Fender Jazzmaster 60th anniversary

Fender celebrates 60 years of the Jazzmaster

May 21, 2018 in Gear, News

The iconic guitar brand commemorates the anniversary with three new, limited edition models in 2018: the ’58, Triple and Classic…

Gibson Custom Mick Ralphs 1958 Les Paul Standard Replica

Mick Ralphs’ Les Paul gets the replica treatment

November 27, 2017 in Gear, News

Original guitar played by the Bad Company and Mott The Hoople songwriter is replicated in detail by Gibson’s Custom Shop…

Fusion Guitars

iPhone-integrated Fusion Guitar goes on sale

August 15, 2017 in Gear, News

More than 20 years in the making, “the world’s most advanced electric guitar” becomes available to musicians in the US…

Korg AW-LT100GB tuner

Korg offers extended lightweight tuning

May 30, 2017 in Gear, News

Manufacturer says the new AW-LT100G clip-type tuners provide 100 hours of continuous operation, with miniaturised models for guitar and bass…

Justin Guitar Beginner Song Course by FourChords

Learn to play FourChords

December 19, 2016 in Gear, News

YouTube guitar teacher Justin Sandercoe and software development studio Musopia join forces to create a FourChords beginners’ guitar learning app…

Roland JC-22 Jazz Chorus guitar amplifier

Roland releases JC-22 combo

October 29, 2016 in Gear, News

The iconic Jazz Chorus guitar amp gets trimmed down, making it suitable for home practice, songwriting, recording and intimate performances…

PRS CE24 Standard Satin

PRS brings the bolt-on back

October 3, 2016 in Gear, News

After almost 10 years out of PRS Guitars’ lineup, the CE24 Standard Satin continues to build on the bolt-on platform…

Epiphone Masterbilt Century Collection

Epiphone produces Masterbilt Century collection

August 15, 2016 in Gear, News

The 140-year-old brand’s first line of new archtop acoustic/electric guitars made to be played and amplified as true acoustic instruments…

Fender Mod Shop

Fender introduces new Mod Shop

June 22, 2016 in Gear, News

Iconic guitar brand allows players to select the look, feel and sound of their instrument, then modify their selection online…

Mitchell MO120CESB acoustic-electric guitar

Mitchell announces new orchestra-style guitar

June 13, 2016 in Gear, News

US manufacturer introduces an affordable acoustic-electric instrument with a smaller body consisting of spruce top and mahogany back and sides…

PRS SE Bernie Marsden guitar

PRS Guitars announces SE Bernie Marsden final run

May 24, 2016 in Gear, News

Only another 250 of the Whitesnake songwriter’s signature guitar will be made available across Europe, before the model is discontinued…

Washburn Apprentice Series acoustic guitars

Washburn presents the Apprentice

January 30, 2016 in Gear, News

Washburn Guitars unveils its Apprentice Series, consisting of two Grand Auditorium-style acoustic guitars with a Barcus-Berry LX4 pickup tuner system…

Willcox Atlantis electroacoustic guitar

Willcox Guitars previews Atlantis electro-acoustic guitar

July 5, 2015 in Gear, News

Atlantis is the first to employ LightWave Optical Pickup Systems, with infrared light technology rather than mics or magnetic pickups…

The Ashburn from John Page Classic

John Page Classic introduces the Ashburn

April 4, 2015 in Gear, News

Model provides the magic touch of John Page – former co-founder of Fender’s Custom Shop – in a production guitar…

Neo-Buster Soundhole Pickup

Fishman ToneDEQ Preamp and Neo-Buster Pickup made available

November 27, 2014 in Gear, News

The acoustic tech specialist prepares to make its Neo-Buster ‘feedback fighting’ soundhole pickup and ToneDEQ preamp available to all dealers…

Fender releases new acoustic-electric pack

November 11, 2014 in Gear, News

The venerable US guitar maker unveils the FA-300CE Acoustic/Electric guitar pack with SLIDE interface plus AmpliTube and Rock Prodigy software…

Lindo LDG-56CEQ electro-acoustic guitar

Review: Lindo LDG-56CEQ electro-acoustic guitar

February 5, 2014 in Gear

Bristol-based Lindo Guitars make a move upmarket with this highly attractive electro-acoustic that’s made to fit the sub-£500 price bracket…

Chord Native N4BB Bubinga electro-acoustic guitar

Review: Chord Native N4BB Bubinga electro-acoustic

January 14, 2014 in Gear

Manchester-based Chord extend their popular Native range of electro-acoustic guitars with a touch of the exotic, at an affordable price…

Ten tips for the guitar-playing songwriter

August 18, 2013 in Features, Tips & Techniques

Berkleemusic Ambassador James Linderman offers up some advice for those who do the bulk of their songwriting on the guitar…

Getting started in recording

Studio Start-up Part 2: Recording hardware

May 30, 2012 in Features, Gear, Tips & Techniques

In part 2 of our guide to getting started in recording, we look at the hardware options – and smartphone…