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
December 9, 2013

For live music fans in Seattle, the weekend of December 6-9, 2013 was an embarrassment of riches: Pearl Jam played an epic, three-hour concert at Key Arena on Friday; Saturday included shows with...

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Scott Krashan
November 25, 2013

Though he may not be a household name, Stephen Stratton has been immersed in the guitarmaking industry for several years. Upon graduating from Roberto-Venn School of...

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Scott Krashan
October 7, 2013

Our latest Bench Press features Damon Smith from Portland, Oregon. Smith has been building off-and-on for almost 20 years. As of late, he's been focusing on building guitars out of reclaimed...

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Jason Verlinde
October 4, 2013

Over the years, I’ve attended bluegrass festivals on college campuses, in four-star hotels, convention centers and in State Parks, but the setting for Freshgrass – the gorgeous...

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David McCarty
October 4, 2013

When the 19-foot bronze statue of local hero and city founder Sir Walter Raleigh appeared with a five-string banjo draped casually over his shoulder, it could mean only one thing for Raleigh,...

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