We asked a range of vintage-guitar aficionados, industry experts, dealers and players for tips on securing the guitar of your dreams.
The ES-335 may be the greatest and most versatile electric guitar ever crafted within the hallowed walls of 225 Parsons St, Kalamazoo. Here, iconic figures such as Ted McCarty, Mark Knopfler and Larry Carlton recount the tale of the model’s revolutionary development and enduring influence.
We chart the development of an icon of mid-century modern design and hear from the people who witnessed its development and evolution first-hand.
We pick the legendary New York band’s definitive records.
On the troubadour’s 78th birthday today, we look at the heroes who helped shape his sound.
The outsider guitarist melds Delta blues, punk and noise rock into his freewheeling improvisational style.
On the anniversary of the legendary bluesman’s passing, we remember one of the most iconic instruments of all time.
Meet the quirky Japanese band that inspired the Flaming Lips’ Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots.
This family band have pricked the ears of fans around the globe for their sweltering blend of African and Western sounds – just don’t call it “world music”.
Austrian composer and guitarist Christian Fennesz weaves shoegaze and electronic music into ambient tapestries.