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Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review – Premier Guitar


Premier Guitar

Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review
Premier Guitar
As Jane Austen might have written had she worked for a guitar magazine, it is a truth universally acknowledged that early Marshall amps “borrowed” heavily from the Fender Bassman circuit. Marshall would go on to define its own unique sound world, but ...

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Review: Prestige Guitars Troubadour – Guitar World Magazine


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Review: Prestige Guitars Troubadour
Guitar World Magazine
In short, it's everything you could want from a single-cutaway solid body guitar and more. FEATURES. In addition to its hand-selected, solid 3/4-inch carved maple top and mahogany body, which is sourced locally just outside of Vancouver, the Prestige ...

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Review: Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe Rotary Speaker Pedal – Guitar World Magazine


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Review: Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe Rotary Speaker Pedal
Guitar World Magazine
The Lester G's additional features also make it better suited towards electric guitar, as one might infer from the “G” designation. Traditional rotary effect controls include Volume, Slow and Fast rotation speed (with center detents the reproduce the ...

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Review: Fender The Edge Strat and The Edge Deluxe Amp – Guitar World Magazine


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Review: Fender The Edge Strat and The Edge Deluxe Amp
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When U2 guitarist The Edge joined FMIC's board of directors in May of 2014, industry observers speculated that his new relationship with Fender would lead to a signature model guitar even though The Edge's role with the company was more ambitious and ...

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Pete Doherty, tour review: Doherty’s guitar solos were more accurate than usual – Evening Standard


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Pete Doherty, tour review: Doherty's guitar solos were more accurate than usual
Evening Standard
When Pete Doherty dons a three-piece suit, he's usually on his way to the magistrates not the music venue. Yet last night it was his attire for his Eudaimonia solo tour, a show that in many ways defied expectations. Eudaimonia, as the Greek scholars ...

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Review: Gretsch G2655T Streamliner Center-Block Jr. Double Cutaway with Bigsby – Guitar World Magazine


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Review: Gretsch G2655T Streamliner Center-Block Jr. Double Cutaway with Bigsby
Guitar World Magazine
For this review, I took a look at the Gretsch G2655T Streamliner Center-Block Jr. Double Cutaway with Bigsby. It may be a mouthful to pronounce, but the G2655T is a superb guitar that's well suited to handle a spectrum of styles from super-charged hard ...

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Review: Ernie Ball Music Man James Valentine Guitar – Guitar World Magazine


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Review: Ernie Ball Music Man James Valentine Guitar
Guitar World Magazine
James Valentine, guitarist for the band Maroon 5, once said in an interview that he avoided designing his own guitar because he realized that he was better off playing a bunch of different guitars, like the Teles and 335s that he often switched between ...

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Seymour Duncan Invader Review: Bridge and Neck Pickup Set – Guitar World Magazine


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Seymour Duncan Invader Review: Bridge and Neck Pickup Set
Guitar World Magazine
Far from what I would consider a subtle boost, the Invader pickup set completely transformed the tone of my guitar. There's a distinct richness and crunchiness to the treble end, responding well to pick dynamics and small scrapes. This gives off a ...

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