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Brexit: The perfect storm for UK guitar buyers?

Andertons, PRS and more react to the first weeks of trading.

The Industry Interview: Taylor Guitars CEO Kurt Listug on the past, present and future of the company

The story of how he managed to turn the products of a pair of Californian hippies into a brand that shook the acoustic guitar world.

The Industry Interview: Rickenbacker CEO John Hall

Rickenbacker’s head honcho on partying with The Beatles, the guitar industry’s obsession with the past and the conservative business strategy that has ensured the brand’s survival.

The Industry Interview: Orange Amps founder and CEO Cliff Cooper

From making waves in Swinging London to heading up a world-leading amplifier brand and winning awards along the way, Cliff Cooper looks back on more than 50 years in the business.

The Industry Interview: Chris Martin IV, CEO of Martin Guitar

The Martin Guitars CEO on heritage, innovation and turning around the fortunes of America’s oldest guitar company.

Legendary Marshall and Vox amp designer Steve Grindrod’s lifelong quest to craft the perfect tone

We talk to one of the industry’s most experienced engineers to find out what life was like at the cutting edge of British valve amplification – and what he plans to do next.