Universal Audio OX Amp Top Box

Universal Audio’s OX promises to be the answer to all of your attenuation, cabinet emulation and recording needs. Will you ever need to mic up your amplifier again? Huw Price finds out… The roots of Universal Audio stretch back to the 1950s and the company is unusual in being equally respected for both its heritage analogue gear and cutting More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Eastman E1P-LTD, E100-LTD & E100SS-LTD

All-solid tonewoods, bone appointments, nitrocellulose finish and Fishman electronics may seem like high-end stuff, but each of these guitars costs under a grand. Huw Price heads east… The idea for this limited More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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TV Jones Spectra Sonic Supreme

TV Jones is a renowned pickup maker, but the American company is no slouch when it comes to electric guitar design, either. Chris Vinnicombe takes the Spectra Sonic for a spin… TV Jones is a brand name synonymous More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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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, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Way Huge Blue Hippo Mk III, Russian Pickle Mk III & Aqua-Puss Mk III

When is a Way Huge pedal not way huge at all? When it’s been squeezed into a compact enclosure. Richard Purvis tries on some slinky new Smalls… Let’s get this out of the way, no matter how much we might More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Gretsch 135th Anniversary Models

We’ve often raved about Gretsch Electromatics and been consistently wowed by sheer quality of the Players Edition Anniversary, so what happens when they go head to head? Huw Price indulges in a spot of jazzboxing… We More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Fender American Original ’50s Precision Bass

The daddy of the electric bass returns in ‘greatest hits’ form as part of Fender’s new-for-2018 American Original series. Michael Heatley enters the time machine… Yes, it’s a Precision Bass and the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Rift Amps Tweed Vee

Fender’s V-Front cab was so complex to construct that it outsourced production before simplifying the design and bringing cabinet building in-house. Huw Price explores the angles of a daring replica… Fender’s More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Fuzz Pedals

There comes a time when every guitarist needs to add a bit of snarling fuzz to their sound. Dan Orkin from Reverb.com runs down the online gear marketplace’s top selling units… Ah, fuzz: one of the simplest, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Maybach Albatroz 65-2

Having wowed us with the Lester single-cut, Maybach’s Albatroz offers another take on a familiar vintage theme for sensible money. Huw Price wings it… We first encountered this model on Maybach’s stand More...