Tag archive for ‘Electric Guitars’
Guitar & Bass August-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Gretsch Electromatic G5420T & G5422G-12 review

After Gretsch introduced the affordable Streamliner Series, the Electromatic line could only move up. Huw Price investigates… Gretsch really upped its game with the new Streamliner series, so much so that you More...

Guitar & Bass August-15
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Fender Deluxe Strat HSS & Classic ‘68 Strat Texas Special review

Two new Strats separated by 5,000 miles of Pacific Ocean, inspired by very different eras. Chris Vinnicombe racks up the air miles… Although they share that timeless, curvaceous double-cutaway body shape and More...

Guitar & Bass July 33
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

G&L ASAT Classic & Tribute Series ASAT Junior II review

Solidbody pioneers George & Leo live on in the familiar silhouette of these two very different guitars. Review by Richard Purvis Thirty years after the launch of the first G&L ASAT, Leo Fender’s More...

Guitar & Bass June 2016-13
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Danelectro ’59M Spruce & ’64 review

Danelectro guitars offer cool, quirky tones and retro looks at reasonable prices. Marcus Leadley tests a pair of new models… As well as its legacy as a classic guitar brand of the 1950s and 60s, Danelectro’s More...

Guitar & Bass August-6big
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Fano Standard JM6 review

Masters of bespoke boutique go ready-made. Chris Vinnicombe finds out if the Fano experience is alive and well in the new Standard Series… October 2015 saw Dennis Fano leave the company he founded and launch More...

Guitar & Bass June 2016-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Gretsch Players Edition & Vintage Select Edition review

It ain’t nuthin’ but a G twang as Chris Vinnicombe checks out a couple of contrasting new takes on old classics from Gretsch… Winter NAMM 2016 saw Gretsch unveil a stack of new models and restructure More...

Guitar & Bass May 2016-10
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Kauer Arcturus review

Kauer guitars feature high-quality tonewoods, boutique pickups and on-trend shapes. Huw Price tests out the Arcturus… Besides being a fine-looking offset guitar, there are two features that really distinguish More...

Guitar & Bass May 2016-3
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Gibson Memphis 1958 ES-335 VOS review

1958 was also the year of the sunburst Les Paul, the Flying V and the Explorer, but Gibson’s thinline archtop was arguably the greater achievement. Chris Vinnicombe winds back the clock… It’s hard to More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Letters from America: Koll Duo Glide

Saul Koll produces around 100 highly sought-after guitars a year in his Portland, Oregon workshop. Dave Hunter checks out the versatile Duo Glide… I first encountered Saul Koll’s guitars several years More...

Guitar & Bass February 2016-7
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Hagstrom Retroscape H-III review

Hagstrom’s H-III was a classic 60s instrument and this update captures its spirit perfectly. Marcus Leadley takes a look… By the time the mid-1960s, arrived, Swedish guitar maker Hagstrom was already well More...