Tag archive for ‘Features’
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Six Of The Best – Acoustic Pickups

Getting a good live acoustic sound – using either a pickup, a mic or a combination of the two – is a tricky business. Here are six solutions Fishman Rare Earth Single Coil Pickup Price £109 Contact www.jhs.co.uk British More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 25th, 2016

All About… Attenuators

All amps have sweet spots where they sound best, but it’s not always possible to crank them up to gig-level volume. That’s where attenuators come in. Huw Price explains… It took electric guitarists a very More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Talking ’Shop: Taran Guitars – Personal Touch

As the driving force behind Taran Guitars, Rory Dowling pours his heart and soul into his bespoke instruments. He takes Mark Alexander on a guided tour of his workshop… Secret places are always the hardest More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Six of the best – Low-Power Valve Gigging Combos

While the sound of a 100-watt valve amp at full tilt is a uniquely thrilling experience, it’s rarely practical. Meet six great, low-power valve combos… Fender Blues Junior III Price £490 Contact www.fender.com This More...

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

Carter Vintage Guitars – A Rare Vintage

Although it has been open only since June 2013, Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville has quickly become an essential port of call for guitarists passing through Music City. Lock up your credit cards and step inside… Story More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 18th, 2016

All About… Modulation

A number of classic effects come under the umbrella of modulation. Huw Price explains how to tell your vibrato from your chorus and your phaser from your rotary speaker… Modulation, in stompbox terms, generally More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, April 15th, 2016

All about… Telecaster Bridge Pickups

More than perhaps any other iconic guitar, Fender’s Telecaster has two very distinct pickups with different sounds. Huw Price takes it to the bridge… When you think about it, Leo Fender didn’t really have More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Interview: George Gruhn – Guitar George

No visit to Nashville is complete without a trip to Gruhn Guitars. G&B meets its owner, the world’s leading authority on vintage American electric and acoustic guitars and related instruments. “My mother More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, April 11th, 2016

Interview: Daughter – How Not To Disappear Completely

London trio Daughter released the follow-up to their critically lauded debut album If You Leave in January. G&B met guitarist Igor Haefeli to find out how they went about making something even better… How More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Interview: John Petrucci – Pet Sounds

Dream Theater’s latest offering, The Astonishing, is just that – a two-hour concept album telling an engrossing story, with music written by guitarist John Petrucci. Simon Bradley hears how he did it… There’s More...