Weekly Wednesday Q&A with Juha Ruokangas

Weekly Wednesday Q&A with Juha Ruokangas


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#57 - Can I shred with a nylon stringed electric..!?
December 28, 2022

First I turned down the idea of making a nylon-stringed electric guitar - but eventually I changed my mind. Why? You have to watch this stream to find out. :)I'd like to dedicate my last Weekly Wednesday Live broadcast for this year to all You out th

#56 - Songs From The Wood: Ebony
December 21, 2022

Why is ebony so highly valued in the world of musical instruments? Let's discuss about tradition and sustainability - and how those two concepts conflict in the case of ebony.Historically, ebony - this mythically exquisite wood from the dry and inter

#55 - Ruben Roeh & The Art of Teaching Guitar
October 11, 2022

What is ear training about? Active listening? Biomechanical method of teaching guitar..!!? Half a year ago I had no idea - but thanks to Ruben Roeh we'll all know a lot more after watching this interview!Ruben is a hard working musician and guitar te

#54 - The story of Jussi Reijonen, a man making music between cultures...
October 04, 2022

Both Jussi and I grew up in Rovaniemi, a little town smacked right on the Arctic circle, next to Santa's workshop. While I remained in Finland and learned over the years to make a lot of sawdust, Jussi's path took him to Amman, Dar es Salaam, Mu

#53 - The most expensive guitar pickup ever made... Overpriced or what!?
September 28, 2022

This episode addresses many questions asked about our new Valvebucker Mk2 pickup in the aftermath of its launch 2 weeks ago. Many magazines and online medias, Guitar World, Guitar Player, Planetsixstring amongst others, chose to title their articles rathe

#52 - Pause, Reflect & Reset
December 07, 2021

This episode of the Weekly Wednesday live is many things. It's a wrap-up of my experiences as a YouTuber since I started these live broadcasts a year and a half ago. We'll do a bit of reflecting upon the topics, the people I've interviewed

#51 - Can Social Media Kill Your Creativity..?
November 30, 2021

One week ago, I removed all social media apps - Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter - from my phone, and have kept notes of how it has felt and what thoughts have emerged. On this episode of the Weekly Wednesday Live I will report to you the

#50 - Ethically Organic, Vegan Friendly & Sustainable Guitar?
November 16, 2021

Terms such as 'sustainable', 'organic', 'ethically correct' are the trend of the modern age. We're looking for ways to calm down our conscience with the consuming choices we make & save our planet on the side. But...

#49 - Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French exclusive LIVE interview
November 09, 2021

... I proclaimed to my mom that I didn't need a high school education and I wasn't going to return to school. My mother wasn't thrilled. "You only have two more months until graduation," she said, incredulous. "Thing is, Mom,

#48 - Petteri Sariola - How Did I Become Me?
November 02, 2021

Petteri Sariola is an internationally touring fingerstyle virtuoso singer-songwriter guitarist from Finland. What makes Petteri tick? What can we learn from Petteri's experience? Let's find out!Last week I interviewed Mika Tyyskä and asked how d