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Jun 22, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Daniel Steinhardt (The GigRig) Interview

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In a recent interview on Guitar Jar, guitarist Stuart Garrard (One Sonic Society, Delirious?) mentioned the use of the GigRig Pro 14 switching unit. Guitar Jar uncovers the man behind  Full Article »

Jun 18, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Stu G Interview

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The latest “15 questions” feature is with British guitarist Stuart Garrard (aka Stu G). For those of you who may not have heard of Stu G, he has been the  Full Article »

Jun 15, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Steve Perry Interview

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The latest “15 questions” feature is with Karmine guitarist Steve Perry. Karmine have been causing a stir across the south coast of England recently with their refreshing melodic material. Guitar  Full Article »

Guitars not often associated with iconic players
Jun 14, 2010 Ξ 1 comment

Guitars not often associated with iconic players

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I guess we’re all influenced to some degree by our “guitar heroes”. You know the drill: many Hendrix/SRV/Gallagher enthusiasts aquire a Fender Stratocaster. Angus fans will promptly purchase a Gibson  Full Article »

Mystery Shopper: PMT in Bristol
Jun 13, 2010 Ξ 10 comments

Mystery Shopper: PMT in Bristol

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I was recently made aware of the new PMT store in Bristol by a tweet posted by Total Guitar magazine. After Googling the location of the store, it turned out  Full Article »

Mystery shopper: Vintage and Rare Guitars in London
Jun 7, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Mystery shopper: Vintage and Rare Guitars in London

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The first Guitar Jar Mystery Shopper feature takes place at the world famous Vintage & Rare Guitars store in London. Whenever I travel to the Capital for work, I always  Full Article »

Thoughts on the BBC TV series “I’m in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band!”
Jun 6, 2010 Ξ 3 comments

Thoughts on the BBC TV series “I’m in a Rock ‘n’ Roll Band!”

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I’m absolutely sold by most “rockumentary” programmes, whether it’s talking about the hippies living in Laurel Canyon or Metallica recording the “Black Album”, I’m not too fussed. I just love  Full Article »

Steve Coates Interview
Jun 3, 2010 Ξ 5 comments

Steve Coates Interview

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The latest “15 questions” feature focuses on Bournemouth based guitarist Steve Coates who’s currently juggling his time between playing the guitar in the Bournemouth live music scene and being a  Full Article »

Basement Studio Interview
Jun 2, 2010 Ξ 2 comments

Basement Studio Interview

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Basement Studio is a new rehearsal room & recording studio situated in Wimborne, Dorset (30 minutes away from Bournemouth). Guitar Jar caught up with Basement Studio manager Brian Oliver who  Full Article »

Jun 2, 2010 Ξ 5 comments

How do you grab the attention of the crowd?

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So, you’re mid-way through a gig and your band mates are looking to you ensure the gig goes down in legendary status. What are you going to do? Shred as  Full Article »

Traynor YGM-3 Guitar Mate Amplifier Modification
Jun 1, 2010 Ξ Leave a comment

Traynor YGM-3 Guitar Mate Amplifier Modification

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In relation to an earlier post reviewing an early 1970’s Traynor YGM-3 Guitar Mate, I came across an interesting set of videos on YouTube of how you can modify the  Full Article »

Guitar Jar has launched!
May 20, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

Guitar Jar has launched!

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OK, so I’m a frustrated musician.

I’m frustrated that I haven’t played either the new or old Wembley Stadium. I’m frustrated that I haven’t got £1500 to go out and blow on a Marshall Stack. I’m frustrated because I just don’t simply have enough time to practice or play as much guitar as I’d like (mainly due to work & family commitments), and when I do finally get time, my Mrs wants to sit and chat about her day, whilst all the time all I’m thinking is “Please, please, please be quiet, and let me play my guitar!”.

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