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By On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Seagull Walnut Mini Jumbo Isys T Review

If North American build, a solid sitka top and Adirondack bracing sound like high-end specs then the price of this no-frills Seagull will make your eyebrows shoot skywards. Review by Huw Price Description: More...

By On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Gretsch G5620T Electromatic Center-Block Review

With a brand-new pickup arrangement, a Bigsby and a calming chunk of pine running down the middle, this semi-acoustic aims to nail the best of the old and the new. Review by Marcus Leadley Description: Semi-acoustic More...

By On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Guitar and Bass Magazine Volume 25 No 8 Is Out Now!

The latest issue of Guitar and Bass magazine is on sale Friday April 4th, and this month we’re exploring the first great reissue – the Gibson Les Paul Reborn! When the Gibson Les Paul got its mojo back. More...

By On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Single Coil Pickups – The Power of One

At the dawn of the electric age one pickup was all you got, but then came the ’50s and ’60s with switching choices aplenty. Is there still a place for a guitar with the bare minimum of electronics, reflecting More...

By On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Gibson EB Bass Review

Stylish, practical and very keenly priced, Gibson’s latest solidbody bass raises the eyebrows in more ways than one. Review by Gareth Morgan Details Description: Solidbody bass. Made in USA Price: £779 with More...

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By On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Albert Lee Interview – 70 Not Out!

Country rock hero Albert Lee is still applying his blinding skills on both sides of the Atlantic and preparing to celebrate his 70th birthday with a new album and two sold-out concerts in London. Interview by David More...

By On Monday, March 17th, 2014

Fret-King Black Label Espirit I Review

Handsome, quirky and most certainly rock-ready, the affordable Esprit I comes with more sounds hidden away in its single pickup than you might think. Review by Marcus Leadley Description: Solidbody electric More...

By On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Luther Dickinson Interview – Blues Crossing

Luther Dickinson and the North Mississippi Allstars are going back to their roots with an album dedicated to churning, elemental blues. Interview by Rik Flynn The blues can so often lose its way. Gone are the More...

By On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Casting Call – The Great Stratocaster Round Up

It’s the curvy classic that can do it all, depending on the pickups of course. But will a budget model deliver the delicious sounds and slinky feel of a high-end job? Grabbing nine current Strats with prices ranging More...

By On Monday, February 17th, 2014

Future Proof – Vintage Amps and Basses

A great guitar needs a great amp, and a great band needs a great bottom end. This month Sid Bishop looks beyond the limelight to investigate collecting guitar amplifiers and bass guitars Why would anyone want to More...