The hottest trend in distortion pedals this season seems to be scuzz – hip guitar-slingers can’t get enough of the spitty, spluttery, scratchy sound...
We’ve seen rackmount studio compressors with fewer controls than this little pedal from Romanian maker Becos. Can it possibly sound as ‘pro’ as it looks?
Another vintage brand is back from the dead – but these boutique-style stompboxes have little in common with the Teisco guitars of the 1960s.
Updated for 2019, this angular rocker features new pickups and a sharper focus on detail.
V-Class bracing makes its presence felt in a smaller package as we check out a Grand Concert cutaway electro featuring an intriguing wood combination.
A versatile, hybrid fuzz with active EQ and some angry tones that go way beyond the retro stylings. Could this be the one fuzz to rule them all?
With a reputation for superior tone, no-frills design and a client list that would be the envy of any amplifier manufacturer, Andy Fuchs knows a thing or two about high-end tube amplification. Here’s a model from the Fuchs stable that you don’t need to be rock royalty to afford…
Specially commissioned by British blues guitarist Aynsley Lister, this take on the classic single-cut format comes equipped with a wrapover bridge and an old-school pickup combination.
With its spectacular faded flametop and double-cream pickups, this 1959 Les Paul is a fire-breathing rock monster with a storied past. Time to meet the Richrath Burst.
UK company Snap Dragon claims to have created a “no-compromise travel guitar” – we find out if it should be in your carry-on this summer.