The Ultimate Guide To Strat Tone

From Hank and Buddy through to Jimi, Clapton, Gilmour, Knopfler, SRV and beyond, the Fender Stratocaster has been at the heart of popular music for more than six decades. Despite its familiarity, its charms are still the source of mystery and wonder to many guitarists today. Whether you’re shopping for your first Strat or looking to breathe new life More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Fix Your Guitar: Our 10 Step Survival Guide

We know, we know… you’d rather play your guitar than spend time fixing it up. But if you want it to play well, and if you want to be able to rely on it for gigs and jam sessions, then our practical guide to More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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The Money Shot: Novo Serus J

Our first experience of Dennis Fano’s Novo Guitars saw the Serus score a perfect 10 in the brand’s first UK review back in 2016. Subsequent encounters with a Mastery vibrato-equipped Serus J in 2017 and More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Why I Love My… Jamie Lenman & his Yamaha RGX

Former Reuben frontman Jamie Lenman is synonymous with his beaten-up Yamaha RGX. Here he tells Sam Roberts why it sounds like razor blades… 1. I love my… “White Yamaha RGX, the guitar I’ve played almost More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Collection: Robert Hart – Lost In Crystal Canyons

Is this the coolest guitar collection in the world? 40,000 Instagram users can’t be wrong. Chris Vinnicombe meets Robert Hart, aka Lost In Crystal Canyons… Photography | Robert Hart Mid-60s Gretsch 6120 More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Vintage Bench Test: 1956 Gibson GA-40 – Signature Sounds

Though not as famous as the guitar that bore his name, in the 1950s Les Paul also lent his name to a line of Gibson amps that made a complete signature ‘guitar outfit’. Huw Price gets two-toned with the GA-40… The More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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Interview: Ride – Ride Revival

Ride’s latest album Weather Diaries – their first for 21 years – is a welcome evolution of the band’s storm of melody, noise and songwriting savvy. Richard Purden speaks to guitarist Andy Bell about gigging, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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All About… Tadeo Gomez

Fender’s greatest-ever neck carver was an orphaned migrant worker who walked a thousand miles to get to America. Huw Price profiles the legendary Tadeo Gomez… A Fender Strat pictured at Capsule Music in Toronto More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Interview: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

As Colorado’s own rock ’n’ soul sensations Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats return with a second hip-shaking studio album, Chris Vinnicombe sits down with their main man to talk guitars, influences More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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Learn To Play… Hey Joe Solo by Jimi Hendrix

In the latest installment of our tuition videos in collaboration with Your Guitar Academy, Dan Holton talks you through the solo to Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix. Based in the E minor pentatonic shape 1, Dan takes More...