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Guitars, Emotion and Story Telling
Jan 21, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Guitars, Emotion and Story Telling

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Why Foo Fighters “Sonic Highways” is a perfect example of great Content Marketing

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Jan 23, 2014 Ξ 1 comment

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

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I’m soon to embark on the exciting opportunity to play my electric guitar live with a band. Nothing out of the ordinary there you may think, but for me, this  Full Article »

Amazing Acoustic Playing – John Butler Trio
May 8, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Amazing Acoustic Playing – John Butler Trio

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I’m the first to hold my hand up and admit I’m in the dark when it comes to acoustic guitars and successful acoustic players, but I had to share this  Full Article »

Jeff Hanneman Tribute
May 4, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Jeff Hanneman Tribute

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor and Slayer fan: Jamie Guitar Jar Magazine pays tribute to influential Slayer guitarist, Jeff Hanneman.

Reusing Skateboards as Guitars
May 3, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Reusing Skateboards as Guitars

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Born in the ‘70s and growing up in the ‘80s means my youth was built on a solid foundation of The A-Team, The Goonies, Knight Rider and Airwolf. Along with  Full Article »

The Legend of The Klon Centaur
Apr 25, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

The Legend of The Klon Centaur

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Pedals for Hire Somewhere, hidden from sight of even the most expert eye, sits Lord Lucan astride mighty Red Rum with a  Full Article »

Using the Middle Position on a 3-Way Pickup Selector Switch
Apr 23, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Using the Middle Position on a 3-Way Pickup Selector Switch

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Using a twin humbucker guitar (such as a Les Paul, SG, PRS) may seem a simple task with regards to finding a tone that suits your genre, but don’t be  Full Article »

Mar 28, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Mike Dawes – Pure Guitar Talent

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There are many, many talented guitarists across the globe, some of which will (unfortunately) never break into the mainstream.

Mar 20, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

“I Know Kung Fu…”

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It’s a scene from the classic movie, The Matrix. The recently enlightened Neo (Keanu Reeves) has various skills/talents/abilities downloaded straight into his brain, one being the ability to instantly kick  Full Article »

Mar 18, 2013 Ξ 1 comment

Why is it difficult to find good guitar demos on YouTube?

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Pedals For Hire YouTube is alive with the sound of pedals. Anyone with a webcam and a bedroom can crank out demo  Full Article »

Choosing the right plectrum
Mar 11, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Choosing the right plectrum

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Ed Peczek It’s funny how the little things can make such a huge difference to your playing.  The little things in this  Full Article »

Mar 11, 2013 Ξ Leave a comment

Pedalboard updates using The GigRig Quartermaster 6

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I confess, I’ve been caught hook, line and sinker at the concept of using an increasing amount of effects pedals in your signal chain, will ultimately negatively impact your tone.

Scar Tissue – Inspiration for Creativity
May 10, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Scar Tissue – Inspiration for Creativity

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I’ve recently read “Scar Tissue” by Anthony Kiedis (frontman from the Red Hot Chili Peppers) and it’s inspired me to investigate the creative sources in our lives.

To shred or not to shred? That is the question…
Apr 24, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

To shred or not to shred? That is the question…

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A friend recently gave me a load of various guitar magazines from the 80’s and 90’s. Aside from the haircuts and fashion, it seems the topics that guitarists were discussing  Full Article »

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