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The latest music news from your favourite guitarists and bands.

Quick Questions With Rozu

Quick Questions With Rozu

Rozu, a post-hardcore band from Denver, are currently taking the scene by storm. David Sundine took the time to speak to me for the latest Quick Questions. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
Meet The Makers – Balaguer Guitars

Meet The Makers – Balaguer Guitars

I know how many of you are gear nerds, so with Meet The Makers I speak to the people behind the brands try to get to know them better.

This week, I speak to Joe Balaguer from Balaguer Guitars. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
Martin Bisi Announces BC35: Volume Two

Martin Bisi Announces BC35: Volume Two

Almost one year to the day after the release of acclaimed album BC35: The 35th Anniversary of BC Studio, producer Martin Bisi and Italian label Bronson Recordings will release the followup: BC35: Volume Two.
April 19th, the album will be released in vinyl, CD, and digital formats. Pre-order, here:

Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
Quick Questions With LoveSick Radio

Quick Questions With LoveSick Radio

Bringing together a distinctive blend of unapologetic rock guitar, coupled with pop melodies and a little hip-hop swagger, LoveSick Radio have created a fresh sound all their own.

I caught up with David, Glenn and Matt B to ask them the Guitar Noodle Quick Questions. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
Quick Questions With The King Of Mars

Quick Questions With The King Of Mars

Take some rock, mix it with funk, sprinkle in some jazz and soul. What do you get? The King Of Mars.

This is one band you definitely need to check out!

The King Of Mars

I caught up with John Bruner (guitar & vocals) and JJ Frale (bass) to ask them the Guitar Noodle Quick Questions. Here’s what they had to say. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
Quick Questions With Pedro Sá

Quick Questions With Pedro Sá

Pedro Sá is a Portuguese guitar player and founder of the project Saephe.
Saephe, founded in 2008, use The History of Portugal as the main theme for their music.

Quick Questions

1. Who inspired you to start playing?
Metallica, Megadeth & Running Wild Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
5 Ways Your Social Life Will Improve By Learning To Play The Guitar

5 Ways Your Social Life Will Improve By Learning To Play The Guitar

Playing the guitar has huge social benefits.

Don't believe me? Read on

Jam Time

If your social life is lacking then turning up at a jam night is the perfect antidote. You'll find yourself in a room full of like-minded people who will become instant friends. Nothing brings people together like music so a room full of strangers instantly become buddies.

Form A Band

Forming a band takes things a step further. If you find the right people you

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Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News
Is It Time To Retire The Valve Amp?

Is It Time To Retire The Valve Amp?

Valve amps have ruled the guitar world for so long, it seems impossible to imagine them not being the number one choice for a great tone. But as Bob Dylan said, “The times, they are a-changin”.

Amp modellers used to be a compromise. Not sounding as good as the real thing but infinitely more practical. Often the target for tone bashing on guitar forums, they were seen as a joke by many who ignored the fact that you could actually get some pretty decent tones out of them. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Guitar Discussion, Music News