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In this issue

Blueprint: Martin Custom Shop Super Dreadnought.

In My Life: Charlie Burchill.

Gear Of The Year.

One For Your Money

Following last year’s release of the award-winning Dept. 10 valve pedals, Blackstar’s multi-function, paperback-sized new tone machine has arrived to cover any need

One For Your Money

6 mins

Team Player

Chapman is the latest brand to take advantage of York-based UK Guitar Builders’ manufacturing facility to produce its new flagship model. We plug in the first batch

Team Player

6 mins

Design For Life

This well-appointed single-cut from Vintage might just give the big boys a run for their money

Design For Life

2 mins

Dish The Dirt

The famous DS-1 has been on sale since 1978, but now here’s a revamped version of Boss’s best-selling compact pedal

Dish The Dirt

2 mins

Gimme Five

Walrus Audio adds to its Five-State range of overdrive and distortion effects with this quintet of fuzzes in one box

Gimme Five

2 mins

the Wishlist Dream gear to beg, borrow and steal for...

PRS Robben Ford Limited Edition McCarty £4,995

the Wishlist Dream gear to beg, borrow and steal for...

3 mins

Gas Supply

Our pick of the month's most delectable and wallet-bothering new gear

Gas Supply

3 mins

Fretbuzz

A monthly look at must-hear artists from all corners of the guitar world,from the roots of their sound to the tracks that matter most

Fretbuzz

2 mins

Albums

The month's best guitar music a hand-picked selection of the finest fretwork on wax

Albums

4 mins

Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware)

Neville Marten recalls how playing thousands of good and bad instruments has gained him a degree from the guitar university of life’

Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware)

4 mins

Under Pressure

This issue, Alex Bishop deals with the twin troubles of tension and playability that you may encounter when building a guitar

Under Pressure

3 mins

And Custom For All

Fender's Mod Shop offers buyers the chance to custom-build a new guitar andit’s cheaper than going the Custom Shop route. Our editors try it out

And Custom For All

6 mins

Voice Leading

Richard Barrett shares some useful gradual transitions between chords around the fretboard

Voice Leading

2 mins

WALTER TROUT

Now in his 70s, having survived rock 'n' roll excess and a debilitating pandemic-induced depression, Walter Trout takes us on the emotional road he travelled to release his 30th solo album, Ride, a record that revisits the trials of his New Jersey childhood and affirms his place in the annals of blues-rock

WALTER TROUT

10+ mins

GEAR YEAR OF THE

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN WE PRESENT OUR PICK OF 2022’S MOST OUTSTANDING GEAR

GEAR YEAR OF THE

1 min

THERE'S A STORM A'COMING

Rising prices are everywhere, including on our cherished guitars. VWWe discuss the background to the ongoing price hikes with the head of PRS Europe, Gavin Mortimer

THERE'S A STORM A'COMING

3 mins

MAINSTREAM ELECTRICS

Irresistible builds from both sides of the pond

MAINSTREAM ELECTRICS

2 mins

PRESTIGE ELECTRICS

The flawless electrics that reside at the peak of guitar design in 2022

PRESTIGE ELECTRICS

2 mins

TAYLOR 724CE KOA

Taylor’s commitment to a more ecological approach regarding the use of timbers in its guitars is exemplified in its new koa-bodied 700 Series.

TAYLOR 724CE KOA

1 min

THE ACOUSTIC PARADOX

Are there times when a top-ofthe-range acoustic guitar is just foo good to use for the job in hand?

THE ACOUSTIC PARADOX

2 mins

AMPS

Portable power with vintage tone, modern features or both you're spoilt for choice

AMPS

2 mins

BLACKSTAR ST JAMES EL34 1x12 COMBO

In recent years we've seen many guitar amplification designs leveraging Class D technology to produce lots of watts from unfeasibly small packages.

BLACKSTAR ST JAMES EL34 1x12 COMBO

1 min

FLOOR AMPS & MULTI-EFFECTS

Compact tone from world-class amps-in-boxes and feature-packed multi-effects processors

FLOOR AMPS & MULTI-EFFECTS

2 mins

UNIVERSAL AUDIO UAFX RUBY '63 TOP BOOST AMPLIFIER

Universal Audio has been on a stompbox roll recently. Following a trio of effects last year, the company has condensed the sound and features of three classic amps into three stompboxes.

UNIVERSAL AUDIO UAFX RUBY '63 TOP BOOST AMPLIFIER

1 min

MXR CUSTOM SHOP CSP039 DUKE OF TONE

Plenty of players would like to get their hands on an Analog Man King Of Tone, the twin-channel stompbox based on heavily modded circuitry from the Marshall Bluesbreaker pedal.

MXR CUSTOM SHOP CSP039 DUKE OF TONE

1 min

EXTRA, SPECIAL

We devote so much thought to big gear purchases but it's the little things that make the difference from day to day, we argue

EXTRA, SPECIAL

3 mins

CHARLIE BURCHILL

He's the Glasgow guitar maverick who broke into the 80s stadium league with Simple Minds. Now, as the band return with 18th album, Direction Of The Heart, Charlie Burchill tells us about pushing the envelope, falling for the White Falcon, commandeering The Edge's rig, and why you won't catch him playing powerchords

CHARLIE BURCHILL

8 mins

ALTER BRIDGE

Guitar duo Myles Kennedy and Mark Tremonti discuss their new album, custom guitars, the art of crafting long songs, and why you really, really don't want tinnitus...

ALTER BRIDGE

6 mins

Lustre For Glory

A trio of Gibson dreadnoughts with faded satin nitro finishes, vintage appointments and modern-day electronics. Serious players or mere novelty acts? Let the auditions begin...

Lustre For Glory

7 mins

Clarity Redefined

Premium-quality USB audio interfaces designed for producers, engineers and artists.

Clarity Redefined

1 min

Cool Cats

There’s no pussyfooting around for new company KittycasterFX as it hits the ground running with a pair of serious tone-shapers

Cool Cats

5 mins

SUPER 'NAUT

If you can't make the world’s most influential acoustic guitar better, you can always make it bigger, explain Scott Sasser and Tim Teel of Martin

SUPER 'NAUT

10+ mins

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Guitarist Magazine Description:

PublisherFuture

CategoryMusic

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyMonthly

Strum, pick, and play your way through the enchanting world of guitars with Guitarist Magazine. Your ultimate guide to all things guitar, from techniques to gear and artists. Explore the latest in guitar news, lessons, and inspiration by reading Guitarist Magazine.

Guitarist Magazine, published by Future, is more than just a publication; it's your backstage pass to the world of guitars. With a rich history and a profound love for the instrument, this magazine is the definitive source for all guitar enthusiasts.

As you flip through the pages of Guitarist, you'll embark on a melodic journey through the world of guitars:

* Guitar News: Stay updated with the latest guitar industry news, from new releases to artist features.

* Lessons and Techniques: Elevate your guitar skills with lessons, tips, and techniques from experts and artists.

* Gear Reviews: Discover in-depth reviews of guitars, amplifiers, pedals, and accessories to make informed choices.

* Artist Profiles: Learn from the best with profiles of guitar legends and emerging talents.

* Music and Inspiration: Dive into the world of music, with features on albums, tracks, and the artists who make them.


Get ready to enhance your guitar skills and dive into the world of guitars with Guitarist Magazine. Subscribe now and join a community of passionate guitar enthusiasts. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, Guitarist Magazine has something special for every guitarist. It's time to play and be inspired!

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