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Choosing a Guitar Amplifier
Jan 31, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Choosing a Guitar Amplifier

posted by Sam Davis

Picture the scene: You’ve read a couple of reviews on the Internet, whipped out the credit card and laid down some plastic on the “amp of your dreams”. Finally, this  Full Article »

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Review
Jan 28, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Review

posted by Sam Davis

The EHX Big Muff Pi is a distortion/fuzz pedal that has been around, in various guises, for decades with many recognised guitarists having had used one at some point in  Full Article »

Album Review: Eden by Rick Jones
Jan 27, 2011 Ξ 3 comments

Album Review: Eden by Rick Jones

posted by Sam Davis

Rick Jones is an acoustic singer/songwriter based on the island of Jersey, who blends a mix of influences and emotions into his live and studio performances.

Win Tickets to the Birmingham Guitar Show 2011
Jan 22, 2011 Ξ 16 comments

Win Tickets to the Birmingham Guitar Show 2011

posted by Sam Davis

Guitar Jar is pleased to announce the opportunity for two individuals to each win two tickets to the Birmingham Guitar Show, taking place at the New Bingley Hall during the  Full Article »

Is Jimi Hendrix Overrated?
Jan 19, 2011 Ξ 14 comments

Is Jimi Hendrix Overrated?

posted by Sam Davis

Many individuals, guitarists, music fans or otherwise often state Jimi Hendrix as being arguably the greatest guitarist ever. Guitar Jar questions this statement, wondering if Hendrix would have claimed this  Full Article »

Hello Sailor Effects – Double Doll Face Review
Jan 19, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Hello Sailor Effects – Double Doll Face Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Gordon Norman I found this pedal on eBay and was intrigued enough to bid for it. I did not know that I  Full Article »

Ernie Ball Music Man “Luke” (with Piezo) Guitar Review
Jan 18, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Ernie Ball Music Man “Luke” (with Piezo) Guitar Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Jacob Whiteley I discovered Music Man when I went to college and met the current lead player in my band. We played  Full Article »

Avalon Eclipse Super Jumbo J320E Acoustic Guitar Review
Jan 18, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Avalon Eclipse Super Jumbo J320E Acoustic Guitar Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: John Young I have been an Avalon fan for the last five years or so and am the proud owner of their  Full Article »

Mystery Shopper: The Guitar Store, Southampton
Jan 14, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Mystery Shopper: The Guitar Store, Southampton

posted by Sam Davis

The latest Guitar Jar Mystery Shopper features The Guitar Store in Southampton. The Guitar Store is packed full of high end electric guitars, amps and boutique effects with the addition  Full Article »

Avalon L32 Acoustic Guitar Review
Jan 13, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Avalon L32 Acoustic Guitar Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Rick Jones I’ve owned this Avalon L32 for approximately a year now, bought directly from the Avalon workshops in Newtonards, Northern Ireland,  Full Article »

Guitar Lesson: Stuck in a rut? Learn 11 New Licks
Jan 13, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Guitar Lesson: Stuck in a rut? Learn 11 New Licks

posted by Lewis Turner

Stuck in a rut with your practice regime? Need some inspiration? Lewis Turner takes us through 11 guitar licks, that use 11 different approaches over the same backing track.

Are USA Standard Fender & Gibson Guitars Overpriced?
Jan 12, 2011 Ξ 12 comments

Are USA Standard Fender & Gibson Guitars Overpriced?

posted by Sam Davis

Recently, when visiting guitar stores across the UK, I’m often taken aback by the price of the current range of USA Standard Fender & Gibson guitars.

Orange Rocker 30 Amplifier Head Review
Jan 12, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Orange Rocker 30 Amplifier Head Review

posted by Guitar Jar Contributors

This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: SlackDogDay I bought the Orange Rocker 30 Head four years ago, special order through Guitar Guitar in Edinburgh, Scotland. I was looking  Full Article »

Dan Henry Interview
Jan 12, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Dan Henry Interview

posted by Sam Davis

The latest “15 questions” feature is with guitarist Dan Henry. Dan fronts Dorset based rock band, “The Longest Day” who won the 2010 Dorset Music Awards and have been gigging  Full Article »

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