Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Accessory

From pickups to tuners, plectrums to practice amps, we all need those little extra bits of gear that help us sound better, play better, or simply play more – here are our picks for the year. Winner Blackstar FLY 3 bluetooth • Price £79.99 • Reviewed June 2017 • Contact Blackstar Amplification 01604 817817 www.blackstaramps.com There’s More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, December 21st, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Bass Product

When it comes to taking things down low, sometimes all we need is the classics, but that hasn’t stopped some brands getting inventive with their bass gear in 2017… Winner Fender American Professional Precision More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Multi Effects

Modern multi-effects processors come in all shapes and sizes, from super-powered digital behemoths to boutique devices with artist associations – here’s our pick of the best of the last 12 months… Winner Line More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Effects Pedal

We’re living in a golden age of effects pedals, and that’s a fact borne out by some of the fantastic stompboxes that we’ve looked at in 2017… Winner Keeley D&M Drive • Price £229 • Reviewed 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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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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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...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Electric Guitars under £1,000

Despite the ongoing challenges presented by the weak pound, there are still plenty of affordable electric guitars on the market from brand names old and new. If you’re looking for a serious instrument on a budget, More...