Two models that hark back to the glory days of acoustic guitar making – but there’s a very subtle twist to the tale...
Lowden isn’t known for its nylon-string models, but the long-running Jazz Collection houses some fine ‘crossover’ instruments in its typical high-class style
Walrus Audio’s new Mako series pedal presents a greatest hits of modulation and offers multiple adjustable parameters to shape your tone
J. Rockett’s tribute to Billy Gibbons is an overdrive offering amp-like feel in a compact box – for that Texan sound and more
Forty years on from the launch of the Japanese-made JV series Strat and Tele, Fender revisits the range with ‘modified’ versions that claim to offer the best of the old and the new
Victory’s latest addition is a highly portable all-valve preamp with a 180-watt power amp, digital reverb and built-in Two Notes Torpedo cab sim technology
To celebrate Ed Sheeran’s mega-selling Equals album, his guitar company has come up with this wee wonder. And like the star behind it, it is a bona-fide crowd-pleaser
It may look like a straightforward Grand Concert cutaway from the outside, but there’s toneful innovation aplenty going on behind the scenes
The second design from Cream T’s well-received guitar venture shows off a different direction with some offset style, pickup swapping and an aggressive starting price
One of our favorite signature guitars from one of our favorite guitar players gets a more affordable Japanese makeover. How does it stack up?
PRS guitars are very expensive and loaded with bling, right? Not this one. The start-up PRS gets a 24-08 makeover that should interest any hard-working player
There’s no let-up to the tsunami of Fender-inspired clones out there. Here’s another from Jet Guitars – but this one has an unusual hot-rod and relic'd style
This formidable new boost offers up a choice of preamp flavors and is just the sort of super-practical tone sweetener you'd want to superglue to your pedalboard
A pair of boutique dirtboxes from the Italian amp and pedal maker bearing heady Marshall and Dumble vibes respectively
As Takamine celebrates its 60th year, we look at two very different models that cover a lot of musical ground…