Tag archive for ‘Pickups’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Talking Shop: Monty’s Guitars – The Full Monty

Matt Gleeson of Monty’s Guitars is famed for his spectacular sounding PAF replicas, but repair and setup work is also a staple of his West London workshop. And now you can learn from the Matt-ster as Gleeson has More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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House Of Tone Texas Tea T-Set

Legend has it that, for a short while in the mid-50s, Fender changed the recipe of its Telecaster pickups – and House Of Tone has recreated one of those mysterious sets. Huw Price studies the formvar… The More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Win! House Of Tone Texas Tea T-Set Pickups!

From their workshop in Chester, Matthew Bascetta and his small team have rapidly developed a reputation for producing some of the most wonderful aftermarket guitar pickups around, and over the last few years we’ve More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Radioshop ID:Chris Buck Loaded Strat Pickguard

Loaded scratchplates are a simple way to radically overhaul your guitar’s tone. Marcus Leadley checks out a pickguard fitted with a trio of up-and-coming guitarist Chris Buck’s signature pickups… South Wales More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Talking Shop: House Of Tone Pickups – House Party

We visit House Of Tone’s Chester workshop to talk PAFs, and see how the magic happens… After cutting his teeth building high-end acoustics and taking on maintenance and repair work, Matthew Bascetta moved More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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House Of Tone JazzHouse & E-Type pickups

The British winder joins the offset renaissance. Richard Purvis tries out some Jazz and Jag pickups with pedigree…             British pickup making is in rude health these days, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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House Of Tone Heavy House P-94 set

Things are going to get heavy with this new P-94 set. Huw Price enters House Of Tone’s house of fun…             It’s always struck us as odd that so many beautiful 1950s More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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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, December 13th, 2016
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Review: Tyson Tone P90 & PAF Set Pickups

Bob Tyson couldn’t find any replicas that sounded like vintage PAFs and P-90s, so he made his own. Huw Price puts two Tyson Tone sets to the test while attempting to avoid the words ‘punchy’ and ‘bite’…  More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Gear Of The Year 2016 – Best Accessory

We played a LOT of great pickups this year, three of which make the list. Pickups remain a hugely subjective area, but the Bad Cat Unleash’s ability to make a loud amp quieter or a quiet amp louder, all the while More...