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...

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… Many bassists More...

EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

Could EarthQuaker’s humble-looking new overdrive be the understated crunch machine your pedalboard has been dreaming of? Richard Purvis gets ’wood… There are too many More...

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 encountered Eastman’s Antique Varnish 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...

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 More...

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..

PRS Silver Sky – Defying Gravity

After two years of exhaustive R&D, March 2018 saw one of the industry’s worst-kept secrets become the most talked-about guitar in..

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..

Builder Profile: Stone Deaf

UK company Stone Deaf Effects & Amplification builds innovative stompboxes that have graced the boards of some of the biggest stars..

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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