Tag archive for ‘Fender’
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Private Collection: Bob ‘Angelo’ Sawyer

The former Iron Maiden guitarist is a veteran blues-rock player who has been in a plethora of bands. Lars Mullen takes a look at his collection… Sawyer with his collection of guitars, amps and pedals “There More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

DIY Workshop: ’57 Fender Strat Appraisal

Is it or isn’t it? Huw Price tries to figure out if there’s a genuine 1957 Stratocaster lurking beneath this dodgy refinish or whether it’s just fool’s gold… When I was a kid, vintage Stratocasters More...

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

Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Fender Stratocaster

An original custom colour Sea Foam Green Strat is many a Fender collector’s holy grail. Huw Price finds there’s more to this guitar than just a rare finish… It’s always a thrill to play any pre-CBS More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Fender Paramount PM-3 Standard & PM-2 Deluxe review

The six-strong Paramount series of electro-acoustics sport features that evoke 1960s Fenders and a range of spec and finish options. Rick Batey puts them to the test… Paramount – it’s a wonderfully More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, March 14th, 2016

Interview: Status Quo – No Substitute For Class

Following the release of a new ‘definitive’ hits collection, Accept No Substitute, charting the band’s six decades in music, we speak to Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt as Status Quo hit the road again… When More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Interview: Foals

At a time when British guitar music appears devoid of a credible standard bearer, Foals enter the new year with a brilliantly bold and expansive fourth album, a Brit Awards nomination and a sprawling world tour More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Ones To Watch: Poly-Math

Math-rockers with a taste for art A last-minute booking for the ArcTanGent festival in 2013 was a turning point for Brighton three-piece Poly-Math. Only six months into the band’s existance, having started out More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, February 29th, 2016

Vintage Bench Test: 1956 Fender Stratocaster

This barely-played 50s Strat has the unblemished appearance of a modern guitar. However, as Huw Price finds, it plays and sounds like a vintage dream… Originally given to The Music Guild in California by Fender More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, February 26th, 2016

Six of the best – Acoustic amps

Modern acoustic performers need great sound and onboard effects in a portable package. Here’s our pick of the best solutions… Ashdown Woodsman Parlour Price £149 Contact www.ashdownmusic.com Ashdown’s More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Private Collection: Gary Davies – Happy Anniversary

Lars Mullen meets Gary Davies, a man so enchanted by Fender’s Anniversary guitars that he resolved to write a book about them… Ever felt confused by the wealth of cool Fender Anniversary models? Gary Davies More...