Online Features

Online Features are articles written exclusively for fretboardjournal.com by our staff and writers. There isn’t room for everything in the magazine, so this is a place where you can read more about the things we love.

Jason Verlinde
September 18, 2014

After nearly ten years of publishing, the FJ has amassed quite an array of stories featuring iconic Martin guitars and Martin artists. We decided to partner with Martin to share some...

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Scott Krashan
September 3, 2014

Whether he’s building a traditional F-5 style mandolin or an innovative fanned-fret cittern, Andrew Mowry is known for his immaculate workmanship and the impressive tones he’s able to...

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Scott Krashan
August 14, 2014

In 1985, Tony Klassen drove to George Gruhn’s shop in Nashville with one purpose: to buy a fancy style 45 Martin. While perusing Gruhn’s shelves, he stumbled upon (and eventually...

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Adam Levy
August 13, 2014

Reno, Nevada, may be “The Biggest Little City in the World”—as an arching LED-lit sign across its main drag proclaims. The city is not, however, known as a hotbed of...

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David Roberts
August 11, 2014

“We play a lot of festivals,” said Adam Granduciel, the lead singer of The War on Drugs, midway through a scorching set that capped the first day at Pickathon 2014, “and out of...

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