Matrix Elements VB800 Head Review

Can you really get the tone and power of a British-voiced rig without any of the shoulder-wrenching heft? Review by Martyn Casserly Description: 400W solid state/valve hybrid amp head. 2 x 12AX7s in preamp stage. Made In the UK Price: £549 Contact: Matrix Amplification – support@matrix amplification.com – 0845 108 54 49 -uk.matrixamplification.com/ Let’s More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Dinosaural OPA-101 Overdriven Pre-Amp Review

Transparent yet muscular, we reckon this new overdrive from the UK’s Dinosaural could be a future classic. Review by Richard Purvis…. Description: Overdrive pedal. Made in UK RRP: £199.99 Contact: More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Yerasov Classic 50 Review

Bigger, louder and much, much blacker, can the Russian company’s new all-valve combo impress us as much as the award-winning 15-watter did last year? Review by Huw Price Description: Single-channel 50/12W More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Vigier Excalibur Thirteen Review

If you fancy adding a French accent to your vocabulary of guitar sounds then the Vigier Excalibur Thirteen has panache and je ne sais quoi to spare. Review by Marcus Leadley Description: Solid body electric More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Taylor 814ce Review

Completely re-voiced with a fair few subtle design changes, does the 2014 version of the flagship 814ce still sound like a Taylor? Review by Rick Batey Description: Grand Auditorium-sized cutaway electro-acoustic. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Strymon OB.1 Optical Compressor Review

Strymon are well-known for their guitar delays and reverb, but how does their compressor stack up in a tricky bass situation? Review by Gareth Morgan Details Description: Guitar or bass guitar optical compressor More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Sandberg California MarloweDK 5-String & Electra TT Reviews

Sandberg is delivering the goods with a five-string version of one of its tastiest signature models plus a genuinely fine medium-priced four-string. Review by Gareth Morgan Details Description: Solidbody bass. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Pete Turner Marrakech Madagascar Review

Blending the old-fashioned and the modern with considerable style, Pete Turner’s instruments offer a very different sonic flavour to a vintage ampliphonic guitar. Review by Huw Price Description: All solid More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Crafter DG-Rose Plus Review

If you fancy a bit of legend in your life, then Crafter Guitars are celebrating their lack of mid-life crisis with a mythically-themed special edition electro-acoustic. Review by Rick Batey Details: Cutaway More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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DOD Overdrive Preamp 250 & Phasor 201 Review

We all need wallop and wobble, but can a pair of reissues of ’70s devices really match up with the trickery of today? Review by Richard Purvis Details: Overdrive Preamp 250 Overdrive Pedal. Made in China Price: More...