Huw Price

Guild F-240E Review: Jumbo tones at a bargain price

Guild jumbos are iconic instruments and this affordable version from the Westerly Collection combines classic looks with a solid spruce top and a Fishman pickup system.

The Big Review: Are Gibson’s Murphy Lab Les Pauls as good as it gets?

Gibson fans have waited decades for the company to make vintage-accurate Les Pauls with no caveats, compromises or corners cut. Will their patience be rewarded by the new Murphy Lab models?

How to buy a vintage Gretsch guitar

Buying vintage Gretsch guitars is not without risks. There’s non-originality and outright forgery to consider, as well as structural issues that can compromise looks and playability. After reading this guide, you’ll know a good one when you see it.

My Bloody Valentine, Kevin Shields and me: recording guitar with a shoegaze icon’s Huw Price was a studio engineer for My Bloody Valentine during their early 90s pomp: with the band’s hugely influential back catalogue finally available on streaming platforms, he looks back at the unique experience working with the Sultans Of Shoegaze.

How to buy a vintage Strat

Many of us dream of owning a vintage Fender Stratocaster but distinguishing Relics and fakes from the real deal requires an in-depth knowledge of timelines, manufacturing processes and arcane details. Here’s our guide to authenticating vintage Stratocasters.