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By On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Private Collection: Atlantic Crossing

Gary Boner’s American travels have both shaped his songwriting and swelled his guitar collection – and when it comes to instruments, he knows what he likes. Lars Mullen hears all about it… Running More...

By On Monday, July 21st, 2014

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 much in demand… Although it might well be a lot better nowadays than it used to be, left-handed More...

By On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Private Collection: Royal Flush

When it comes to the game of guitars, Tee Kay is holding one of the best hands Guitar & Bass has seen in a good long while – a rare and tasty line-up of blue-chip archtops, thinlines and solidbodies. Lars More...

By On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Private Collection: Reverse Gear

Mikey Demus is the left-hooker riff merchant with dub metallers and festival favourites Skindred, and he’s got a strong penchant for the soldering iron and the spraycan. Interview by Lars Mullen For most More...

By On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Private Collection – Steel and Strings

The easiest roads don’t offer the best views, and when force of circumstance led Tom Doughty to change musical styles he discovered a whole new challenge – as well as an amazing world of 20th century guitar More...

By On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Guitar Workshop: Top Nut & Tales

A nut is so much more than a bit of plastic: alternative materials often make a huge difference, and an expert replacement can transform a guitar… Experienced guitar repairers have many tricks up their More...

By On Monday, June 9th, 2014

Tanglewood TW45 EG E Review

Small, well-priced and with a cutaway, this Tanglewood might suit a fingerpicker who plays on stage and is looking for something a little different. Review by Rick Batey Description: Mini jumbo-sized electro-acoustic. More...

By On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Private Collection: Reflex Action

From Duran Duran to the Sugababes and many projects besides, Dom Brown is a player who needs the right guitar for every occasion. Lars Mullen visits his studio Having toured and recorded with a host of household More...

By On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

George Harrison’s 1962 Rickenbacker Sells For $657,000

George Harrison’s 1962 Rickenbacker has sold for a whopping $657,000 at Julien’s Auctions House Music Legends and Rebels event over at Hard Rock Cafe in New York. The amazing piece of music history was More...

By On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Lakewood A-31 & M-18 Review

Since 1986, Germany’s Lakewood guitars have been flying the flag for quality European lutherie. We sample a couple: one fingerpicker, one all-rounder. Review by Huw Price Description: Cutaway grand concert-sized More...