Tag archive for ‘Gear’
Guitar & Bass June 2016-13
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Danelectro ’59M Spruce & ’64 review

Danelectro guitars offer cool, quirky tones and retro looks at reasonable prices. Marcus Leadley tests a pair of new models… As well as its legacy as a classic guitar brand of the 1950s and 60s, Danelectro’s More...

Guitar And Bass April 2016-35
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Bourgeois Piccolo & D-Custom review

The Pine Tree State of Maine is home to premium acoustic maker Bourgeois. Huw Price tests the Piccolo Parlor and D-Custom… Bourgeois has carved out a reputation as one of the finest acoustic guitar manufacturers. More...

Guitar & Bass May 2016-11
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Taylor 858e 12-string review

Taylor’s new top-of-the-line 12-string has been optimised by master luthier Andy Powers. Huw Price does the dozen… Incredible as it may seem, not so long ago Taylor Guitars was still a fairly obscure operation. More...

Guitar & Bass August-6big
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Fano Standard JM6 review

Masters of bespoke boutique go ready-made. Chris Vinnicombe finds out if the Fano experience is alive and well in the new Standard Series… October 2015 saw Dennis Fano leave the company he founded and launch More...

Guitar & Bass June 2016-21
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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B&G Big Sister bass review

Israel’s B&G Guitars turned heads with its awesome Little Sister six-string last year. Rod Fogg meets its four-string sibling… B&G’s Big Sister bass is inspired by the Little Sister guitar, More...

Guitar & Bass June 2016-26
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Fender Bassbreaker 007 & 15 review

“A new breed of sound that words can’t describe,” says Fender. This might be the shortest review that Chris Vinnicombe has ever written… After a teaser campaign, Fender’s Bassbreaker range was officially More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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Smooth Hound Classic Wireless Guitar System

A high-quality yet eminently affordable wireless system that incorporates cable simulation technology. Simon Bradley plugs in… Smooth Hound is the brainchild of Chris Fryer, an engineer who’s turned his More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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McNelly Sparkletron review

All that sparkles is not gold, but it could be for an extra five quid. Huw Price does the twang thang with a nickel set of McNelly Sparkletrons… For many years, TV Jones was the only manufacturer offering More...

Guitar & Bass May 2016-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 12th, 2016
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J Rockett Archer Ikon, ThorpyFX Peacekeeper & Wampler Tumnus review round-up

No pain, low gain? Chris Vinnicombe dips into one of the most flooded areas of the market and tries three leading contenders… The boutique effects business has mushroomed in recent years, and there’s More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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ThorpyFX Warthog review

Adrian does ‘rocky’ with an American flavour. Chris Vinnicombe goes the whole ’hog…  Following last month’s in-depth look at British Army Major Adrian Thorpe’s Peacekeeper low-gainer, here we turn More...