Gibson 2020 Les Paul & SG review round-up

Gibson 2020 Solidbodies review round-up
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After Gibson emerged from its financial travails with a change of ownership, the company hit the reset button. Quite literally, Gibson was restored to factory settings. Large sums were invested in quality control.

The collection was simplified. The brief was simple, too: put pro-quality, aspirational electric guitars into the hands of players who have always idealised the brand. One of the most significant changes to Gibson’s lineup is the split in the production line range between the Original Collection and the Modern Collection.

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.