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In this day and age, there is a whole array of available guitar effects pedals out there. Some of them are more popular than others, but some are so obscure that you rarely even see them being used. It just so happens that some of these outcasts are the most useful tools a guitar player […]

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The GuitarFella Team

Stefan Arbuckle
The Electric Guitar Guy
Stefan Arbuckle
  • Playing guitars for over 8 years.
  • Worked as a manager in a local guitar shop for 5 years.
  • In love with his SGS from the first day he bought it.
  • Passionate about helping people find the right gear.
  • Loves helping beginners get their feet wet with their first guitar.
  • Considers himself a great guitar teacher, and spends a lot of time improving his technique.
Johnas Curren
The Acoustic Guitar Guy
Johnas Curren
  • Worked as a solo performer for 6 years. Also considers himself a great singer and songwriter.
  • Owns a small recording studio in NY.
  • Would pick a Taylor over a Martin anyday (personal preference).
  • Co-founder of a private guitar lessons school.
  • Author of “Stop Wasting Your Time, Learn Guitar!”
Sally Phillips
The Social Media Manager
Sally Phillips
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree program in music management.
  • Engaged with the music industry since she was 19 years old.
  • Currently works as an event promoter in San Diego.
  • Thinks that the music industry is far from reaching its potential.
  • Loving mother of 3 kids. All of them play the guitar!
Steven Junga
The Guitar Effects Guy
Steven Junga
  • A guru when it comes to modifying audio related electronic circuits.
  • Strong believer that you are missing out on a lot of options if you do not have a good pedal board.
  • Works as a guitar tutor in a music school.
  • Constantly works on improving his grounding and shielding technique.
  • Spends way too much on guitar amplifiers.
Mile Bradford
The Classic Guitar Guy
Mile Bradford
  • Playing nylon-stringed instruments since the beginning of time.
  • Born in USA, worked for more than 20 years as a local guitar teacher in Manchester (UK).
  • Co-founder of a guitar luthier school in Manchester.
  • Gigs for fun at his friend’s bar when he is bored.
  • Certified guitar teacher at the American Guitar Academy
  • Maniac when it comes to keeping his guitar in good shape.