Tag archive for ‘Reviews’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Auden Bowman Bass

Auden’s impressive range of retro-vibed, quality acoustic instruments gets a four-string addition to handle the low-end duties. Michael Heatley tunes in… Many bassists consider an acoustic four-string More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

Could EarthQuaker’s humble-looking new overdrive be the understated crunch machine your pedalboard has been dreaming of? Richard Purvis gets ’wood… There are too many overdrive pedals and most of them More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Eastman SB59/v-GB

The award-winning single-cut returns with new pickups and a fresh lick of old-style paint. Chris Vinnicombe fans the flames… We first encountered Eastman’s Antique Varnish single-cut at Winter NAMM 2017 More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Eastman T184MX

Will the latest iteration of Eastman’s compact hollowbody persuade our resident Electric Spanish addict that size isn’t everything? Chris Vinnicombe gets some fresh air… Watch our demo here. Regular readers More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Gretsch G6118T Players Edition Anniversary

Launched at last year’s Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, this Anniversary model combines Players Edition features with a stellar paint job. Huw Price finds much to celebrate… Since its introduction in 1958, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Gibson 2018 Les Paul Classic & Traditional

What do Gibson’s new 2018 models have to offer players looking for a sensibly priced Les Paul with vintage stylings? Chris Vinnicombe finds out… Gibson just can’t stay out of the headlines. And if the More...

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 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...