First look – Ogre Guitars Magnox-M1

18. August 2015

Elation – The Streetbrothers

16. Juni 2015

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Elation (Berka) – The Streetbrothers

Martin Berka – vocals, bass, hand claps

Hannu Seppä – guitars, hand claps

Timo Raita – keyboards, hand claps

Anssi Lehtivuori – drums, percussion, hand claps

Recorded at Viherlaakson Bändipaja (thanks, guys, for the great job you did) and The Closet (vocals).


„Just one more!“ – Living with G.A.S.

8. Juni 2015

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Just one more…pleeeeeeze!

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We’ve all seen the memes on social media, haven’t we? And let’s be honest – there’s plenty of truth in them!

Many – if not most – of us guitarists seem to have an annoying tendency to want to amass a wide selection of instruments and/or effect pedals and/or guitar amps for personal use. This gear lust, which often leads to crammed living conditions, empty pockets, and considerable trouble with our significant other, is generally known as Gear Acquisition Syndrome, colloquially shortened to G.A.S. (or GAS).

It seems that GAS has become ever more prevalent over the last couple of (or three) decades, but the roots of this problem reach as far back as popular music and the advent of mass media.

MM2015 – Schecter USA Sunset Custom

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G.A.S. through the decades

The early days

Gibson Nick Lucas Signature

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly the onset of GAS, but many people would agree that Gibson’s

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John Legend -Cover – „All of me“

4. Juni 2015

„All of me“ by Milos Berka


Fuzz Guitar Show 2015 – meet the Fab Finns

11. Mai 2015

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Fuzz 2015 – from the top

The Fuzz Guitar Show 2015 in Gothenburg (Sweden) runs May 9th and 10th, 2015.

Four Finnish brands garnered considerable interest at the show:

Fuzz 2015 – Lottonen 1

Juha Lottonen and Juha Rinne (Lottonen Guitars) are fast becoming the go-to guys for small-bodied Folk and Blues guitars off the beaten path.
Lottonen Guitars mostly use alder (!) for their necks, as well as birch for many of their backs and sides.

Fuzz 2015 – Lottonen 2

Lottonen employ different bracing patterns and bridge designs to achieve a multitude of different guitar timbres.

Eric Bibb is the most famous Lottonen user.

Fuzz 2015 – Lottonen 3

Fingerstylists and Blues-pickers simply can’t get enough of the Lottonen tone.

Fuzz 2015 – Tyyster 1

Tyyster Guitars‚ dynamic duo and their mouth-watering metal-bodied guitars.

Fuzz 2015 – Tyyster 3

Ville Tyyster brought along an unfinished guitar to give you an idea of what goes into the making of a Tyyster Pelti.

Fuzz 2015 – Tyyster 2

Tyyster’s clear lines and cool colours whet your appetite. Their playability and sound will make…

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Morley M2 Passive Volume, Wah + Wah Volume

10. April 2015

Kitarablogi’s „Book of Guitars Volume 2“ – iBooks-version out now!

2. April 2015

Kitarablogi.com – Finland's premier Guitar and Bass blog

BoGVol2 – cover

Download your FREE Apple iBooks-version of Kitarablogi’s brand-new electronic book using this link:

Kitarablogi’s Book of Guitars 2

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An Android-compatible PDF-version will be released in early May.

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BoGVol2 – cover

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Kitarablogi’s Book of Guitars 2

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Android-yhteensopiva PDF-versio ilmestyy toukokuun alussa.

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