Farida Wombats Guitar Reviewed by Roland’s Lee Wrathe

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The Limited edition Farida Wombats guitar finds its way into the hands of Roland’s guitar guru Lee Wrathe The Farida Wombats Artist Designed guitar landed a few weeks ago and has had guitarists drooling ever since. Farida sent one of the few available over to Roland’s guitar guru, Lee Wrathe, who was really quite taken… Read More

A Classical Guitar That Is Affordable But Amazing?

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The Merida Trajan T-5 is a classical guitar the defies all logic of affordability and quality… Finding a truly great-sounding classical guitar on a budget can be a thankless task. Whilst there are many steel-strung acoustic guitars that seem able to provide a level of quality that is way above what could be expected from… Read More

James Morrison Farida Artist Designed Guitar Coming Soon

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James Morrison is set to be the next artist to receive a Farida Artist Designed Guitar! The Farida Artist Designed range has a new forthcoming model: James Morrison is latest artist to get his hands on a stunning signature model. The UK singer songwriter has established himself as that rare artist, with both ‘muso’ credibility… Read More

Merida Guitars – A Stunning New Brand At Dawsons

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You might not have heard of Merida Guitars (yet), but we’re sure you’re going to love them as much as we do… One of the great things about the music trade shows that go on throughout the year is the many amazing, but unknown suppliers that exhibit their wares, and Merida guitars is great example… Read More

Brian May Gets His Hands On Min-ETune Technology

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Gibson’s new Min-ETune Technology is causing a stir – Brian May praises his new Min-ETune equipped SG One of the most unexpected additions to the 2013 Gibson catalogue was the addition of Min-ETune automatic tuning systems. Auto-tuning tech is not new to Gibson- the brand has pioneered this with groundbreaking guitars such as the Robot… Read More

Metallica TC Electronic Guitar Rig Revealed

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The TC Electronic Guitar Rig that powers the Metallica live show has been revealed TC Electronic Guitar technology has been behind the juggernaut tone of the Metallica live show for some decades. Despite this, no manufacturer has ever had the privilege of getting up-close and personal with the band’s rig. Until now… TC Electronic G-Major… Read More

Ibanez Iron label Guitars Coming Soon

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The new Ibanez Iron Label guitar range provides everything we love about Ibanez – Pure ‘Metal’ Guitars with no unwanted extras With the new Ibanez Iron Label guitar range, the Japanese brand seems to have distilled all of the aspects that make their instruments such a hit with the metal fraternity, and trimmed away anything… Read More

TC Electronic Toneprint Software Editor revealed

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Now, TC Electronic Toneprint pedals can be edited – New Toneprint Editor Software is Unveiled The rather splendid TC Electronic Toneprint pedals are a great indication of the Danish brand’s unrelenting pursuit of innovation. Effectively, this technology meant that compatible Tone print pedals and devices could be effectively ‘re-programmed’ with new settings, or new effects… Read More

Taylor Adds Grand Orchestra Acoustic Body Shape

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The Taylor Guitar range has a new shape: the big, beautiful and balanced Grand Orchestra The Taylor guitar brand is renowned as a great innovator, and as proof that it is never happy to rest on its laurels for long, it has unveiled the new Grand Orchestra body shape. Pitched as a ‘more robust alternative’… Read More

New Fender Mandolin Pays Tribute To The Stratocaster

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A new Fender Mandolin offers the classic electric mandolin features with Strat styling – the Mando-Strat is born… The Fender Mandolin range has long been a favourite among mando players who want to take their performances live within a band. Providing onboard pickups, with ‘bombproof’ construction, these are true workman’s tools, much like their guitar… Read More