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“But I want it to sound like a Marshall…”
Apr 5, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

“But I want it to sound like a Marshall…”

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With the recent passing of Jim Marshall, I thought I’d write a small tribute with regards to my guitar playing journey and my affection for Marshall Amplification.

Is it all about the thrill of the chase?
Feb 8, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Is it all about the thrill of the chase?

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This feature was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Pedals For Hire Long, long ago in a land far, far away, before council tax, Miranda Hart and X Factor (what a  Full Article »

Build Your Own Pedalboard
Feb 8, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Build Your Own Pedalboard

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This feature was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Pedals For Hire Have you ever been tempted to build your own board? Take your mishmash collection of pedals with all their  Full Article »

Feb 3, 2012 Ξ 4 comments

The Art of Guitar Body Paint Swirling

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Love it or hate it, the paint-swirl effect (often seen displayed on an Ibanez Jem) will catch your eye and ultimately cause you to blurt an opinion of sorts. If you’re  Full Article »

Dec 5, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Humidifying Your Acoustic Guitar

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Tips from Martin Guitar Co. about how to properly store and humidify your guitar.

Nov 28, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

An Evening at Bournemouth Folk Club

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Last night I visited Bournemouth Folk Club for the first time and I was absolutely blown away.

Nov 22, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Guitar.jar – Downloads

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Nov 19, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Effects Pedal Survival Guide by The GigRig

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Daniel Steinhardt is a bit of a legend. At Guitar Jar, we’re huge admirers of his work; not only of his excellent products, but also for his all round knowledge  Full Article »

Overdrive and Distortion Pedal Order
Nov 10, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Overdrive and Distortion Pedal Order

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In a recent feature from USA guitarist Chris Manning, he emphasised the importance of overdrive pedal ordering and placement. My question is; “Why?”.

Poem: Dog Eat Dog
Nov 9, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Poem: Dog Eat Dog

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Guitar Jar received an interesting email today. One of our readers, “Andrew S”, felt inspired to write an email specifically for Guitar Jar readers to enjoy; reflecting on his experiences  Full Article »

Performing in a Tribute Band
Nov 7, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Performing in a Tribute Band

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Being a guitarist in a tribute band is daunting. Not only do you need to nail the chops of some of rock ‘n roll’s greatest axe-slingers, you also need to  Full Article »

Second Coming: The Stone Roses best album?
Oct 31, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Second Coming: The Stone Roses best album?

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The Stone Roses have announced they’ve reunited for a string of live performances and a possible third album.

Oct 31, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Unusual Guitars

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Have you ever considered making your own guitar? If the answer is yes, have you ever considered crafting one from a Millennium Falcon?

Sucked in by Branding & Merchandise
Oct 19, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Sucked in by Branding & Merchandise

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I love playing guitar. I equally love Everton Football Club. Look what I discovered…

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