Collection: Rob Sampson – Player’s Grade

Owning a vintage Gibson – let alone a collection of them – may seem like an impossibility. Yet Rob Sampson disagrees, because he’s actually done it. Huw Price finds out more… Rob Sampson’s collection is as impressive as they come – but refreshingly, his approach is quite different from that of most collectors. He’s unafraid of refinishes, More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Collection: Robert Hart – Lost In Crystal Canyons

Is this the coolest guitar collection in the world? 40,000 Instagram users can’t be wrong. Chris Vinnicombe meets Robert Hart, aka Lost In Crystal Canyons… Photography | Robert Hart Mid-60s Gretsch 6120 More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Collection: Ida Mae – Getting Closer

Three albums in, a packed touring schedule and a song gracing a big-budget mobile phone advert took Kill It Kid to the masses. But at the height of their success, singer-songwriters Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Collection: Dennis Marshall – Marshall Lore

Over the years, Dennis Marshall has amassed a wealth of sonic knowledge with a few tasty guitars along the way. He tells Mark Alexander about his love of twang and realising his dream of bringing tube tones to the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Collection: Phil Armitage – Closet Classics

Phil Armitage spent his working life as an examiner at the London College of Music. Now he’s retired, however, he’s had time to devote to a very organised kind of collection. Lars Mullen takes a look in his More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Collection: Feeder – Day In Day Out

For a quarter of a century, Feeder have endured as one of the UK’s most consistent rock bands, outlasting many of their peers and still going strong with a new best-of and mini-album released at the end of 2017. More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Collection: ATB Guitars – 20th Century Toys

An encounter with Rick Nielsen helped fuel Mike Long’s passion for the classics. The owner of Cheltenham’s ATB Guitars since 1998, he’s bought and sold over 1,500 vintage pieces… Story Chris Vinnicombe | More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Private Collection: Duncan Findlay – Master Of All

Duncan Findlay’s guitars reflect a varied musical career that has incorporated musicals, orchestras, and advertising jingles. We find out how a jack of all trades has amassed a guitar collection that has helped More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Private Collection: Paul Connop – Modern Classics

Paul Connop’s taste for designs from the electric guitar’s golden era has seen him assemble a highly desirable array of six-strings that have seen plenty of use in the studio and on the road. Chris Vinnicombe More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Private Collection: Norman Harris – Norman’s Wisdom

With 50 years in the business and one of the world’s leading guitar collections, Norman Harris is the proprietor of a destination guitar store in Tarzana, California, which is frequented by A-list musicians and More...