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
April 22, 2014

Whether due to financial shortcomings, boredom, space constraints or restlessness, every guitarist has a tale of the “one that got away,” an instrument that we should have held onto,...

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Jason Verlinde
April 21, 2014

In one of our most comprehensive interviews to date, Ry Cooder sits down with the FJ for an exhaustive (26 page long) interview and exclusive photo shoot. We start at the very beginning...

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Jason Verlinde
March 10, 2014

To many, the ultra-rare guitars, mandolins and steels built by Paul A. Bigsby in the late ‘40s and ‘50s are some of the most important electric instruments ever made. Though most...

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Jason Verlinde
January 29, 2014

Until the very end, Pete Seeger was thinking about music and his fans.

Last August, Sacramento music lover and self-proclaimed “jamvangelist” Kim Alexander sent the then 93-year...

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Michael John Simmons
January 23, 2014

The sprawling 'Intégrale Django Reinhardt, Volumes 1 through 20' (Frémeaux et Associés) is a massive, amazing tribute to Django Reinhardt's life. 

The...

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