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.

Brian K. Saunders
January 25, 2016

Nic Delisle of Island Instruments is a young builder in Montreal, Quebec, who produces a dizzying array of eye-catching instruments: electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitars and even a tiple....

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Harold Fethe
December 8, 2015

The first Fretboard Summit started at noon on a bright, crisp Pacific Coast Friday. Full of anticipation, people were introducing themselves to strangers before they left the parking lot.

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Alexa Peters
September 24, 2015

The first thing you notice is her voice. Singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy sounds both lilting and childlike, like some sort of cross between Joanna Newsom and Madeleine Peyroux. But Glaspy is...

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John Thomas
July 27, 2015

On July 25, 2015, President Barack Obama announced the publication of a proposed regulation that, if adopted, would ban “the sale of virtually all ivory across state lines,” with...

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Brian K. Saunders
July 13, 2015

When Seattle’s Eric Daw was just seven, he was gifted an electric guitar. The first thing he did was take it apart and put it back together to see how it worked. As time went on, he started...

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