Gear Of The Year: Best affordable electric guitars of 2019

Ten of our favourite affordable electric guitars of the year, starring the Fender Vintera range, a super Sterling by Music Man and a Chapman Strat-style guitar.

Gear Of The Year: Best effects pedals of 2019

Pedals are a vital part of a guitarist's rig, and thankfully, 2019 was a great year for effects units. From the Strymon Volante, an exceptional echo machine, to the Beetronics Swarm, a devastating fuzz box, this year saw the introduction of dozens of great pedals.