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Paperback Writer riff. The Beatles

Paperback Writer riff. The Beatles

| June 12, 2015 | 3 Comments

Paperback Writer riff. So here’s another classic Beatles intro for you to learn. The majority of them are instantly recognisable, so we won’t tell you that this is the case for Paperback Writer – although it is!!!!! This natty melody is based around the G minor chord shape barred on the 3rd fret and is […]

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Bitch Straps review

Bitch Straps review

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bitch Straps review The one essential requirement about playing a guitar at a gig is comfort. This is where a top quality strap comes in and we found it with Bitch Straps. Not only have did we find a durable, comfortable, hard-wearing strap, but one that allows you to adjust the length with ease to […]

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Guitar Tone Control. Playing Live

Guitar Tone Control. Playing Live

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Guitar Tone Control For all guitar players playing in our rooms at home, experimenting with sounds and imitating our heroes is a unique experience, creating our own little world that consists only of us and our instrument. For many, but not all guitar players, there will come a stage where we must step out of […]

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The Freshman Apollo. Your Second Guitar: ?

The Freshman Apollo. Your Second Guitar: ?

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Freshman Apollo. So, we were at Namm, and one of the first stands we visited was Freshman Guitars. The aesthetics, quality and sounds of these guitars is very impressive. Plus the passion and enthusiasm of the Freshman team really make these guitars stand out. Andy just had to play one (in fact he played […]

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Ravenswood 12 String Electric. Review

Ravenswood 12 String Electric. Review

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ravenswood 12 String Electric The first time this writer heard the chime and jangle of Roger McGuinn’s Rickenbacker 12 string on “Mr. Tambourine Man,” the hair stood up on the back of my neck. I became an unabashed fan of 12 string electric guitars, and remain so to this day. The success of the Rick […]

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Luke Sharples Guitars: Re-Inventing the Steel

Luke Sharples Guitars: Re-Inventing the Steel

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Luke Sharples Guitars Let’s start at the beginning. Well, not the very beginning, but with the inception of the steel-strung acoustic guitar in the United States: the acoustics’ spiritual beginning. C.F.Martin, The Larson Brothers, George Washburn, Orville Gibson, Bob Taylor and everyone in-between (who, by the way, are too numerous to list) set about sculpting […]

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gTAR Review

gTAR Review

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

gTAR Review So, can anyone can play the guitar; right? The guys at incidentgtar.com believe so and have taken away the frustration of learning all the basics and enduring painful practice sessions by introducing the Gtar, which was another Kickstarter success, raising enough money to develop and market this neat little package. It is also […]

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NAMM Special: Minarik Guitars

NAMM Special: Minarik Guitars

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Minarik Guitars If you want to see something outrageous that combines edge of your seat designs with flamboyance and creativity, a Minarik custom guitar could well be for you. To be fair, as soon as we saw the racks of multi-shaped, multi-dimensional, multi coloured rack of guitars, we weren’t really bothered about the sound – […]

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Roadie Tuner. NAMM Special

Roadie Tuner. NAMM Special

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Roadie Tuner Following another successful Kickstart campaign that has help fund over 2 years of research and development, June 2014 sees the production of a piece of kit that will not only wind your strings when replacing them, but also tune your guitar (or any other instrument with machine head tuning pegs) and, unbelievably, let […]

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Bohemian Guitars. NAMM Special

Bohemian Guitars. NAMM Special

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bohemian Guitars Want to read about something funky that is yet another brilliant Kickstarter product? Well look no further than Bohemian Guitars, who successfully funded their project to create fully functional guitars made from oil cans and recycled spare parts from other guitars. Based out of Georgia, the guys at Bohemian Guitars took their inspiration […]

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