Vintage – Willing and Stable

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Tone, weight, looks, comfort, neck feel… many and varied are the reasons that we adore a guitar, but one crucial quality often gets lost in the mix. Phil Harris reminds us of a factor that can often send a guitar to the block Some guitars can be put in a case for years, and they’ll still be in tune when you take them out; with others, you can put More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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Private Collection – Nick Ryan

If you’re going to devote your life to a tribute act, then wise up, follow Nick Ryan’s example, and pick a guy with great taste in guitars – and face furniture. Lars Mullen uncovers a little piece of Texas… Nick More...

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By Richard Flynn On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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Private Guitar Collection: That’s Snow Business

Hauling 60 guitars out into the freezing cold is worth it when it’s Nigel Pickering’s fine collection. Fuelled by biscuits and hot chocolate, Lars Mullen sets to work Nigel Pickering has decades of playing More...

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By Richard Flynn On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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Private Collection – Reflex Action

From Duran Duran to the Sugababes and many projects besides, Dom Brown is a player who needs the right guitar for every occasion. Lars Mullen visits his studio Having toured and recorded with a host of household More...

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By Richard Flynn On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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Private Collection – Reflex Action

From Duran Duran to the Sugababes and many projects besides, Dom Brown is a player who needs the right guitar for every occasion. Lars Mullen visits his studio Having toured and recorded with a host of household More...

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By Richard Flynn On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Private Collection: Golden Greats

Try as he might, Peter Holyman just can’t break his all-consuming addiction to the great, time-honoured big-name guitar models and why on earth should he? Lars Mullen meets a man who knows what he likes Notice More...

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By Richard Flynn On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Private Guitar Collection: London Chording

The third album from the capital’s Bluesmix combo is a canny blend of soulful funk, jazz and, yes, blues – and guitarist Robert Fleming knows exactly what he needs to get a righteous sound. Robert Fleming More...

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By Richard Flynn On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Private Collection: London Chording

The third album from the capital’s Bluesmix combo is a canny blend of soulful funk, jazz and, yes, blues – and guitarist Robert Fleming knows exactly what he needs to get a righteous sound. ‘It’s More...

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By Richard Flynn On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Private Collection: London Chording

The third album from the capital’s Bluesmix combo is a canny blend of soulful funk, jazz and, yes, blues – and guitarist Robert Fleming knows exactly what he needs to get a righteous sound. The last More...

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By John Callaghan On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Hooked On Classics: All Hands On Neck

You can switch your strings, buy new pedals, tweak the settings on your amp and change your sound in many ways, but one thing you can’t easily escape is the feel of a guitar’s neck. Phil Harris ponders More...