Tag archive for ‘Review’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Deimel Guitarworks – Firestar Custom

Quirky looks and even quirkier electrics make this German boutique creation a guitar for the true individualist – but will it flick all the right switches for Richard Purvis? The North American Guitar is a More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Chapman Guitars ML3 Pro Traditional & ML1 Traditional

NAMM 2017 saw the Chapman Guitars range split into Pro and Standard lines. Simon Bradley finds out what makes these revamped Chapmans tick… We’re pretty sure that most of you reading this will be aware of More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD, SM02-SD & SM03-SD

A legendary British name makes a welcome comeback with three new models designed by legendary luthier, Patrick James Eggle. Simon Bradley goes for gold…             Shergold More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Eastman Antique Varnish SB59/V

One of the stars of Winter NAMM 2017 lands in the UK. Chris Vinnicombe checks out a new way of making things old…             Anyone who has ever attended the Winter NAMM Show More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Oldamps Filmosound Review

With one foot in the 1940s and the other in the now, this repurposed cine-projector amplifier features vintage valves and transformers alongside brand-new components. Huw Price puts us in the picture.             This More...

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

Rivolta Combinata Review

A Dennis Fano guitar for the masses? Chris Vinnicombe samples the fruits of an interesting collaboration… What’s in a name? You’ll doubtless recognise that of Dennis Fano, the eponymous founder of Fano More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Fender Duo-Sonic HS, Mustang 90 & Mustang Bass PJ Reviews

Student guitars reinvented for a new generation? Chris Vinnicombe gives them a workout…             If you’ve spent any time browsing guitar gear on your smartphone or computer More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Crimson Guitars Artist Descendant 61 & One Series Descendant Review

Two good-looking electrics from a UK firm celebrating more than 12 years in the business. Simon Bradley gives them a whirl. Crimson Guitars, based in Dorchester, is the brainchild of master luthier Ben Crowe, who More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Fender American Professional Stratocaster & Telecaster Review

It’s out with the Standard and in with the Professional, as Fender overhauls its US workhorses for 2017. Chris Vinnicombe goes Pro…             Towards the end of 2016, Fender’s More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Review: Tyson Tone P90 & PAF Set Pickups

Bob Tyson couldn’t find any replicas that sounded like vintage PAFs and P-90s, so he made his own. Huw Price puts two Tyson Tone sets to the test while attempting to avoid the words ‘punchy’ and ‘bite’…  More...