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By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Interview: Örn Custom Guitars – The Ice Man Cometh

Gunnar Örn Sigurðsson has been making Orn Custom Guitars by hand in Reykjavík, Iceland for over 20 years, and his ‘dipping process’ is a concept he claims is a first in the art of guitar building. Lars Mullen More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Ones to Watch: Boy Azooga

Boy Azooga’s Davey Newington is a man with much musical pedigree. Here he tells Sam Roberts how it all started, from orchestral upbringings to Phoebe from Friends… When Davey Newington tells us of the influences More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Tesseract’s James Monteith Talks Guitar

Darran Charles of Godsticks sits down with the Tesseract guitarist to talk guitars, digital modellers and more. sweeneysphotography.com In the last five years, progressive metal has moved to the forefront of More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part Five

She’s going to be a beauty. But there are still a few steps until we’re strumming away. Huw Price is bound up in dots and slots as he continues work on our Martin guitar kit… While other projects have More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Ones To Watch: Blair Dunlop

As the son of a folk legend Blair Dunlop’s foray into music was not without pedigree, but he’s more than earned his stripes since. He talks to Sam Roberts about Duo Jets and five-a-side football… “There More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Talkbox: Wilko Johnson

The former Dr Feelgood rhythm king on Teles, jelly babies, determined expressions and avoiding on-stage karate… Photograph by Simon Reed 1. I couldn’t live without my… “I use a Fender Wilko Johnson Telecaster. More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 1: The 12-Bar Blues

In this first lesson in our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge explains the classic 12-bar blues and shows you how you can take three chords and get your blues playing kick started… If you’re More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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Fender announces offset left-handed special run

Fender has revealed left-handed Jaguar, Jazzmaster and Mustang models and a paisley Telecaster exclusively for Europe The resurgence of offset guitars in 2018 continues into the left-handed market with Fender More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Chorus

It’s been a studio staple since the 70s, but the chorus effect is seriously back in vogue. Dan Orkin looks at a 10-strong choir of the most popular chorus pedals on Reverb.com… In this month’s instalment of More...