Talking Shop: House Of Tone Pickups – House Party

We visit House Of Tone’s Chester workshop to talk PAFs, and see how the magic happens… After cutting his teeth building high-end acoustics and taking on maintenance and More...

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part 1

For those who are unafraid to go down the DIY route, Martin Guitar Kits provide an affordable way to own a little slice of Nazareth. But how straightforward is it to build your More...

Vintage Bench Test: 1948 Gibson L-4

It may appear old and tired but this Gibson is fighting fit and ready for action. Huw Price gets to grips with a late-1940s workhorse that’s still punching its weight nearly More...

NAMM 2018: Aguilar Amps announce Limited Edition “Dorian Gray” bass cabinets

Aguilar Amplification is proud to announce their 2018 Limited Edition cabinet color – “Dorian Gray”. Only 250 units of these special SL 112 cabinets and 100 each More...

NAMM 2018: Fender announces its American Original Series

Fender has today announced its new American Original Series. Inspired by historic models throughout history, it aims to unite 50s, 60s and 70s styles with modern enhancements More...

NAMM 2018: Rainger FX releases new Reverb-X with overdrive

London’s Rainger FX has announced the Reverb-X mini pedal, a counterpart to the company’s Echo-X mini delay pedal. The Reverb-X’s USP is a post-reverb overdrive More...

House Of Tone Tru PAF Humbuckers

The quest for the perfect PAF copy seems never-ending. Huw Price tests a set that might just make you call off the search… More...

Lowden S50 Sinker Redwood

To celebrate three decades in business, Coda Music commissioned a limited run of 30 Lowden acoustics. Huw Price More...

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

The polls are closed, the votes have been counted and in the new issue of The...

Guitar Classics: The Fender Custom Shop Bible is on sale now!

Get your copy here. Digital copies are available here. For three decades, the Fender Custom Shop...

The December 2017 issue of The Guitar Magazine is out now!

The December 2017 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now! Inside, you’ll find a...

Prisma Guitars Toledo

When a bad injury left skateboarder Nick Pourfard immobile for six months, he started making guitars. Chris More...

The Money Shot: Prisma Guitars The Syndicate

Now here’s something a little bit different. The brainchild of luthier Nick Pourfard, Prisma Guitars are handbuilt in San Francisco, California,..

G&L ASAT Classic

As Mr Fender’s ‘other’ single-cut solidbody powers on into its fourth decade, Richard Purvis finds out if it’s still got that..

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 More...

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..

Dunlop CBM105Q Cry Baby Bass Mini Wah

Want to add funky wah to your bass sound without sacrificing pedalbord space? Gareth morgan reports Wah has been a popular..

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Multi Effects

Modern multi-effects processors come in all shapes and sizes, from super-powered digital behemoths to boutique devices with artist associations – here’s..

Fender ’64 Custom Deluxe Reverb

A hand-wired Deluxe Reverb with blackface AB763 innards and a solid pine cabinet is the reissue many players have been dreaming..

Revive Your 335: Get pro tone from your Gibson or Epiphone

Gibson’s thinline Electric Spanish guitars have been used to give the world some of the greatest rock, pop and blues guitar..

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: 1948 Gibson L-4

It may appear old and tired but this Gibson is fighting fit and ready for action. Huw Price gets to grips..

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