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By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Interview: Hiss Golden Messenger

Hailed widely as one of the best albums of 2016, Heart Like A Levee saw Hiss Golden Messenger receive the critical acclaim that bandleader MC Taylor’s years of musical toil richly deserved. He tells G&B about More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Orange Rocker 15 & 32 Review

A circuit from Orange’s recent past is reimagined in stereo. Chris Vinnicombe grabs and goes…         Launched in the mid-noughties, the popular Orange Rocker 30 came in head or More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Guitar DIY Tips: A guide to routine maintenance

A guide to all the jobs that’ll keep your guitar on the road and in fine fettle. 1. Truss-rod adjustment You can use capos to provide a helping hand. With the strings tuned to concert pitch, place capos on More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Talking ‘Shop: Little By Little – B&G Guitars

G&B travels to Israel to find out how boutique guitar builder B&G Guitars made the transition from producing a few instruments a year to 30 per month without losing its handmade charm and character. Story More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 11th, 2016

Private Collection: Jazz Conversation – Maxi Jazz

Faithless vocalist turned E-Type Boys band leader Maxi Jazz has built up a collection of fine guitars, gathered from all corners of the globe. Gary Walker gets a private tour. Maxi at home with his 1954 Gretsch More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

50 Low-Cost Ways To Improve Your Guitar Tone

We can all be guilty of spending more time obsessing about gear than learning how to get the best from what we’ve already got. Read on for 50 pro and expert tone tips to find out how you can sound better today More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Interview: John McLaughlin on how he got started

G&B hears how serendipity played its part in propelling John McLaughlin’s career into the musical stratosphere, alongside legends such as Miles Davis, Jimmy Page and Ginger Baker I was 11 when I first More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Brian May’s AC30-powered Queen Backline Up Close

Granted exclusive access to Brian May’s stunning collection of Vox AC30s, G&B goes where no guitar mag has been before to find out what it takes to keep Brian’s amps operational on the road, why they’re More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

How To Relic A Guitar Body With A Nitro Finish

There’s something uniquely alluring about the finish of a genuine vintage guitar, but we can get close via artificial means. Huw Price shows you how to relic a swamp ash T-style guitar body… We have previously More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Paul Sayer – Talkbox

Backstage at Download festival, The Temperance Movement’s guitarist Paul Sayer spoke to us about old guitars, advice from a Rolling Stone and clean hands… 1: I couldn’t live without… “My Telecaster. More...