How To Sound Like: The 1975

Louche Pop Hooks From the North West of England   The North West of England has been responsible for some of the best known musical talent around the world. Oasis, The Beatles, A Flock Of Seagulls (!)…the list goes on. You can add The 1975 to that list now, as the Cheshire-based pop-rockers become the… Read More

The New Fender 2017 American Professional Series Has Arrived

Ionic Fender designs return with modern improvements It seems that the creative minds at Fender never sleep! 2016 alone has been responsible for producing some of the brands most beautiful designs, such as the Fender Offset Series and Fender Elite Series of guitars and it seems there’s no sign of stopping this freight train of creativity…. Read More

Fender Made In Japan – The FSR Japan Range Returns

Rejoice! The Fender FSR Japan series is back! The Fender Made in Japan range of electric guitars has now become a coveted series that players of all kinds, including collectors and touring musicians alike, search high and low to get their hands on. But why? Aside from the fact there’s simply not a lot around, it… Read More

Fender Offset Series Guitars & Basses Revealed

The return of the Fender offset guitar for the modern player The Fender offset series of guitars has been revisited in 2016 providing fans of the more “Alternative” looking (and sounding) guitars with a whole range of beautifully crafted instruments that give a firm nod to the designs of old with a slew of new features for… Read More

New Rockin’ Gibson Range For 2017 – A Quick Look

Classic designs, modern improvements 2017 spells an even more interesting year for Gibson. They’re totally spoiling us with this new range, which has so far included a gorgeous array of acoustics for the modern musician, but the imminent release of some of the best electric guitars the brand has ever made has set tongues wagging…. Read More

An Amazing Year For Fender Gets Even Better

Discussing the new Fender 2016 Deluxe range of guitars 2016 has been an absolute landmark year for Fender, with the brand releasing some absolute essential instruments and amplifiers for professional musicians such as the Elite Range and Fender Bassbreaker series of amps. The release of the Fender Elite range in particular has seen the brand… Read More

Talking Tiny Terror and O Bass – Orange Amplification Interview

We talk new gear with the legendary Adrian Emsley NAMM 2016 was a fantastic year for the guitar world, yielding new products from some of the world’s most prestigious and well-known brands, including Orange. We have already spoken about some of this new equipment in an earlier blog, but at NAMM 2016 we were lucky enough to chat to Orange Technical… Read More

Fender Interview – Discussing The American Fender Elite Series

Fender Elite – the next step in the evolution of the guitar Fender guitars are synonymous with popular music. Maintaining their position as one of the most revered and widely used brands in music, evolving their equipment to suit the modern musician whilst keeping one foot firmly in their deep rooted history, Fender refuse to be… Read More

Fender Announce New Elite Series

New neck, noisless pick-ups and more. Fender unveil Elite series for 2016… Fender never disappoint when it comes to new product reveals and this year their appearance at NAMM 2016 has set guitar lovers in a tailspin. With the introduction of the new Fender Elite series of guitars and basses comes a variety of fantastic… Read More

New Gretsch Streamliner Guitars For NAMM 2016

Great Gretsch guitars for 2016 When you hold a Gretsch guitar the history of the guitar is almost tangible, instantly transporting you back in time to feel like you’ve just joined the ranks of the guitarist hall of fame, sat beside Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Chet Atkins. For 2016, Gretsch have revived their famed Streamliner… Read More