Classic Combinations: Gibson 1952 Les Paul & 1954 GA-40

This 1952 Gibson Les Paul is in such wonderful condition that, at a glance, you’d be forgiven for assuming it was a modern Custom Shop VOS reissue model. Not so. Sourced More...

Vintage Time Machines: 1963 Gibson ES-330TD

From Keef to BB, the 330 has charmed guitarists of all kinds – we take a look at a well-loved 60s original… The Gibson ES-330 – or ES-330TD as it’s officially known More...

Interview: Ed O’Brien – Anyone Can Play Guitar

For over three decades, Ed O’Brien has been the guitar glue in Radiohead. His knack for unusual sounds has remained a constant as the band have pushed boundaries, but now he’s More...

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Acoustic Over £1,000

There’s a simple joy in playing a fine acoustic guitar, and 2017 found us in no short supply of top-end charmers from boutique builders and the big boys alike. It was also the More...

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Acoustic Guitar under £1,000

We’ve come a long way from the maligned budget boxes of days gone by – 2017’s affordable acoustic guitars can excel at home and on stage with high-quality build, well-chosen More...

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Guitar Amp Over £1,000

If money is no object in your pursuit of tonal nirvana, you’ve really never had it so good. 2017 saw amp builders big and small pulling out all the stops in the quest to capture 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 More...

Electro-Harmonix Announces Reissued Op-Amp Big Muff Pi

Electro-Harmonix has reissued their late-1970s era Op-Amp Big Muff Pi. Sometimes also referred to as the IC 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...

G&L ASAT Classic

As Mr Fender’s ‘other’ single-cut solidbody powers on into its fourth decade, Richard Purvis finds out More...

Fender EOB Sustainer Stratocaster

Radiohead star Ed O’Brien’s collaboration with Fender is an intriguing mix of old and new. Chris Vinnicombe finds out if playing..

Gear Of The Year 2017: Electric Guitars over £2,000

When the sky is the limit price-wise, you know you’re going to be dealing with some truly stunning and inspiring musical..

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 More...

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..

Taylor GS Mini-e Bass

Taylor’s successful GS Mini range gets a four-string bass. Gareth Morgan finds out if small is beautiful… Taylor’s travel and beginner-focused..

Dawner Prince Electronics Boonar

The Binson Echorec is one of the most revered vintage echo units and the Boonar promises to capture its magic in..

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..

DIY Workshop: Goldtop Conversion Part 2

When you’re converting an old Greco guitar into a retro LP-style Goldtop, what better reference point to have than the real..

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..

Classic Combinations: Gibson 1952 Les Paul & 1954 GA-40

This 1952 Gibson Les Paul is in such wonderful condition that, at a glance, you’d be forgiven for assuming it was..

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