As Gretsch Guitars celebrates its 135th anniversary in style, we chart the history of one of the company’s most famous electric date-markers: the Anniversary model.
Ted McCarty was arguably the most influential CEO of any guitar company, and he designed more iconic hardware and guitars than pretty much anyone else.
Musician, inventor and a huge figure in Fender’s history. We celebrate the life and times of Leo’s greatest sideman…
If Ray Butts was still around, he’d be the embodiment of boutique. Huw Price profiles a man ahead of his time…
A beginner’s guide to picking your first electric six-string—what to look out for, what to ignore and everything in-between.
We find out precisely what makes golden-era Les Pauls tick and explain how you too can taste the tone fantastic without breaking the bank.
Lester Polsfuss was much more than the iconic guitar that came to bear his name. Les Paul was also a musical pioneer and a recording trailblazer. We examine the life of a true innovator…
Your tone and volume pots can have a significant impact on your sound, but how much do we actually know about what makes those controls work?
A beginner's guide to picking your first electric guitar amplifier for practice, playing in a band and keeping on good terms with the neighbors.
A beginner’s guide to picking your first acoustic six-string—how shape, materials and price matter.