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Riff Of The Week 6 Jonathan Wilson – Desert Raven From collaborations with Tom Morello, Crosby, Stills and Nash and The Doobie Brothers, its obvious that Jonathan Wilson can hold his own on a guitar. Originating in North Carolina, Wilson’s music is the sweet spot between Folk and Psychedlic, and perhaps that is most evident […]

Riff Of The Week 5 Paperhouse – Can Can were unprecedented, a product of post second world war Germany, where the youth felt it necessary to distance themselves as far as possible from previous generations – and seemingly much like there generation in other countries, they turned to psychedelics and primiscious behaviour. However, unlike their […]

En Melody – Serge Gainsbourg. History has been kind to the music and art of Serge Gainsbourg. The French singer songwriter is seen as a cult figure with boundless influence stretching into the diverse worlds of Jazz, Rock and Roll, Disco, Electronic and Funk music. Undoubtedly his most impressive ‘Guitar’ track is ‘En Melody‘ which […]

Riff Of The Week 3 Only Shallow – My Bloody Valentine He often flies under the radar, unmentioned in the conversations of ‘ground breaking guitarists’, However Kevin Shields of My Blood Valentine deserves to be counted, through various sonic experimentation has crafted a style, sound and genre that is entirely unique. This is Shoegaze folks. […]

Riff of the Week Welcome to London Guitar Academy – RIFFS OF THE WEEK BLACK BAT LICORICE – JACK WHITE Jack White has become sort of a modern guitar icon, referencing the past and time travelling it forward to the ears of the future, a traditional blues spaceman if you while, and this is part of the […]