Lounge Amps – Compact Amps For The Home Musician

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Amps which prove bigger isn’t always better… There’s a lot to be said for guitarist’s use of ever more powerful, ever louder amplifiers. Just as a Citroen 2CV would do a perfectly reasonable job of getting you to and from the shops to pick up your paper, the whole process would be much more exciting… Read More

London Grammar Guitarist Dan Rothman Joins Farida Roster

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The Farida endorsee roster has expanded again, with London Grammar guitarist Dan Rothman! The words, ‘the next big thing’ are used with desperate regularity in the music industry. Every six months (at least), a new band is being touted with this accolade, but the hype generally outstrips their talent. Very occasionally, however, an act appears… Read More

Staying Motivated When You Learn To Play Guitar

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If you want to learn to play guitar, motivation is key – here are some tips to help you stay focused on the goal The first few weeks after you begin to learn to play guitar, are very exciting. You have a great new instrument, and you are taking the first steps towards emulating your… Read More

Second New Bombay Bicycle Club Song ‘Luna’ Unveiled

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A Second New Single By Bombay Bicycle Club from forthcoming album, ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’ is revealed Following the release of ‘Carry Me’, and its astonishing interactive video, you’d think Jack, Jamie and the rest of the band be happy to let this dramatic musical change, and technological achievement sink in with its army… Read More

New Bombay Bicycle Club Single Launched With Interactive Video

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New Bombay Bicycle Club Single, ‘Carry Me’, is here with an incredible interactive video A new Bombay Bicycle Club single has been launched, the first since 2012’s ‘Beg’. The band has been busy writing and recording the follow-up to their last album, ‘A Different Kind Of Fix’, and this new single is the first hint… Read More

Glowing Review For The Farida James Morrison

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Acoustic Magazine has just published a very impressive review for the Farida James Morrison guitar The Farida Artist Designed range has produced some incredible instruments since its inception. Frank Turner has been touring his extensively, as has Sam Halliday, Steve Rothery, Freddie Cowan, Murph and the guys from Bombay Bicycle Club. One of the instruments… Read More

New Jon Kenzie Album ‘Sing A Little Higher’ Released

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This week sees the launch of the new Jon Kenzie Album ‘Sing A Little Higher’, where he explores a more intimate palette… It’s been a while since we heard from Jon Kenzie. The last news from his musical camp was that he and his band were holed up in a studio in Dorset, recording the… Read More

Win A Farida Sam Halliday In NME

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You could win a limited edition Farida Sam Halliday guitar in this week’s NME! You might have already gathered that The Vaccines’ Freddie Cowan is pretty pleased with his Farida Signature mode, the GNA TV. He’s been playing it extensively since he received it earlier this year, including during the band’s blistering set at Glastonbury… Read More

New Wombats Single – ‘Your Body Is A Weapon’

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There’s a new Wombats single coming imminently, and to celebrate, you can get a Farida Wombats at a great price! An all new Wombats single was announced last week, the first new material from the Liverpool band since 2011’s ‘A Modern Glitch’. ‘Your Body Is A Weapon’ is set for release on the 2nd October,… Read More

Best Electric Guitars Under £300 – Choices For The Individualist

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Not everyone wants to follow the pack, so here are some of the best electric guitars under £300 for those who take a different path… It’s pretty incredible that the most popular electric guitars today are some of the first ever built, and these have remained pretty much unchanged to this day. The reason? Well,… Read More