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EP Review: “Beginning of the End; Genesis” by La Fin Absolute du Monde
May 25, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

EP Review: “Beginning of the End; Genesis” by La Fin Absolute du Monde

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La Fin Absolute du Monde are one of the most interesting bands I’ve come across to come out of the USA. Their latest EP, “Beginning of the End; Genesis” finds  Full Article »

EP Review: “Thought and Memory” by Rick Jones
Dec 19, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

EP Review: “Thought and Memory” by Rick Jones

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“Thought and Memory” is the latest EP offering from Jersey based singer/songwriter Rick Jones.

How should we be listening?
Dec 12, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

How should we be listening?

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This article was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Caroline Bell Is there an art to listening? Guest writer Caroline Bell takes us through her personal experience of listening to music,  Full Article »

Nov 14, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Gig Review: Rob Halligan, Wimborne, Dorset

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Coventry based Rob Halligan is an award winning international singer/songwriter. Guitar Jar catches him in Wimborne, Dorset, UK.

Album review: Dandelions by Kaz Simmons
Oct 28, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Album review: Dandelions by Kaz Simmons

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Kaz Simmons (@KazSimmons) is an exquisite British singer-songwriter who’s been performing from an early age.

Album review: The Knowledge of Things to Come by Simon Little
Jul 11, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Album review: The Knowledge of Things to Come by Simon Little

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Imagine recording an album live solely with a bass guitar, effects unit and a looper device – with no additional overdubs. Yep, sounds like a challenge, but it’s a challenge that  Full Article »

Jul 8, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

DVD Review: John Abercrombie & Greg Osby – Solos The Jazz Sessions

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Jazz – often seen as “music without walls”. This DVD is no exception. If you like your music to think “outside of the box” , look no further than the  Full Article »

EP Review: High Society by The Frequency
May 27, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

EP Review: High Society by The Frequency

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The Frequency consists of two musicians featured previously on Guitar Jar; Austyn Brown and Dan Hammond-Smith. Over the past 12 months, they’ve joined forces to create The Frequency – an  Full Article »

DVD Review: Charlie Hunter – Solos The Jazz Sessions
Mar 17, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

DVD Review: Charlie Hunter – Solos The Jazz Sessions

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Think you’re a good guitarist? Well, you may just want to down tools and watch the “Charlie Hunter – Solos Jazz Sessions” DVD to evaluate just how “good” you are…

DVD Review: Cast a Long Shadow
Mar 10, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

DVD Review: Cast a Long Shadow

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Cast a Long Shadow captures a tribute gig to the late Joe Strummer, recorded at the Key Club, Los Angeles in December 2007.

Mar 8, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Album Review: Collapse Into Now by REM

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I’ve been a fan of REM for as long as I can remember – at the tender age of 11, my classroom tutor played me “Stand” and the rest they  Full Article »

Album Review: The Driftwood LP by Tony Haven
Feb 2, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Album Review: The Driftwood LP by Tony Haven

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The Driftwood LP is an instrumental offering from acoustic lap-tapping guitarist, Tony Haven.

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

Album Review: Eden by Rick Jones

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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.

Album Review: Evolution Creatio EX Nihilio by Enochian Theory
Oct 8, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Album Review: Evolution Creatio EX Nihilio by Enochian Theory

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Enochian Theory (pronounced E-KNOW-KEY-AN) is a Portsmouth based progressive rock/metal band. Having formed in 2004 and spending the last five years working extremely hard in promoting their own material, they  Full Article »

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