DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit – Part 7

With everything glued together, it’s time for our acoustic kit to go under the spray gun. Huw Price searches for some shade… Finishing up our Martin Guitar Kit inevitably More...

Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Gibson SG/Les Paul Standard

The Les Paul officially became the SG in 1963, but guitars were still leaving Kalamazoo with the man’s name on their truss rod covers until the tail end of the year. Huw Price More...

The Beginner’s Guide to Slide Guitar

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It’s one of the most evocative, expressive and downright cool guitar styles around. But how many of us have sat listening to the likes of Robert Johnson, Sonny Landreth, Jerry More...

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Beetronics Royal Jelly

A hand-made, twin-channel anger box with a sting in the tail by a groundbreaking young company. Michael Watts gets a taste of honey… California’s Beetronics have been the More...

Mooer Black Truck

The champion of cheeky miniature pedals has loaded a bunch of effects into one rock-minded unit. Richard Purvis gets behind the wheel for some mini monster trucking… If More...

Walrus Audio Defcon4

A three-band EQ/boost with achingly cool 1980s stylings designed in collaboration with singer-songwriter Ryan Adams. Michael Watts picks up the red telephone… If you’ve More...

Press Release: Manchester Guitar Show returns for 2018

Now in its third year, The Manchester Guitar Show takes place on Sunday 21rd October at the spacious George Carnall Centre, More...

Music China 2018: Fender, Washburn and Walrus Audio (Day 3 Recap)

Music China Fender Custom Shop

There’s no slowing down after Day 1 and Day 2 of Music China 2018. Here’s what we spotted – plenty More...

The November 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is out now!

The latest issue is on sale now, get your copy here! Digital copies are available via...

The October issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now!

The October 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now! Get your copy here....

The September 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is out now!

The September 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now! Get your copy here. Digital...

Parallel Lines: Fender 2018 Troublemaker Telecaster

On its launch at the NAMM Show in January, Fender’s Senior Vice President of Products Justin Norvell said More...

Friedman Vintage-T & Vintage-S

After taking the amplifier world by storm, Dave Friedman has applied his ‘secret sauce’ to a range of electric guitars. Chris..

Vintage Bench Test: 1950 Fender Broadcaster – Broadcast Quality

The roots may be showing on this old blonde, but it sure can sing. Huw Price surfs the airwaves with one..

Blackstar Unity 250 & 500 Bass Amps

A range of brand new bass combos introduces the Blackstar name to lovers of low frequencies. Michael Heatley More...

Orange Terror Bass

Almost 10 years on from its introduction, Borehamwood’s finest resurrects the original lunchbox bass head for 2018. Chris Vinnicombe takes a..

Fender expand Fender Play platform with bass lessons

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has announced the introduction of bass lessons to Fender Play – the complete learning app for bass,..

Beetronics Royal Jelly

beetronics royal jelly A hand-made, twin-channel anger box with a sting in the tail by a groundbreaking young company. Michael Watts gets a taste..

Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive Combo

If you like the idea of a Dumble-style amp with realistic power levels and a forgiving, player-friendly feel, this may be..

DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit – Part 7

With everything glued together, it’s time for our acoustic kit to go under the spray gun. Huw Price searches for some..

Chord Clinic: Chord Sequences

This month, we look at ways to get creative with just a guitar and chord sequences. Rod Fogg steers the ship..

Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Gibson SG/Les Paul Standard

The Les Paul officially became the SG in 1963, but guitars were still leaving Kalamazoo with the man’s name on their..

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