Tag archive for ‘Gibson’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 15th, 2017

Vintage Time Machines: 1963 Gibson ES-330TD

From Keef to BB, the 330 has charmed guitarists of all kinds – we take a look at a well-loved 60s original… The Gibson ES-330 – or ES-330TD as it’s officially known – has always been something of a More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 10th, 2017

The Money Shot: 1957 Gibson ES-350T

Gibson’s records indicate that just 74 ES-350T instruments were shipped with a natural finish in 1957, and this gorgeous electric hollowbody is one such example. Introduced two years earlier, the thinline More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson SG Special

Gibson used ‘Special’ as a model designation for their more upmarket P-90-equipped student models with added neck pickups. Huw Price checks out a rather special SG survivor from 1969… With the benefit More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Vintage Time Machines: ’54 Gibson ES-175D

The ES-175D added an extra pickup to Gibson’s most affordable hollowbody jazz box, adding versatility to this stage-ready semi-acoustic… In the late 1940s and 1950s, Gibson had already established itself More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, September 1st, 2017

The October Issue of The Guitar Magazine is out now!

The October 2017 edition of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now! Buy your copy here. Digital copies are available via Pocketmags. Here at the UK’s best-loved and most affordable guitar magazine we love More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

DIY Workshop: Goldtop Conversion Part 1

Do you wish your guitar had that classic Goldtop look? In a new multi-part guide, Huw Price shows you how to turn your tired old single-cut into a ’54-style golden wonder with soapbar P-90s and a wrapover bridge… We’re More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Guitar Classics: Dream Machines is on sale now!

Buy your copy here: http://bit.ly/2fNcQDk From the people behind The Guitar Magazine, Dream Machines is a 132-page special edition packed full of breathtaking vintage guitars from the golden era of wood and More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Vintage Time Machines: 1939 Gibson Super 400

A work of art from the jazz age, this premium priced archtop is a high-water mark of Gibson’s craft. This is not just another beautiful vintage guitar. The instrument you’re looking at set a benchmark for More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Paul Kossoff’s ‘Stripped’ Les Paul – Songs Of Yesterday

In 1974, Paul Kossoff’s drug problem was spiralling out of control. He sold a number of guitars, including the iconic ‘stripped’ Les Paul used during Free’s Isle Of Wight Festival set. The guitar hasn’t More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, March 24th, 2017

The Money Shot: 1963 Gibson Firebird III

If guitar shopping is at the forefront of your mind – let’s face it, if it isn’t then you are probably reading the wrong magazine – then we recommend marking 16 March in your diary, as that’s the date More...