Musikmesse 2015

With all eyes descending on Frankfurt this week we thought it best to keep all our news and show reports in one place for ease of navigation – Keep checking back for all the latest news, product More...

Bernard Butler Interview – Trans Temporal

Bernard Butler invites G&B to his studio to talk of how a guitar inspired his new project Trans and of working with David McAlmont, Ben Watt, and folk legend Bert Jansch. Interview More...

The Hoax Interview – King Blues

Jesse Davey and Jon Amor, back together with their musical brethren in the magnificent, mould-breaking Hoax, talk of gear and how they braved taking on the songs of the great More...

Mike Stern & Eric Johnson Interview – Guitar Summit

Mike Stern and Eric Johnson arrived at the peak of six-stringed creativity via very different routes, but put them in a studio and the sparks fly. Interview by Michael Heatley. More...

iPad: The Ultimate Guitar Tool

This slim device can do so much more than games and surfing: with the right add-ons, it can be your guitar nerve-centre. Martyn Casserly has been shopping Since its introduction More...

Gear of the Year 2014

Throughout each year we rate every piece of equipment under review for quality of sound, construction, value and, heck, just plain coolness. The very best of the best makes it More...

Jack Bruce Retrospective – Captain Jack

Bassist, singer and songwriter Jack Bruce carved a unique swathe though music for over five decades. Gareth Morgan pays tribute When we lost Jack Bruce on the 25th October, More...

The New Issue Of Guitar & Bass Is On Sale Now

The new issue of Guitar & Bass Magazine is on sale Friday April 3rd, and this month we’re looking at how the Fender More...

The New Issue Of Guitar & Bass Is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass Magazine is on sale Friday 6th March, and this month we’re hotfoot from NAMM More...

Musikmesse 2015: BOSS PW-3 Wah Pedal Announced

BOSS have also revealed a new space-saving wah pedal at this year’s Musikmesse. The PW-3 is...

Musikmesse 2015: BOSS SY-300 Guitar Synth Unveiled

Amongst the wide range of new products revealed by Roland/BOSS is the SY-300 Guitar synth pedal...

Musikmesse 2015: Taylor Grand Concert Models

Taylor have revealed two brand new grand concert models at this year’s Musikmesse, read on for...

D’Angelico EX-59 & EX-175 Review

If you’re looking for some real jazz-age glitz and glamour then these handsome D’Angelico archtop electrics More...

Michael Kelly Deuce Classica Review

2015 is shaping up as a good year for high-quality low-price semi-acoustics. Marcus Leadley checks out the latest instrument from Michael..

Hagstrom Viking Delxue Custom Review

What’s the Swedish word for guitar? Well, it’s ‘gitarr’ – but as far as the music world is concerned, it might..

Reverend Dub King Bass Review

The Reverend Dub King brings a welcome splash of originality to the short-scale semi-hollow bass market. Review More...

Roscoe Century Standard Plus 4JM Bass

Roscoe’s Century Standard is tasteful, streamlined and well-equipped – and the ‘Plus’ option gets you a sweet maple top. Review by..

Burns Nu-Sonic Bass Review

If you’re looking for light weight and impeccable ’60s credibility then the weeny but addictive Nu-Sonic might be for you. Review..

BOSS Waza Craft SD-1W and BD-2W Reviews

Waza Craft, the posh end of the Boss stompbox line, takes on two of the best-known overdrives in the world. Review..

Kemper Profiler Head Review

Pino Palladino, Tony Levin and a bunch of other big names are using the Kemper Profiler, now expanded for bass. Review..

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 –..

Guitar Techniques: One Step Beyond

This month we’re looking at some cool chord extensions and chord substitutes… Following on from last month’s finger twisting jazz progression,..

Weapons of Destruction – High Volume Gear

The Great Backline Wars of the 1970s led to many a rock band casualty, yet Phil Harris wouldn’t have missed the..