Interview: Jeffrey Foucault – Blood On The Tracks

Americana guitarist Jeffrey Foucault has long been on our radar thanks not just to his wonderful songs and stellar musicianship, but also the remarkable way his records sound. More...

Essential Blues Pt. 6: Combining Basic Rhythm and Lead

Essential Blues Pt. 6: Combining Basic Rhythm and Lead

In Lesson Five we discussed the Minor Pentatonic Scale in it’s first shape. This scale will be used to start forming our lead guitar lines. A Minor Pentatonic: Using notes More...

Interview: Pixies – Surfer’s Paradise

With a 30th anniversary edition of the Pixies’ debut album Surfer Rosa about to hit the shelves, Black Francis and Joey Santiago speak to Gary Walker about Les Pauls, tennis More...

Stone Deaf PDF-2 & EP-1 Expression Pedal

Can the addition of an expression pedal turn an EQ-filtering overdrive into some kind of secret analogue multi-effects unit? Richard Purvis steps on it… Well spotted, Inspector More...

Electro-Harmonix Oceans 11 & Op-Amp Big Muff Pi

EHX debuts a multi-layered reverb with a twist, and a Pumpkin spice Big Muff with circuitry courtesy of Billy Corgan himself. Michael Watts fires up his ice-cream van and heads More...

Keeley El Rey Dorado Distortion & Aria Compressor

The godfather of the indie stompbox boom keeps the good times rolling with a Brit-voiced distortion and a two-in-one overdrive/compressor… Richard Purvis says let there be 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!

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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,..

Stone Deaf PDF-2 & EP-1 Expression Pedal

Can the addition of an expression pedal turn an EQ-filtering overdrive into some kind of secret analogue multi-effects unit? Richard Purvis..

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 Build Part Six

The neck of our self-assembled Martin Guitar Kit is ready to be finished and glued onto the body. Huw Price rocks..

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..

The Reverb Top 10: Pedals Under £50

Everyone loves a bargain, right? And with each of these stompboxes setting you back less than 50 notes, there are steals..

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