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Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Gibson J-50

A vintage Gibson acoustic is many a producer’s secret weapon and this gorgeous example certainly has ‘that’ sound.

The Big Review: Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster

Most of us will never get the chance to see a vintage Broadcaster in the flesh, let alone play one, so Fender’s 70th Anniversary production model might be the next best thing. 

DIY Workshop: Easy and affordable humbucker and P-90 pickup mods

Unhappy with your tone? Before you throw money at the problem and install a new set of pickups, try these simple modifications first. You may find your existing pickups can be tweaked to sound better than you’d ever imagined.

Review: Echopark DT Series The 59

Now built in the heart of Motor City, Echopark Guitars continue to make waves. This stripped-down rock ’n’ roll machine certainly looks the part, but how does it sound?

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Fender Rosewood Telecaster

Late-1960s Telecasters are not especially rare – unless they happen to have a rosewood body and neck like the guitar George Harrison played on the roof of the Apple building in 1969.

Review: Analog Man Jim Weider Big-T Telecaster pickups

When a Tele-picking great joins forces with boutique pedal aficionado and respected pickup manufacturer to design custom pickups, expectations are bound to be high. But how do these aftermarket Telecaster pickups stack up?

DIY Workshop: How to spray a 1950s-style cherry sunburst finish

Nothing beats the look of a late 1950s Les Paul Standard. Find out how to mix your own colours and spray your own sunburst using period-correct materials – and the best thing is you don’t even need specialist equipment.

The Big Review: Taylor Builder’s Edition 652ce

With compact dimensions, softened edges and reverse stringing, this is no ordinary 12-string.

Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Fender Bass VI

The ultimate secret weapon in the recording studio?

How to set up Filter’Tron pickups

To get the best from Filter’Trons, you need to set them up properly and ensure that the accompanying electronic components are present and correct.
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