Interview: JD Simo

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Tipped as the next big thing in contemporary blues-rock, JD Simo talks to Guitar & Bass about recording his latest album, learning from Bonamassa and the guitar that changed his life… JD Simo is the kind of guitarist you would enjoy recommending to your muso buddies. An advocate of all things vintage as well as a talented bluesman, he is More...

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All About… Attenuators

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Six of the best – Low-Power Valve Gigging Combos

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Carter Vintage Guitars – A Rare Vintage

Although it has been open only since June 2013, Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville has quickly become an essential port of call for guitarists passing through Music City. Lock up your credit cards and step inside… Story More...

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Interview: Ace from Skunk Anansie

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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All About… Modulation

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All about… Telecaster Bridge Pickups

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