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 great sounding units, so long as you had the expertise, budget and patience to keep them running. They were also bulky, required mains power More...

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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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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...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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G&L ASAT Classic

As Mr Fender’s ‘other’ single-cut solidbody powers on into its fourth decade, Richard Purvis finds out if it’s still got that George and Leo magic… Long, long ago, the great Leo Fender created a single-cutaway More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Satellite Neutron

Still slightly under the radar, Satellite amps offer great value in the hand-wired world, but does the Neutron live up to its promise as a boutique bomb? Huw Price finds out… Based in San Diego, Satellite More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Guitar Amp under £1,000

The affordable amplifier category always throws up some of the most varied and interesting products around, and this year is no different – from valve-powered monsters to cutting edge modellers and everything More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Fender EOB Sustainer Stratocaster

Radiohead star Ed O’Brien’s collaboration with Fender is an intriguing mix of old and new. Chris Vinnicombe finds out if playing it makes you fitter, happier, more productive… By colouring outside the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Electric Guitars over £2,000

When the sky is the limit price-wise, you know you’re going to be dealing with some truly stunning and inspiring musical instruments – here’s our pick of the best of the best high-end electric guitars from More...