Tag archive for ‘Fender’
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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Vintage Bench Test: 1967 Fender Custom Telecaster

A special place in guitar history may be reserved for pre-CBS Fenders, but Huw Price finds that this 60s Custom has many of the features of that golden age. A very long time ago, describing a guitar as ‘vintage’ More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Interview: Dan Auerbach – The Arcs

When Black Keys mainman Dan Auerbach created his new musical project, he wound up playing “a lot of bass”, blending Mariachi with psychedelia and producing an unofficial East LA hit he has dubbed “kind of More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Ones To Watch: Lanterns On The Lake

North-East post-rockers with DIY ethic A chance drunken encounter in a Newcastle pub ultimately led to the formation of Lanterns On The Lake in the mid-noughties. The fledgling band, then known as Greenspace, More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

News: Fender reveal Mike Campbell Limited Edition “Heartbreaker” Nocaster

Fender Custom Shop has just revealed the Mike Campbell Limited Edition “Heartbreaker” Nocaster. The Mike Campbell Nocaster is inspired by a vintage Fender that Campbell has used on a vast amount or records with More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

All About… Tremolo

Tremolo is the daddy of guitar effects and we’ve used it since the 1940s. But there has always been confusion about what it really is. Huw Price charts tremolo’s ups and downs… Those of us who experienced More...

Tele Workshop opener
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 30th, 2015

DIY Workshop: Tele Renovation

It’s that age-old conundrum – do you upgrade or trade up? With its comfy played-in neck and road-worn charm, Gary Walker’s ‘Made In Mexico’ Tele felt as if it had the potential to be a great guitar. Huw More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

News: Fender announces Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster

Fender has just released the new Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster. The new Hendrix Strat comes in Black or Olympic White and also features a reversed headstock and bridge pickup to really give you the ‘Hendrix’ More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Interview: Vintage Trouble – 1 Hopeful Rd

AC/DC, The Who, Lenny Kravitz, Bon Jovi – all these greats have had the pleasure of Vintage Trouble opening for them. Now, after four hardworking years, ‘everybody’s favourite support band’ have finally More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Six of the best… bass gigging combos

When it comes to bass combos, there are heaps of options out there. Here are some of the best ones…   PJB Suitcase Compact Price £799 Contact www.pjbworld.com PJB’s 300-watt Suitcase Compact is More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Private Collection: John Etheridge – Eclectic Warrior

John Etheridge is widely revered for his genre-spanning dexterity on the fretboard. His guitar collection is just as eclectic, as Lars Mullen discovers… John Etheridge is regarded by many a musician in the business More...