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June 28, 2020

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Tags: Great Fingerstyle Guitarists

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Categories: Blog, Guitar Hub

3 Great Fingerstyle Guitarists and What Makes Them So Special!   It’s not always easy to make a list like this with so many great fingerstyle guitarists to choose from around the world. To make it a little easier, we’ve narrowed it down to just three of the world’s best fingerstyle guitarists in no particular […]

July 30, 2019

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Categories: Blog, Guitar Hub

Repair log – EBAY purchase, Daphne Blue ‘Stratocaster’ assembled from parts. Owner – James Stratton, London Guitar Academy, 07957 230354, info@londonguitaracademy.com Purchased for £500, estimated parts value £889.21 © Terry Relph-Knight 09/05/19 Weight =  3.5kg or  7.72lbs. An EBAY purchase Stratocaster style guitar, presumably assembled by the EBAY seller, from various bits. It is not […]

April 25, 2019

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Tags: Gibson Goldtop

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Categories: Blog, Guitar Hub

Repair log – 2009 Gibson Goldtop Traditional Les Paul SN 00939030, made Nashville USA. Owner – James Stratton, London Guitar Academy, 07957 230354, info@londonguitaracademy.com Current value range – £1,104 to £1,499 in excellent condition (but with original pickups)  Purchased used for £1,000, Weight = 4.3Kg, 9.48lbs  © Terry Relph-Knight 23/03/19 Received with a Gibson hard […]

Back to Basics: Counting Rhythm Hey guys, Dan here again with another mind-boggling article for y’all to wrap your ears/eyes/whatever around. Up to now, I’ve mostly done either gear based posts, or intermediate to advanced music stuff and something has occurred to me; what about the beginners? What about those brave rockers who are just […]

Acoustic Techniques: How to Rock Unplugged Ah the acoustic guitar: a campfires best friend. Servant to the troubadour, and sufferer of the Wonderwall covers. Its safe to say that acoustic guitar certainly has a lot of negative press going for it. Well not necessarily negative, just not cool. The electric guitar has chunky riffs, picks […]

5 Pedals or Less: How to Sound Like Dave Gilmour Back at it again, the hunt for tone never ends. Speaking from personal experience, furthering my understanding of tone has simultaneously been one of the most rewarding and frustrating experiences of my life. On the one hand, finally cracking one of my favourite guitar player’s […]

Tips to Learn Songs Faster On Guitar So you’ve been practicing and working hard on your instrument. The hours you’ve invested into mastering your craft are starting to pay off and you’ve decide to take the plunge and learn that song you’ve always dreamt of being able to play. However, you might find that despite […]

Practice tips for guitar Practise Practise Practise! That’s the advice given to us by countless teachers, parents and other musicians to reach our goals, and it’s correct. But it’s often difficult to know how to divide our time efficiently when we practise and what we need to do to improve and make the most of […]

Picking Styles When it comes to picking on the guitar, there are a wide variety of techniques at our disposal to achieve the effect we’re looking for. Certain picking techniques suit specific genres and others can be applied pretty much across the board. It can be easy to get caught up learning the actual notes […]