Tag archive for ‘Gibson’
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Exclusive: Pete Townshend’s The Who Live Rig

On the eve of The Who’s British Summer Time show at Hyde Park, we were granted exclusive access to every inch of their live rig – read on to find out how Pete Townshend gets that sound… Teenage angst, blistering More...

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

Interview: Jared James Nichols Q&A

With his leonine locks, Jared James Nichols could be a mane attraction as he tours with Glenn Hughes this autumn. G&B chats to him about Les Pauls, Lynyrd Skynyrd and his new album. Blues-rock is a difficult More...

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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...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Private Collections : Paul Hemmings – Mersey Paradise

During the late 80s, Liverpudlian Paul Hemmings enjoyed spells in The La’s, and later The Lightning Seeds. Lars Mullen gets a tour of his guitar collection. “This was a very creative period,” recalls More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Gibson Memphis ES-Les Paul Black Beauty & Epiphone Les Paul Standard Florentine Pro review

Most regard the midrange push of a slab of mahogany as fundamental to the timeless magic of great Les Paul tone. Chris Vinnicombe finds out what happens when you introduce a little air into the equation in the More...

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

Interview: Paul Weller on Saturns Pattern, guitars and pushing boundaries

The Modfather’s 12th solo album finds the former Jam and Style Council man refusing to rest on his creative laurels and continuing to push stylistic boundaries. He tells Jeff Slate about the record’s origins, More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Private Collections: Brad Williams – Brad About Guitars

Brad Williams’s work recording guitars in the television industry has seen him gather a vast collection of instruments. Lars Mullen takes the tour… Brad Williams handles audio sound designs for an international More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Paul Right Now: Paul Kossoff’s 1959 Gibson Les Paul up close

Though Paul Kossoff died in 1976, aged just 25, his blues-rock playing and distinctive vibrato continue to influence guitarists across the globe. Steve Clarke analyses his ’59 Gibson Les Paul Standard in unprecedented More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Gibson Reveal New Additions to 120th Anniversary Models

Gibson have revealed some new additions their range of 120th anniversary models. Not surprisingly the stylish designs reflect various generations of Gibson guitars. The new designs include a Flying V 120, Explorer More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Guitar Workshop: Gibson Les Paul Standard 1959 Tom Murphy

Even the most fabulous and expensive guitar can use the touch of a skilled tech to get it set up and purring like it should. Steve Clarke takes a look at a used high-end Les Paul reissue to see how it stacks up Over More...