Looking to create that swirling sound effect? These are the best phaser pedals to try from MXR, Strymon, Walrus Audio and more
The definitive rundown of the legends, unsung heroes, virtuosos and trailblazers that make bass great
This quartet of new amps from Boss, Blackstar, Yamaha and Fender looks to close the tone gap between all-digital and valve guitar amplification – are they getting closer?
A half-century after the album’s original release, Zappa embarked on the ultimate labour of love when his Zappa Plays Zappa project planned to tour Hot Rats
Taylor talks about the gear behind his, err, Live sound, and explains why Jazzmasters are like family and the Marshall JCM800 is his desert island amp
The desktop guitar amp market is getting crowded and these from Yamaha, Blackstar, Fender and more might just be the finest money can buy
The singer songwriter tells us about how bass has become central to her creative process and performances
Stephane Wrembel’s annual The Django Experiment albums are mind-blowing odes to the music, legacy and influence of the late, great Django Reinhardt
The albums that shaped Les Claypool, frontman of Primus, solo performer, film-maker, novelist and master collaborator...
Back in 2012, we met the bassist turned political activist, commentator and now recipient of his own signature instrument
We check out the D’Angelico EX-Bass, Ibanez ASB180 and AGB205 Warwick RockBass Star Bass 4- & 5-strings