Tag archive for ‘Features’
Gabrielle Aplin-31
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Interview: Gabrielle Aplin talks Light Up The Dark and “old guitars with stories”

If you’ve switched on your radio lately, you’ve heard Gabrielle Aplin. The English singer-songwriter with the world at her feet tells all about her collaborative new album and the “old guitars with stories” More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

All About… Echo

Whether it’s rockabilly slapback, psychedelic feedback or crystalline delays, echo effects are fundamental to the sound of electric guitar. Huw Price tries not to repeat himself… The term ‘echo’ is often More...

Foo Fighters 1999 interview
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Foo Fighters 1999 Dave Grohl interview, unseen pictures

With Foo Fighters imminent return to the UK this weekend, we wind the clock back to Dave Hunter’s 1999 G&B interview with Foo Fighters and show you previously unseen images from the James Cumpsty shoot More...

Laying everything out is another useful procedure
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

DIY Workshop: Build your own Pedalboard

If none of the pedalboards on the market float your boat, it’s fairly straightforward to make your own – and save a few pennies into the bargain. Huw Price puts on his woodworking apron and safety goggles… In More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

10 of the Best Mini-Pedals

Shopping for mini and micro pedals? Here’s a selection of our favourites… 1) TC Electronic Ditto Looper Price £65 Contact www.tcelectronic.com Looping doesn’t get much more intuitive than this. 24-bit More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Six of the best… Pedal-Platform Amplifiers

So you’ve put that pedalboard together, now you need an amplifier that plays nice with stompboxes… Fender Hot Rod DeVille ML 212 PRICE £849 CONTACT www.fender.com This latest take on the popular Hot Rod DeVille More...

A Gallagher family favourite portrait, taken in Spain © Bob Hewitt
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Rory Gallagher remembered (1948-1995)

On the 20th anniversary of the passing of one of electric blue’s giants, Bob Hewitt looks back on the Irish musician’s life and talks to Gallagher’s brother Dónal in an exclusive new interview…  A More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Six of the Best – Retro Effects

Take inspiration from the sounds of yesteryear with these retro effects and give your rig a shot in the arm today 1: Strymon Flint Details Price £279 Contact MusicPsych 020 7607 6005 www.strymon.net There More...

BB King onstage in 1985
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 18th, 2015

BB King 1925-2015: a life in music celebrated

For the past three decades, Bob Hewitt has interviewed and photographed some of the world’s greatest musicians, as well as producing two films on the history of the Fender guitar. Here, with input from the More...

The Vintage Caravan frontman Óskar Logi
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Introducing: The Vintage Caravan

Interview with Óskar Logi, frontman of Icelandic heavy rock trio   Who are you and what is your role in the band? “I am Óskar Logi, guitarist, singer, songwriter, redhead, lyricist, maker of weird More...