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Never Going Back Again

I’ve been learning to play Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac as an exercise in learning some travis-picking. Great song from the amazing guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham. Sounds like a simple song, but the alternating picking technique and timing changes are quite the challenge for lowly man-cave guitarist like me! The plan is to then…

Pickups

Pickup Primer

Came across this primer series on guitar pickups on Reverb.com and thought it would be great to link on the blog – written by veteran all-things-guitar author, Dave Hunter. Enjoy…it’s educational! The market for pickups is booming. Never before have guitarists had so many great designs available to them, whether they’re looking to recapture the…

Sanguine Hum - Now We Have Power

Now We Have Power album review

Cat loving Don, a stick of butter and an Idiot’s Guide to Metaphysics…what more could you want in an album? It seems apt to quote Douglas Adams, ‘I may not of gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be…‘ Enjoy. Courtesy of Progreport.com By Thomas…

Unspoken Expression

“The guitar is basically a vehicle to be able to express feelings of anxiety, feelings of anger, feelings of passion, feelings of love, feelings of excitement, feelings of violence, feelings of sex…all of these kinds of emotions are, for me, very well expressed through the guitar”. SLASH

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Never Going Back Again

I’ve been learning to play Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac as an exercise in learning some travis-picking. Great song from the amazing guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham. Sounds like a simple song, but the alternating picking technique and timing changes are quite the challenge for lowly man-cave guitarist like me! The plan is to then…

Pickups

Pickup Primer

Came across this primer series on guitar pickups on Reverb.com and thought it would be great to link on the blog – written by veteran all-things-guitar author, Dave Hunter. Enjoy…it’s educational! The market for pickups is booming. Never before have guitarists had so many great designs available to them, whether they’re looking to recapture the…

Sanguine Hum - Now We Have Power

Now We Have Power album review

Cat loving Don, a stick of butter and an Idiot’s Guide to Metaphysics…what more could you want in an album? It seems apt to quote Douglas Adams, ‘I may not of gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be…‘ Enjoy. Courtesy of Progreport.com By Thomas…

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Never Going Back Again

I’ve been learning to play Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac as an exercise in learning some travis-picking. Great song from the amazing guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham. Sounds like a simple song, but the alternating picking technique and timing changes are quite the challenge for lowly man-cave guitarist like me! The plan is to then…

Pickup Primer

Came across this primer series on guitar pickups on Reverb.com and thought it would be great to link on the blog – written by veteran all-things-guitar author, Dave Hunter. Enjoy…it’s educational! The market for pickups is booming. Never before have guitarists had so many great designs available to them, whether they’re looking to recapture the…

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Never Going Back Again

I’ve been learning to play Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac as an exercise in learning some travis-picking. Great song from the amazing guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham. Sounds like a simple song, but the alternating picking technique and timing changes are quite the challenge for lowly man-cave guitarist like me! The plan is to then…

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Tom Petty 1982

Tom Petty & Rickenbacker 12′s

After the sad news that Tom Petty had passed away this week, Reverb have released an interview that…

Gregg Allman in 1975

Play it again Gregg

Play it again Gregg

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V for Victory…

Here’s an interesting little article on Gibson’s Flying V guitar, part of the Modernistic range in an attempt to keep up with Fender and their space age Strat. Designed and named by pickup guru, Seth Lover, the V never quite took off… https://reverb.com/news/gibsons-failed-modernist-experiment-the-origins-of-the-flying-v

This is heavy…

Marty McFly for sale on eBay…well ok, not Marty but a very cool Chiquita travel guitar like the one he blows up the amp with at the start of the film. http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/222593978735?_mwBanner=1

Selmer

Peter Green and Jeff Beck bought Les Pauls there. John McLaughlin worked there. Paul Kossoff worked there. Tony Hatch worked there. Eric Clapton bought his 335 there. Jimmy Page bought his first Les Paul there. Steve Howe bought his 175 there. Where? The Selmer shop. If you were a player or a budding player based…

Nashville guitar spotting

Guitar spotting on latest season of Nashville and saw Avery with a Gibson 335, Deacon with a L00 I think, and Gunnar playing a Country Western – not a Martin in sight!

The slow death of the electric guitar

The slow death of the electric guitar Maybe this is a spoiler, but don’t worry, the guitar will be saved by Taylor Swift…

Bzzzzzzzz…….

Bzzzzzzz…..1984 factory finish as a tribute to EVH. One of the product shot images coming soon to GOV.

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