Tag archive for ‘Electric Guitars’
Guitar & Bass November-31
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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James Collins GTA review

Down in rural East Sussex, James Collins hand builds singular, double-cuts from beautiful timber. Huw Price tests his GTA… Should I be forced to choose a single word to describe the James Collins GTA, it would More...

Tyyster opener
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Tyyster Pelti review

With its sheet metal body and internal pickup, the Tyyster Pelti is more than a retro-modernist fancy. Huw Price goes (mint) green Maybe it’s something to do with the persistent cold, or the long winter months More...

Guitar & Bass November-12
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Vigier GV Rock review

The best-known electric luthier outside of the US unveils a new single-cutaway design. Richard Purvis assesses its true worth… France may not appear a very rock ‘n’ roll country. Alhough they have More...

Guitar & Bass November-7
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Godin Session LTD review

A limited edition of a workhorse, with new finishes, upgraded pickups and a clever vibrato system. Simon Bradley investigates Canadian company Godin has always produced a wide and versatile choice of instruments, More...

Guitar & Bass November-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 23rd, 2015
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Patrick James Eggle Macon Carved Top review

After focusing on acoustics in recent years, one of the UK’s best luthiers is back in the electric game. Chris Vinnicombe plugs in. Patrick Eggle will be a familiar name to most readers, whether because of the More...

Guitar & Bass extras-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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B&G Little Sister review

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 More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Letters from America: Thorn Artisan Limited – Series 3

Dave Hunter checks out boutique exotica from Thorn, the Artisan Limited – Series 3… I have sometimes experienced a sort of inverse relationship between the amount of precision a guitar maker brings to More...

Guitar & Bass October-8
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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PRS Paul’s Guitar review

Paul Reed Smith’s name is on all of his guitars, but this one combines his favourite features. Chris Vinnicombe takes a look… It’s 30 years since a young Paul Reed Smith took 20 guitars to The NAMM Show More...

Guitar & Bass September-25
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Gretsch G9555 New Yorker Archtop with Pickup review

When rock ’n’ roll was in its infancy, most electric guitars looked like this. Chris Vinnicombe needs no excuse to go retro… The original Gretsch 6050 New Yorker was introduced as a budget archtop in the More...

Guitar & Bass August-24
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Strandberg Boden 8 Custom Shop review

Despite the retro-obsessed nature of our industry, some guitar makers continue to innovate. Chris Vinnicombe takes a walk on the wild side… Full disclosure: a headless, fanned fret eight-string couldn’t More...