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UK-based but world-renowned, Guitar & Bass Magazine has provided a unique take on all things string-driven related since 1991 (although it was called The Guitar Magazine back then) theguitarmagazine.com is the new web resource for all things six (and four!) string.

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Radioshop ID:Chris Buck Loaded Strat Pickguard

Loaded scratchplates are a simple way to radically overhaul your guitar’s tone. Marcus Leadley checks out a pickguard fitted with a trio of up-and-coming guitarist Chris Buck’s signature pickups… South More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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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 still counts as a ‘boutique’ More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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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 language devised in 1887 by Polish More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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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 may not realise it, but Fender More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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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 interviews with the biggest names in guitar starring Keith Richards, David Gilmour, Eric Clapton, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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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 Tavares, you’ve almost certainly More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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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 we last left our Martin acoustic More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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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 tells the story of the firm’s rapid More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Interview: The Temperance Movement – Roots Manoeuvers

Losing two founding members could prove a fatal wound for lesser bands, but The Temperance Movement have come back stronger than ever. Thea de Gallier talks to guitarists Paul Sayer and Matt White and bassist Nick More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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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 great guitars after the CBS takeover. Huw Price plugs in… There are many well-travelled vintage More...