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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 Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Josh Smith’s Guide To The Perfect Session

15 years on the LA studio scene turned a former child prodigy from Florida into a seasoned session pro and one of the most respected guitarists in the business. Read on as Josh Smith shares the hard-earned wisdom More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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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, and their unique and eye-catching looks come from the fact that More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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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 by Old Hat Guitars proprietor Norman More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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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 a stompbox format. Huw Price finds out if DSP beats the drum… Many vintage echo effects were More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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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 of. Huw Price discovers if it’s worth the wait… The Fender Deluxe Reverb is More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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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 year that artificial ageing in the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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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 materials and a healthy dose of More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Win a Pair of VIP Tickets to Jon Gomm’s Guitar Masterclass – Worth £120!

A disciple of American fingerstyle pioneer Michael Hedges and a fiercely independent artist, Jon will be hosting at the intimate setting of Camden’s Dingwalls on the 7 March 2018 to demonstrate his incredible More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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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 – has always been something of a More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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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 perfect vintage tones, and push More...