

posted by Sam Davis

I was recently made aware of the new PMT store in Bristol by a tweet posted by Total Guitar magazine. After Googling the location of the store, it turned out  Full Article »

Mystery shopper: Vintage and Rare Guitars in London
Jun 7, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Mystery shopper: Vintage and Rare Guitars in London

posted by Sam Davis

The first Guitar Jar Mystery Shopper feature takes place at the world famous Vintage & Rare Guitars store in London. Whenever I travel to the Capital for work, I always  Full Article »

Taylor 214 Acoustic Guitar Review
Jun 7, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Taylor 214 Acoustic Guitar Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Ben Clarke After owning a few budget acoustic guitars I decided to purchase a quality guitar that would last me for a  Full Article »

Thoughts on the BBC TV series “I’m in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band!”
Jun 6, 2010 Ξ 3 comments

Thoughts on the BBC TV series “I’m in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band!”

posted by Sam Davis

I’m absolutely sold by most “rockumentary” programmes, whether it’s talking about the hippies living in Laurel Canyon or Metallica recording the “Black Album”, I’m not too fussed. I just love  Full Article »

Avalon L340 Acoustic Guitar Review
Jun 4, 2010 Ξ 4 comments

Avalon L340 Acoustic Guitar Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Simon Jenns Having (unusually it seems) learnt to play the guitar on an electric I soon after had the desire to find  Full Article »

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