Tag archive for ‘Vintage’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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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 of Fender’s first guitars: a 1950 Broadcaster… In the event you are unfamiliar with the story, the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Flange Pedals

Oft confused with the similar phaser, flangers are in fact a distinct species all of their own. Reverb’s Dan Orkin examines the 10 bestselling pedals found on the online marketplace… T he flanger is a simple More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Chorus

It’s been a studio staple since the 70s, but the chorus effect is seriously back in vogue. Dan Orkin looks at a 10-strong choir of the most popular chorus pedals on Reverb.com… In this month’s instalment of More...

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 Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Vintage Bench Test: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Custom – Custom Fit

The black-lacquered, jazz club sophistication of the earliest LP Custom takes more of its styling cues from Steinway than Stromberg. Huw Price steps out with a grand ’56 model… Introduced in late 1953, the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Phase Shifters

Most of us won’t have a phaser on all the time, but at the right moment, their impact can be killer. Reverb’s Dan Orkin counts down the ’shifters that shift the most units… From Steve Hacket and Jimi Hendrix, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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The Money Shot: Fender 1963 Precision Bass & 1964 Telecaster

The 8 March guitar auction at Gardiner Houlgate in Corsham, Wiltshire, featured a staggering array of desirable vintage instruments, but two of our favourites were beaten-up sunburst Fenders from the first half 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, June 7th, 2018
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In Pictures: Gardiner Houlgate Guitar Auction, June 2018

The next Guitar Auctions at Gardiner Houlgate takes place on June 14th, 2018. Take a look at some of the incredible examples available below, including a Gibson L5 and a lefty LP Black Beauty. Visit their website More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Fender Stratocaster

You might think that the idea of unearthing an all-original golden-era Fender that’s been kept under a bed or in a closet for decades is pure fantasy. But they are still out there, as Huw Price’s encounter with More...