Gibson 2015 vs. 2014

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Famous range enhanced for 2015 As it continues apace with its plans to annually refresh its iconic range of guitars, Gibson has ushered in a few surprises with its 2015 collection. Sure, the same old faces are still there, from Les Paul Junior through to Standard via the obligatory SGs, but with slight amendments made… Read More

Gibson Memory Cable Review

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Musical amnesia a thing of the past thanks to unique new cable Ever had an idea so good, so unbelievably unique and so downright exciting that you can’t wait to share it with the rest of your band/friends/mum, only to completely forget it later? It’s the worst feeling you can have as a musician; you spend… Read More

Five Great 2014 Gibson Models

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It’s that time of year when suppliers refresh their range – Here are five great 2014 Gibson models to whet your appetite! Once the excitement of Xmas and New Year has subsided, you’d be forgiven for feeling a bit flat. Thankfully, the NAMM 2014 show arrives at the end of January, with a whole host… Read More

Mercury Prize 2013 – Some Of The Arctic Monkeys Gear

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Once again, we take a look at how the Mercury nominees create their sound: this time, we take a look at some of The Arctic Monkeys gear They were the toast of Glastonbury in the summer, 5th album ‘AM’ became the second fastest selling album of the year (debuting at no.1) and now, the lads… Read More

How Do Les Pauls Differ from Each Other?

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With 57 varieties (at least), you’d be justified wondering, how do Les Pauls differ from each other? ‘One guitar- many, many varieties’. That could be the advertising strap-line for the Les Paul, such is the number of different models available. There are several ‘standard’ models that have been around for decades, however. Here, we aim… Read More

Unusual But Classic Guitars

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In a world where many instruments are similar, there are still classic guitars that stand apart… It’s pretty much an accepted truth that with their earliest designs, both Gibson and Fender created instruments that are pretty close to perfection. This is supported by the fact that these guitars are all but unchanged today. In a… Read More

10 Interesting SG Facts

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It’s Gibson’s ‘hell raiser’ guitar, and it has a very interesting history – here are 10 SG facts that you might not know… The SG is one the most iconic guitar models ever made. Despite its association with rock, and reputation, perhaps, as the tool of choice for rock’s most rebellious and just plain noisy… Read More

Most Influential Electric Guitar Designs Ever

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The modern electric guitar is a surprisingly youthful thing – here are four of the guitar designs that made it was it is today… When something has been around for your entire lifetime, it can feel as though it has been around forever. To some, the guitar must seem like that. But, the guitar as… Read More

Best Guitars For Blues

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If you’ve got the spirit of the delta running through your veins, here’s a mini guide to four of the best guitars for blues… Though it’s easy to consider the Blues as a single musical form, the truth is rather more complicated. It is a many, many faceted musical genre. From the early Delta blues… Read More

Factory Experience Gibson Event Winner!

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As promised, someone who attended the excellent Gibson event at Liverpool walked away with a guitar… Whenever we announce that there’s a Gibson event due to take place at one of our stores, there’s always a lot of interest. The ‘Factory Experience’ at our Liverpool store was no different. This relatively new in-store event effectively… Read More