Category Archives: Reviews

The Big Review: Taylor GTe Urban Ash

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Despite the many challenges facing the world, 2020 has seen a flurry of new designs from Taylor Guitars. Some, such as the soundport-equipped Builder’s Edition 816ce, blur the lines between production-line models and luthier-built custom instruments. Others, such as the recent American Dream guitars, have adopted a more utilitarian aesthetic … Continue reading The Big Review: Taylor GTe Urban Ash

Gear4Music WPM-200 Wireless In-Ear Monitor Review. The Cheapest and Most Affordable Solution?

It’s always a little disconcerting when there’s a product that seriously undercuts all others. Surely, it’s going to be no good? Well, when it comes to wireless in-ear monitor’s we have the Gear4Music WPM-200. At a little under £70, it’s worryingly affordable. But does it work? The short answer? Yes. However, there are obviously areas … Continue reading Gear4Music WPM-200 Wireless In-Ear Monitor Review. The Cheapest and Most Affordable Solution?

The Big Review: Gibson Custom ’63 Firebird V & ’65 Non-Reverse Firebird V

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar As detailed expertly by Tony Bacon elsewhere in this issue, the Gibson Firebird is one of several examples of an electric guitar design that was somewhat ahead of its time and only became truly iconic years after it had stopped rolling off the production line. It’s in good company, of … Continue reading The Big Review: Gibson Custom ’63 Firebird V & ’65 Non-Reverse Firebird V

The Big Review: Fender Vintera Road Worn ’50s Telecaster & ’60s Stratocaster

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Forget Trump, Brexit and COVID-19. A quarter of a century on from Winter NAMM 1995, when Fender first introduced Relic guitars to the world, factory ageing is still the topic most likely to set guitar forums and social media ablaze. Although Relics have been both a huge Fender success story … Continue reading The Big Review: Fender Vintera Road Worn ’50s Telecaster & ’60s Stratocaster

Review: Echoline Silicon Hi-Gain Fuzz

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Cornering the classily understated end of the British boutique pedal market, Echoline specialises in vintage-flavoured overdrive and distortion – and not, despite the name, echo. Luckily, there’s no such room for confusion with the company’s product names: on test today is a silicon high-gain fuzz called… the Silicon Hi-Gain Fuzz. … Continue reading Review: Echoline Silicon Hi-Gain Fuzz