Freshman Songwriter Series SONGDCERW & SONGOTSB Review

From travel guitars to a 12-string, Freshman’s all-new Songwriters look very promising indeed. We take a closer look at a cutaway dread and an OM. Review by Huw Price Details Freshman SONGDCERW Description: More...

Born in the USA – Rickenbacker HQ

In Santa Ana, California, there’s a family business which makes guitars and basses with a style and a sound quite unlike any other. Join Lars Mullen as he gets the complete guided More...

25 Ways to Upgrade Your Fender Stratocaster

How can you improve a guitar that’s been described as already close to perfection? Huw Price has 25 ways to make your Fender Strat play and sound better than ever before – More...

25 Ways to Upgrade Your Stratocaster – Part 2

We continue with the second helping of tips to fundamentally improve your Fender Stratocaster for the better… 17: Saddles Most of the changes that were instigated More...

Guitar Techniques: Arpeggio Armoury

Step right this way for more practical ear training to help improve your musical senses. Arpeggios are formed from scales. For example, to make a C major arpeggio, you take the More...

Guitar Techniques: Chromatic Scales

Hum along and hear your musicianship improve with every step. Douglas Noble reveals all In this part of our journey through various guitar techniques we are solely concerned More...

Guitar Techniques: Tap Tempo

Welcome to the arpeggiated land of tapping: abandon all credibility, ye who enter here… And now for something completely different. After a couple of Boot Camps based More...

Guitar & Bass Magazine Vol 25 No 11 is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar and Bass magazine is on sale now, this month we’ve got a huge guide to the legacy of Texas More...

Guitar and Bass Magazine Volume 25 Issue 10 is On Sale Now!

The latest issue of Guitar and Bass magazine is on sale now!, and this month we’re exploring the top 25 ways More...

Boss Release New RC-1 Loop Station Pedal

Boss have released an amazing looking new Loop Station, the RC-1 improves on the previous iterations...

Haze Guitars Release Truss Rods Made Easy e-Book.

Haze Guitars have released an amazingly helpful e-book ‘Truss Rods Made Easy’ The guide is available...

Guitar & Bass Classics – Fender Stratocaster Bible

Guitar & Bass Classics – Fender Stratocaster Bible is on sale now, this latest addition to...

Godin Richmond Empire P90 Review

All the way from Canadee-i-o, a nicely-priced take on the redoubtable and time-honoured slab-of-mahogany-plus-two-P90s More...

Schecter USA Custom Shop Hollywood Classic Review

The recipe is familiar, but if you’re looking for custom shop quality and tone at a fair price you’re on the..

Vigier Excalibur Thirteen Review

If you fancy adding a French accent to your vocabulary of guitar sounds then the Vigier Excalibur Thirteen has panache and..

Brubaker Brute Series MJXSC-4 Review

Modern single-cut bass designs have a longer body which aims to stiffen the neck and reduce deadspots. How does More...

Brian May Bass Review

Even if the inescapable Queen association doesn’t appeal to you, the Brian May Bass is still a refreshing ’60s-inspired medium-scale instrument...

MTD Kingston Z5 Review

Michael Tobias’s MTD basses are high-end, but the import Kingston line offers the same elements for a lot less lolly. Review..

Mooer Spark Series Review

Suffering a shortage when it comes to pedalboard real estate? Marcus Leadley tries out some itty-bitty pedals with a big sound…..

Two-Rock Coral 40W Combo Review

Is your search for tone and performance leading you away from the world of mainstream amps and into the mysterious territory..

Anna Calvi Interview – Lady Grinning Soul

Anna Calvi – the mercurial vocal powerhouse that utilises the guitar as a sonic paintbrush, through which she paints a cinematic..

Beat The Buzz – Guitar Recording Workshop

Is it really possible to eliminate all those annoying hums, buzzes and pops from your recording setup? Yes, it is –..

Never Left Behind – Vintage Left Hookers

As a lad Phil Harris saw the left-hand fork in the road and turned right instead, but vintage left-hookers are very..