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Nov 30, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Rick Jones Interview

posted by Sam Davis

The latest “15 questions” feature is with acoustic guitarist  singer/songwriter Rick Jones, who blends percussive techniques, blues, folk and rock into his performances and has a vocal quality that keeps  Full Article »

Nov 25, 2010 Ξ 3 comments

Relic Guitar Debate… Love them or hate them?

posted by Sam Davis

A debate among guitarists over recent years is the subject of the “relic guitar”. To many, the appearance of a well used and battered guitar is a beautiful sight to  Full Article »

Nov 23, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Chickenbone John Interview

posted by Sam Davis

One of the quirkiest range of guitars at the Bristol Guitar Show was the range of Cigar Box guitars produced by Chickenbone John. Guitar Jar catches up with John to  Full Article »

Guitar Maintenance – corrective or preventative measures?
Nov 22, 2010 Ξ 4 comments

Guitar Maintenance – corrective or preventative measures?

posted by Dave Walsh

This article was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Dave Walsh Luthier’s or guitar ‘repairers’ can be your best friend at times, but unless their guitar physically breaks into two pieces,  Full Article »

Pro Tone Pedals Interview
Nov 19, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Pro Tone Pedals Interview

posted by Sam Davis

Over recent years, the boutique guitar effects / amplifier scene has seriously grown, with guitarists across the globe looking for ways to improve their guitar tone. A large majority of  Full Article »

Mystery Shopper: The Music Factory in Bournemouth
Nov 18, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Mystery Shopper: The Music Factory in Bournemouth

posted by Sam Davis

The latest Guitar Jar Mystery Shopper feature finds us at The Music Factory in Bournemouth. The Music Factory is a shop that caters for a wide range of musical instrument  Full Article »

Christmas Gifts, Presents and Stocking Fillers for Guitarists
Nov 16, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Christmas Gifts, Presents and Stocking Fillers for Guitarists

posted by Sam Davis

If you’re anything like me, you’re pretending to friends and family that you haven’t even started to think about Christmas, but secretly, you’ve been pondering over the thought of Santa  Full Article »

Throne Pedalboards Interview
Nov 15, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Throne Pedalboards Interview

posted by Sam Davis

Most guitarists at some point own a pedalboard. It may be a board that you’ve made yourself, or you’ve purchased a cheap “off the shelf” pedalboard on eBay. Throne Pedalboards  Full Article »

Guitar Tone: a different flavoured sandwich?
Nov 11, 2010 Ξ 3 comments

Guitar Tone: a different flavoured sandwich?

posted by Sam Davis

I love the fact that everyone’s creative and it’s amazing we have the ability to create art, music, literature, technology and much more. However, what we create is completely subjective;  Full Article »

Guitar Jar Goes Geocaching
Nov 8, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Guitar Jar Goes Geocaching

posted by Sam Davis

Geocaching is a worldwide activity enjoyed by people of all ages, where individuals, quite literally hunt for treasure.

Guitar Lesson: Slurs (aka Hammer on and Pull off)
Nov 3, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Guitar Lesson: Slurs (aka Hammer on and Pull off)

posted by Ed Peczek

Slurs, commonly referred to as hammer ons or pull offs (depending on the direction of the slur) are a very popular technique used throughout a whole range of styles from  Full Article »

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