Martin Guitar History: Once Upon A Time In America

“You know, Martin is a company America should be really proud of. They never compromised, they’ve never done less than their best, they’ve continually made the best instruments More...

Museum Piece: CF Martin Sr Presentation Guitar

(1830 – 1840) Presentation models such as this were used to show the high level of craftsmanship of the maker – in this case Martin’s founder, Christian Frederick Martin More...

The Ultimate Guide To Strat Tone

From Hank and Buddy through to Jimi, Clapton, Gilmour, Knopfler, SRV and beyond, the Fender Stratocaster has been at the heart of popular music for more than six decades. Despite More...

Dunlop Cry Baby Mini 535Q

This miniaturised wah is still a Cry Baby, but has some surprisingly grown-up added tricks – so do you need half-size feet to use it? Richard Purvis gets rocking… The case More...

Faith Legacy Mars, Earth & Neptune

Paying homage to three Patrick James Eggle models, Faith Guitars launch the Legacy Series, comprising of three special electros. James Stevens takes a look… Patrick James More...

MXR Sugar Drive Mini And Classic 108 Fuzz Mini

The venerable institution of MXR is keeping it contemporary with its new range of Mini pedals. Richard Purvis weighs up a duo of diminutive dirt machines… Like the oceans, More...

The Leeds/Bradford Guitar Show 2018

The Leeds/Bradford Guitar Show returns to Pudsey Civic Hall on Sunday 2nd September 2018 from 10am to 4.00pm. Now in More...

Chris Shiflett launches official Reverb shop

The Foo Fighters guitarist is selling more than 20 guitars that have been used throughout his career. Reverb.com, More...

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

Is your trusty six-string causing you trouble? Before you consider a potentially expensive trip to see...

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...

Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid – Parallel Lines

Meet Fender’s limited edition Strat-Tele Hybrid, the first model in the company’s 2018 Parallel Universe More...

TV Jones Spectra Sonic Supreme

TV Jones is a renowned pickup maker, but the American company is no slouch when it comes to electric guitar design,..

Gretsch 135th Anniversary Models

We’ve often raved about Gretsch Electromatics and been consistently wowed by sheer quality of the Players Edition Anniversary, so what happens..

Fender American Original ’50s Precision Bass

The daddy of the electric bass returns in ‘greatest hits’ form as part of Fender’s new-for-2018 American More...

Auden Bowman Bass

Auden’s impressive range of retro-vibed, quality acoustic instruments gets a four-string addition to handle the low-end duties. Michael Heatley tunes in…..

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..

Dunlop Cry Baby Mini 535Q

This miniaturised wah is still a Cry Baby, but has some surprisingly grown-up added tricks – so do you need half-size..

Two Notes Torpedo Captor

The Torpedo Captor is a multi-function tool for direct recording, cabinet simulation and attenuation. Huw Price discovers cheap doesn’t necessarily mean..

The Ultimate Guide To Strat Tone

From Hank and Buddy through to Jimi, Clapton, Gilmour, Knopfler, SRV and beyond, the Fender Stratocaster has been at the heart..

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: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Custom – Custom Fit

The black-lacquered, jazz club sophistication of the earliest LP Custom takes more of its styling cues from Steinway than Stromberg. Huw..

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