All About… Reverb

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Since the birth of the electric guitar, players have sought to go beyond natural ambience and room acoustics. Reverb gives us that ability. Andy Price plates up the info… Ever since the inception of recorded music, sound recordists have attempted to incorporate natural ambience into their work to give the impression of space, distance and natural More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Andy Timmons – Soundtrack of my life

The virtuoso guitarist talks us through some of the diverse influences on his playing… As guitarist for hard rockers Danger Danger, Andy Timmons sold more than a million records worldwide and toured with More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Interview: Paul Weller on Saturns Pattern, guitars and pushing boundaries

The Modfather’s 12th solo album finds the former Jam and Style Council man refusing to rest on his creative laurels and continuing to push stylistic boundaries. He tells Jeff Slate about the record’s origins, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Private Collections: Brad Williams – Brad About Guitars

Brad Williams’s work recording guitars in the television industry has seen him gather a vast collection of instruments. Lars Mullen takes the tour… Brad Williams handles audio sound designs for an international More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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Paul Right Now: Paul Kossoff’s 1959 Gibson Les Paul up close

Though Paul Kossoff died in 1976, aged just 25, his blues-rock playing and distinctive vibrato continue to influence guitarists across the globe. Steve Clarke analyses his ’59 Gibson Les Paul Standard in unprecedented More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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DIY Workshop: 60s Strat Pickguard Project part two

In the second and final part of our DIY Workshop, Huw Price shows you how to give your Fender Stratocaster a sixties makeover… In part one of this project series, I identified all the components and parts More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Reader Boards: Sam Atkins

An obsession with posting pictures and videos of his guitars, amps and pedals has seen Sam Atkins accumulate over 3,000 Instagram followers. We get the skinny on his favourite toys… What inspired this setup? “My More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Six of the best – Open Mic Night Essentials

Stand out from the crowd at your local open mic night with these tone and performance-enhancing essentials… G7th Performance 2 capo Details Price £29 Contact www.g7th.com To say that British company G7th More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Private Collection: Nick Smith – Bass Desires

It’s all about the bass for Nick Smith, with the emphasis on imaginative design and great quality. Lars Mullen visits a place where the four-string is king… Nick Smith has been a pro bass player since 2001, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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DIY Workshop: 60s Strat Pickguard Project, part one

In the quest to nail authentic 60s Stratocaster tones, a set of vintage-style pickups can only get you so far. Huw Price reveals the secret ingredients and tech tips you need to make your Strat look and sound like More...