Tag archive for ‘Review’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Caroline Kilobyte & Haymaker Reviews

Intriguing names and graphics, and mysterious extra switches… Richard Purvis gets his head around a pair of American originals from Caroline.             We’re looking at More...