Tag archive for ‘Gear’
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

DIY Workshop: ’57 Fender Vibrolux Project

Huw Price restores a tweed classic to its former glory and sends it back out onto the gigging circuit. Vintage bargains are still out there if you’re prepared to take the time to look around, and you aren’t More...

Guitar & Bass October-8
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

PRS Paul’s Guitar review

Paul Reed Smith’s name is on all of his guitars, but this one combines his favourite features. Chris Vinnicombe takes a look… It’s 30 years since a young Paul Reed Smith took 20 guitars to The NAMM Show More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Finhol Accutronics Spring Reverb review

Here’s a no-nonsense solution for anyone who needs classic spring reverb sounds. Accutronics spring reverbs (formerly produced by the reverb division of The Hammond Organ Company and now by Accu Bell Sound Inc) More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork review

A no-nonsense pitch shifter and harmoniser with bags of attitude. In a nutshell, the Pitch Fork is a polyphonic pitch shifter and harmony pedal that offers up to three complete octaves, plus a selection of closer More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

JHS Colour Box review

Recording guitars direct divides opinion, but it’s the only way to recreate some iconic tones. Huw Price opens up the Colour Box… The acronym `DI’ stands for `direct inject’, and during the 1980s More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, September 4th, 2015

J Rockett Audio Designs Boing Reverb review

After trying complex studio-type reverb effects, you may long for a simple one-knob spring reverb. Will the Boing pan out for Huw Price? JRockett Audio Designs – maker of the superb Archer pedal, one of our More...

Guitar & Bass September-12
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Diago Sprinter review

Diago Sprinter an ultra-portable, lightweight mini-board with soft case Pedalboards don’t come much simpler than the Sprinter. Though Diago also manufactures hardcase boards that measure more than a metre More...

Guitar & Bass September-4
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, September 4th, 2015

West Coast Pedalboard Little Rock review

High-quality, bespoke board that can be tailored to your every need… Based in Sonoma County, California, West Coast Pedalboard has been hand-building a variety of designs using as many US-sourced parts as More...

Guitar & Bass August-24
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Strandberg Boden 8 Custom Shop review

Despite the retro-obsessed nature of our industry, some guitar makers continue to innovate. Chris Vinnicombe takes a walk on the wild side… Full disclosure: a headless, fanned fret eight-string couldn’t More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Duesenberg Caribou review

Duesenberg’s most individual guitar design is back, with new colours, new pickups and a revised control layout. Huw Price does the Caribou test. I was smitten by the Duesenberg Caribou when I first reviewed More...