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What is a Guitar Setup and Can I do it Myself?

What is a Guitar Setup and Can I do it Myself?

In a world with guitar geeks and gear nerds in abundance, the word 'setup' is thrown around like nobody's business, often combined with it's counte...

Ted and the '62 Reissue Custom Telecaster: A Love Story

Ted and the '62 Reissue Custom Telecaster: A Love Story

Love at first sight is tale old as time. Nonetheless, it is an emotion that everybody comes to endure at some point. Ancient chronicles tell of a fair maiden and her prince/saviour, or something dull like that. But no, my love story shall prevail above the rest as it is infinitely cooler and also has nothing to do princesses. 

The World of Youtube

The World of Youtube

In the establishment of a small business, it is important to keep as on top of your online profile as possible. In previous blogs, I have talked about how imperative an online presence is, being a young and growing business in 2018. Therefore was inevitable that as time went on, Leigh Music Co. YouTube videos were becoming more and more of a priority to us.

Working in a Music Shop is Great and all...

Working in a Music Shop is Great and all...

Ever wanted to work in a music shop? Well I'll let you into a little secret and about the biggest problem you will face.

A Quick Update

A Quick Update

I first let you readers know about my "Introduction to Guitar Building' course in the second blog post that I wrote for Leigh Music Co, at which point I had only taken part in my very first class at the Sir John Cass University. Having written that just over a month ago, I deemed it appropriate to write another post about how I have been getting along.

Reverb.com

Reverb.com

Reverb.com is the modern day location for all “barn finds”, the number 1 place for used and vintage instruments. For a shop like Leigh Music Co., where we have a plethora of instruments ranging from 50’s Hofners to 2018 Supros, it is the perfect place to showcase our wonderful guitars.

Your Musical Career Starts Here

Your Musical Career Starts Here

Learning music is for everybody. It doesn't matter whether you have been playing piano for 50 years or if you have just bought your first guitar from Argos. Music is a magnificent way to express yourself and your personality, an ability that I believe everybody is entitled to.

A Guitar Maker in the Making

A Guitar Maker in the Making

The new year is upon us; David Lloyd’s is rammed and Slimming World has seen a dramatic spike in applicants. I, personally, don’t subscribe to the idea of "new year, new me”, but this year I am forging into 2018 with many a good intention for the year ahead (albeit, none are related to superfoods or exercise. That’s not really my scene).

Life Through the Eyes of a Music Shop Apprentice

Life Through the Eyes of a Music Shop Apprentice

I like to think that I, Ted Groves, am a rare example of an 18 year-old lad who has it entirely ‘sewn up’. I spend my days servicing guitars, immersing myself in a sonic concoction of Led Zeppelin and Otis Redding (with a little Pat Thomas thrown in here and there) and gorging on staff discount.