Taylor 614ce review

Guitar & Bass August-13

Forget all you know about maple. Taylor’s new-look 600 Series is here to challenge your preconceptions. Rick Batey takes a look… The story with the 2015 Taylor 614ce, in a nutshell, is that we’re seeing all the structural and cosmetic changes implemented by new master luthier Andy Powers trickling gradually down through the series. He began More...

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J Rockett Audio Designs Pedal Reviews

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Strymon’s latest luxury stomper aims to emulate the quirky delays of the past… but not the analogue ones. Richard Purvis gets a repeat prescription… We all know the accepted story: analogue delay is warm, More...

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