B&G Little Sister review

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With its ES-140-like body and a slot-head parlor neck, is the B&G Little Sister a retro curio or a viable player? Huw Price finds out… Back in 2011, David Weitzman was listening to Robert Johnson and gazing at the famous photo of him holding a Gibson L-1. The `fat and throaty tones’ of early Delta blues guitarists became an obsession and More...

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Letters from America: Thorn Artisan Limited – Series 3

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Finhol Accutronics Spring Reverb review

Here’s a no-nonsense solution for anyone who needs classic spring reverb sounds. Accutronics spring reverbs (formerly produced by the reverb division of The Hammond Organ Company and now by Accu Bell Sound Inc) More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork review

A no-nonsense pitch shifter and harmoniser with bags of attitude. In a nutshell, the Pitch Fork is a polyphonic pitch shifter and harmony pedal that offers up to three complete octaves, plus a selection of closer More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Jackson Ampworks The McFly review

Jackson Ampworks’ The McFly brings vintage Fender circuits into the present with some modern twists. Huw Price blasts off… Jackson Ampworks is a small boutique amplifier company based in Fort Worth, Texas. More...

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J Rockett Audio Designs Boing Reverb review

After trying complex studio-type reverb effects, you may long for a simple one-knob spring reverb. Will the Boing pan out for Huw Price? JRockett Audio Designs – maker of the superb Archer pedal, one of our More...

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Diago Sprinter review

Diago Sprinter an ultra-portable, lightweight mini-board with soft case Pedalboards don’t come much simpler than the Sprinter. Though Diago also manufactures hardcase boards that measure more than a metre More...

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Hotone Skyboard Junior review

Is the tiniest pedalboard on test useful in grown-up scenarios? The smallest board of our magnificent seven, the Hotone Skyboard Junior can accommodate about six of the company’s tiny Skyline series stompboxes, More...