Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 4: Turnarounds

In the fourth part of his essential guide to the blues, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge gets turned around… Last time we looked at some new chords you can throw into your 12-bar blue rhythms to spice up the sound. This lesson we will be looking at turnarounds. A turnaround is something that typically happens over the last 2 bars of the progression or sometimes More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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All You Need To Know About The London International Guitar Show

Following the success of the inaugural South of England Guitar Show in 2016, the rebranded London International Guitar Show looks set to further its appeal to the wider public. Josh Gardner gets the skinny from More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Vintage Bench Test: 1950 Fender Broadcaster – Broadcast Quality

The roots may be showing on this old blonde, but it sure can sing. Huw Price surfs the airwaves with one of Fender’s first guitars: a 1950 Broadcaster… In the event you are unfamiliar with the story, the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Ones To Watch: George Glew

George Glew has gone from obscurity to over 2 million streams in two years. The Bristolian tells Sam Roberts about his rapid rise, from playing Cort S-types to sharing a manager with Lana Del Rey… George Glew’s More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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All About… Seth Lover

The PAF is one of the all-time great guitar pickups, but the Gibson employee responsible for it also designed legendary amplifiers, the Maestro fuzz pedal and much more. Huw Price profiles the pickup guru’s pickup More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Talking Shop: Pinegrove Leather – Northern Powerhouse

Pinegrove Leather is a name that most guitar players wouldn’t have heard of 12 months ago, but the Yorkshire-based boutique strap maker has a burgeoning reputation for hand-crafting some of the most interesting More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Talking Shop: Monty’s Guitars – The Full Monty

Matt Gleeson of Monty’s Guitars is famed for his spectacular sounding PAF replicas, but repair and setup work is also a staple of his West London workshop. And now you can learn from the Matt-ster as Gleeson has More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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In Pictures: Gardiner Houlgate Guitar Auction, September 2018

The next Guitar Auctions at Gardiner Houlgate takes place on September 12th & 13th, 2018. Take a look at some of the incredible examples available below, including George Harrison’s 1963 Maton Mastersound. More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 3: Chord Extensions

In the third part of his essential guide to the blues, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge gets a shuffle… In the last instalment we looked at turning a few simple chords into a fully-fledged blues shuffle. Now that you’re More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Slide maestro Ariel Posen releases debut single, Fade

Fade is the debut single from Ariel Posen, famed for his work with Juno award-winning band The Bros Landreth

. It should come as no surprise that Ariel Posen’s debut single features truly exquisite slide More...