The Reverb Top 10: Phase Shifters

Most of us won’t have a phaser on all the time, but at the right moment, their impact can be killer. Reverb’s Dan Orkin counts down the ’shifters that shift the most units… From Steve Hacket and Jimi Hendrix, to Van Halen and Johnny Greenwood, guitarists of all stripes have used modulation effects to add something different to their guitar sounds. More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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The Money Shot: Fender 1963 Precision Bass & 1964 Telecaster

The 8 March guitar auction at Gardiner Houlgate in Corsham, Wiltshire, featured a staggering array of desirable vintage instruments, but two of our favourites were beaten-up sunburst Fenders from the first half More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Collection: Ida Mae – Getting Closer

Three albums in, a packed touring schedule and a song gracing a big-budget mobile phone advert took Kill It Kid to the masses. But at the height of their success, singer-songwriters Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Why I Love My… Bill Wyman & The Flying Penge

The legendary Rolling Stones rhythm king on the home-made bass that he brought back from the dead to provide the bedrock of some of the Stones’ earliest recordings. 1. I love my… “It’s a home-made bass. More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Ones To Watch: The Faim

From a chance encounter with a Grammy-nominated producer to touring with Lower Than Atlantis, it’s been a whirlwind beginning for The Faim. Sam Roberts talks to guitarist Michael Bono… Australia’s next More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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In Pictures: Gardiner Houlgate Guitar Auction, June 2018

The next Guitar Auctions at Gardiner Houlgate takes place on June 14th, 2018. Take a look at some of the incredible examples available below, including a Gibson L5 and a lefty LP Black Beauty. Visit their website More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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DIY Workshop: Fender Tweed Pro Restoration

It was listed as a mystery 50s Fender amp, but what turned out to be a 1951 Pro needed a lot of TLC. Huw Price has it covered… A friend of mine had been looking to buy a Fender TV Deluxe for a while, but one More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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The History of Gretsch Anniversary Models

As Gretsch Guitars celebrates its 135th anniversary in style, Dave Hunter charts the history of one of the company’s most famous electric date-markers – the Anniversary model. The price tag of the original More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Fender Stratocaster

You might think that the idea of unearthing an all-original golden-era Fender that’s been kept under a bed or in a closet for decades is pure fantasy. But they are still out there, as Huw Price’s encounter with More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Interview: Jonathan Wilson – Renaissance Man

Jonathan Wilson is a modern day psychedelic polymath. From producing the hottest alternative artists on the planet and performing alongside prog icons to releasing some of the headiest pop music you’ll hear today, More...