Private Collection: Bass Station Alpha

We love seeing bass collections, and this one’s a corker. Paul Dunbar is fixated on acquiring the long-for instruments of his youth, and that means Fenders, Hofners, items from Vox, Burns, Guild… and a spectacular array of Gibsons. Interview by Lars Mullen ‘Many players and collectors from the 1960s seem to have a similar answer to that familiar More...

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By On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Private Collection – 12-Fret Program

Luke Potashnick and Paul Sayer of hard-working blues-rock combo the Temperance Movement both have great taste in classic guitar sounds. Interview by Lars Mullen The Temperance Movement is now in its third year,’ More...

By On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Private Collection: Rockin’ The House

David Morris has an abiding passion for quality rock instruments of the ’80s, with an impressive sideline in unique, ex-name guitars. Oh… and he’s also the MP for Morecambe & Lunesdale, with an office More...

By On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Private Collection: Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven

Gretsches, Hofners, Gibsons and more: join us on a guided tour of one man’s stunning guitar collection, all inspired by great music of the ’50s and ’60s, with a ton of rarities – and all in knockout condition. More...

By On Monday, September 8th, 2014

Private Collection: Great Pretender

A player with the depth, class and versatility of Robbie McIntosh, one the country’s most-respected guitarists, needs a selection of instruments to match.Lars Mullen drops by to examine the evidence Check More...

By On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Private Collection: Major Swing

As one of the UK’s hardest-working session players, Andy Mackenzie is a master on all types of fretted instruments and has something that will sound the part for every occasion. Lars Mullen hears his story From More...

By On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Private Collection: Forever Blue

From Gibson Firebirds to Les Pauls to thinline semis, from Fender Teles to Strats and Jaguars, from Epiphone archtops to Nationals, Sean Silvester’s guitars are all about one thing: delivering classic electric More...

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 Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Private Collection: Do The Locomotion

Nigel Barker came through a life-changing accident to reclaim the use of his injured hand and start a brand new musical life playing gigs and recording his own albums – and accumulating a selection of guitars More...

By On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Private Collection – Bass Odyssey

Lovingly assembled by a puppet of indeterminate species, this month’s Private Collection is merely a ‘greatest hits’ selection of one of the coolest, largest and most impressive groups of basses we’ve seen More...