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Manuel Gardner Fernandes turns Jared Dines ‘glitch’ diss into a T-shirt

Manuel Gardner Fernandes/Unprocessed 'hands don't glitch like that' t-shirt
(Image credit: Unprocessed)

Back in December, a number of YouTubers alleged several Instagram guitarists were ‘faking’ their incredible technique, with Jared Dines’ takedown of harmonic-fingerstyle ace Manuel Gardner Fernandes a particular sticking point for many fans - especially after a series of live videos proved the haters wrong.

Since then, the pair have made peace, and Fernandes has even paid tribute to Dines’ own words from that since-deleted video with a commemorative T-shirt.

Available via Fernandes’ alt-metal band Unprocessed’s official store (opens in new tab), the white tee boasts the immortal phrase ‘hands don’t glitch like that’, which Fernandes has worn as a badge of honor rather than an accusation in the wake of last year’s drama.

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But before you cry ‘beef!’, Dines has given the shirt his full approval. In an Instagram post (opens in new tab), Dines said, “I love this. I also love everyone tagging me in it talking shit like i should be upset about it. He hit me up to okay it with me first, and I said it was hilarious. #nobeef”

Truly heart-warming stuff. For more from Manuel Gardner Fernandes, check out our in-depth interview with the percussive Instagram star.

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Michael Astley-Brown
Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar (opens in new tab), Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as the best part of 20 years performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).