Hagstrom Retroscape H-III review

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Hagstrom’s H-III was a classic 60s instrument and this update captures its spirit perfectly. Marcus Leadley takes a look… By the time the mid-1960s, arrived, Swedish More...

Yerasov Blackspace & Gavrosh 10 review

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Small is beautiful, as we check out a pair of mini marvels from Yerasov. Huw Price goes head to head… Yerasov Amplifiers has quietly been carving itself a niche for affordable, More...

TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper review

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A floor-based, dual-track looper with effects, that prides itself on its simplicity… There is an extensive choice of loopers on the market these days, and some are More...

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DIY Workshop: Gretsch Conversion Part One

Huw Price finally fulfils a long-held ambition as he takes a well-worn vintage Gretsch Anniversary and turns it into a 50s-style 6120 dream machine… This is a project I have More...

Letters from America: Koll Duo Glide

Saul Koll produces around 100 highly sought-after guitars a year in his Portland, Oregon workshop. Dave Hunter checks out the versatile Duo Glide… I first encountered More...

Interview: JD Simo

Tipped as the next big thing in contemporary blues-rock, JD Simo talks to Guitar & Bass about recording his latest album, learning from Bonamassa and the guitar that changed More...

Musikmesse 2016: BluGuitar unveils BluBOX Virtual Speaker Collection

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BluGuitar has announced its new BluBOX, a professional impulse response speaker simulator providing a collection of 16 virtual More...

Musikmesse 2016: DigiTech launches Whammy Ricochet

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DigiTech has launched its new Whammy Ricochet guitar effect pedal at Frankfurt’s Musikmesse 2016 show. The More...

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Letters from America: Koll Duo Glide

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Saul Koll produces around 100 highly sought-after guitars a year in his Portland, Oregon workshop. Dave Hunter More...

Hagstrom Retroscape H-III review

Hagstrom’s H-III was a classic 60s instrument and this update captures its spirit perfectly. Marcus Leadley takes a look… By the..

John Page Classic Ashburn review

A boutique-style S-Type with a name that will be familiar to students of Fender’s recent history. Chris Vinnicombe does a turn…..

Italia Maranello Z review

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Trev Wilkinson’s eye-catching Italia basses have found favour with the likes of Manic Street Preachers’ More...

Hartke HyDrive HCH210 500W Bass Cabinet review

Popular for their bright clean sound, Hartke amps date back to the 1970s. Gareth Morgan looks at the company’s new 500-watt..

Sandberg California II VM4 & TM5 review

Here’s a pair of new basses from German company Sandberg; one pristine, one less so… Gareth Morgan investigates It’s been two..

TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper review

Ditto copy A floor-based, dual-track looper with effects, that prides itself on its simplicity… There is an extensive choice of loopers on the..

Six of the best – Low-Power Valve Gigging Combos

6otblpvgc While the sound of a 100-watt valve amp at full tilt is a uniquely thrilling experience, it’s rarely practical. Meet six..
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DIY Workshop: Gretsch Conversion Part One

Huw Price finally fulfils a long-held ambition as he takes a well-worn vintage Gretsch Anniversary and turns it into a 50s-style..
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Chord Clinic: Powerchords – Two note tricks

Remove the third from your chords and you get the appropriately named powerchord, a staple of rock, punk and pop music...
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Carter Vintage Guitars – A Rare Vintage

Although it has been open only since June 2013, Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville has quickly become an essential port of..

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