The dark art of ‘voicing’ a guitar top is part science, part art, but ultimately about adding and subtracting in all the right places
On his latest album, Solo, the jazz guitar luminary plays alone with just a looper for company, and it turned out to be a learning experience that was a lot of fun too
Tube amps are old hat, right? If so, Blackstar didn’t get the memo – the St. James series transforms 50 watts of classic tone into a tech-enabled tour de force
The top kid’s guitars available today and everything you need to know to get your child started with the guitar
Four decades on, we look back at the birth of Squier and Fender JV, and why Fender decided to go big in Japan...
The Black Keys sideman and songwriter says good things come in small packages: namely, mini-humbuckers and Fender amps
The Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers legend sits down to share gear war stories, explain what makes a good session player, and discuss his first solo album, the brilliant Speed of Heat
From vintage-style classics to modern single- and double-cut options, here's our pick of electric guitars that deliver for less than a grand
Keith Anderson makes his livelihood bringing rare Fender Japan electrics into the UK and he’s seen thousands over the years. Here he explains the appeal
We twist them, we turn them, but how often do we think about our guitar’s controls? Switching them out can be a cheap upgrade and an easy win for improving our tone
The desktop guitar amp market is getting crowded, but our top picks from Yamaha, Blackstar, Fender, and more might just be the finest money can buy
The British folk-blues guitarist talks lost Teles, ugly SuperStrats and the gear treasure trove that is Norwich Cash Converters...
Our pick of the best affordable earplugs to protect your hearing from the din of the rehearsal room to the stage
This Thumpin' Thursday, let’s go way back to trace the history of an iconic bass with a body shape that remains radical to this day
The neo kid in town revolutionized cab design, allowing smaller, lighter units to punch above their weight
Let's take a deep dive into the world of these revered vibratos, their history, and the popular mods and maintenance tips that will keep them running in perfect order for years to come