All About… Freddie Tavares

Musician, inventor, and a huge figure in Fender’s history. Huw Price celebrates the life and times of Leo’s greatest sideman… Even if you’ve never heard of Freddie More...

DIY Workshop: Martin Kit Build Part Four

At last, the time has come to finish making the body of our acoustic guitar kit. However, things are rarely as straightforward as we hope. Huw Price gets there eventually… When More...

Builder Profile: Stone Deaf

UK company Stone Deaf Effects & Amplification builds innovative stompboxes that have graced the boards of some of the biggest stars in rock. Main man Luke Hilton explains More...

EarthQuaker Devices Data Corrupter

This analogue synth pedal threatens to brutalise your signal in all sorts of peculiar ways… Richard Purvis braves the atonal underworld. We’re not sure if EarthQuaker Devices More...

Echopark Esperanto 313

An outrageously cool semi with Queens Of The Stone Age in its DNA and a neck to die for. Chris Vinnicombe takes one for the team… The Esperanto (named after an invented More...

Fender Effects Pedals

After decades of dabbling, Fender is making a proper go of the whole stompbox thing – but will these six new units floor the competition? Richard Purvis lines ’em up… You More...

Guitar Classics: Legends is on sale now!

Guitar Classics: Legends is on sale now! From the team behind The Guitar Magazine, Legends features 132 pages of classic More...

The June 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now!

Inside we celebrate 135 years of Gretsch, check out a pair of the company’s sparkling new Anniversary models More...

Guitar Classics: Legends is on sale now!

Guitar Classics: Legends is on sale now! From the team behind The Guitar Magazine, Legends features...

The June 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now!

Inside we celebrate 135 years of Gretsch, check out a pair of the company’s sparkling new...

The May issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now!

What do we think about the most talked-about guitar of the year? Find out in our...

Echopark Esperanto 313

An outrageously cool semi with Queens Of The Stone Age in its DNA and a neck to die for. Chris Vinnicombe takes More...

Vintage Bench Test: 1970 Fender Stratocaster – Blonde Ambition

With one foot in 1969 and the other in 1970, this Fender Stratocaster is proof that the company was still making..

Eastman SB59/v-GB

The award-winning single-cut returns with new pickups and a fresh lick of old-style paint. Chris Vinnicombe fans the flames… We first..

Auden Bowman Bass

Auden’s impressive range of retro-vibed, quality acoustic instruments gets a four-string addition to handle More...

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Bass Product

When it comes to taking things down low, sometimes all we need is the classics, but that hasn’t stopped some brands..

Fender Teams Up With Justin Meldal-Johnsen for Signature JMJ Mustang Bass

The latest addition to the Fender Artist Signature Series embodies vintage-inspired tone, look and feel of Justin Meldal-Johnsen’s treasured 1966 Mustang..

EarthQuaker Devices Data Corrupter

This analogue synth pedal threatens to brutalise your signal in all sorts of peculiar ways… Richard Purvis braves the atonal underworld...

Lazy J J10LC

Many discerning pro and amateur players consider Jesse Hoff’s amplifiers to be among the finest on the planet. Huw Price meets..

DIY Workshop: Martin Kit Build Part Four

At last, the time has come to finish making the body of our acoustic guitar kit. However, things are rarely as..

Chord Clinic: Chord Sequences

This month, we look at ways to get creative with just a guitar and chord sequences. Rod Fogg steers the ship..

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson Les Paul Custom

In 1953, Les Paul asked for a guitar that “looked like a tuxedo”, but by the late 60s the Custom had..

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