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By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Xotic California Classic XSC-1 & XSC-2 review

You may know the brand’s stompboxes, but Californian brand Xotic has a history of making high-quality electric guitars, too. Chris Vinnicombe sees double… You’ll likely be familiar with the Xotic brand More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Frank Brothers Arcade Model Review

James Bay knows it. Cory Wong knows it. Josh Smith knows it. Find out why pro players are getting hip to the allure of Frank Brothers guitars as Chris Vinnicombe takes the Canadian company’s new Arcade Model for More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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RYRA 808, Fuzz A-Matic & Tri-Pi Muff

After hitting the bullseye with The Klone Pedal, RYRA turns its attention to the Tube Screamer, Fuzz Face and Big Muff. Chris Vinnicombe steps to it… RYRA (aka Rock Your Repaired Amp) is a small company based More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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PRS SE T40E

PRS launches an all-new series of affordable SE electros in an effort to offer something for everyone – and the no-nonsense SE T40E could be an electro for all seasons, as James Stevens reports… With all More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Auden Bowman Bass

Auden’s impressive range of retro-vibed, quality acoustic instruments gets a four-string addition to handle the low-end duties. Michael Heatley tunes in… Many bassists consider an acoustic four-string More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

Could EarthQuaker’s humble-looking new overdrive be the understated crunch machine your pedalboard has been dreaming of? Richard Purvis gets ’wood… There are too many overdrive pedals and most of them More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Eastman SB59/v-GB

The award-winning single-cut returns with new pickups and a fresh lick of old-style paint. Chris Vinnicombe fans the flames… We first encountered Eastman’s Antique Varnish single-cut at Winter NAMM 2017 More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Eastman T184MX

Will the latest iteration of Eastman’s compact hollowbody persuade our resident Electric Spanish addict that size isn’t everything? Chris Vinnicombe gets some fresh air… Watch our demo here. Regular readers More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Gretsch G6118T Players Edition Anniversary

Launched at last year’s Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, this Anniversary model combines Players Edition features with a stellar paint job. Huw Price finds much to celebrate… Since its introduction in 1958, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Gibson 2018 Les Paul Classic & Traditional

What do Gibson’s new 2018 models have to offer players looking for a sensibly priced Les Paul with vintage stylings? Chris Vinnicombe finds out… Gibson just can’t stay out of the headlines. And if the More...