Check out Wild Custom’s crazy new Gyrock revolving pickup system!

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This new patent-pending revolving pickup system from Wild Custom is called the Gyrock. Yes, a ‘revolving pickup system’. You read that correctly. And it’s insane(ly expensive). Wild Custom Gyrock pickup system: Revolving pickups So every guitarist has probably at some point wanted to switch out the pickups in a guitar on the fly. The Gyrock system […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Supro Silverwood, “Supro’s Finest Electric”, to be re-released

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Supro is on a roll with guitar releases ahead of Summer NAMM! The company had only just announced its re-released Ozark model – and is now touting a re-released Supro Silverwood with a very sleek transparent finish option. Supro Silverwood Back in the ’60s, the Supro Silverwood was billed as the company’s ‘Finest Electric’ model. Now it’s back […]

Grez Guitars – The Folsom combines Tele and Firebird pickups

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California based Grez Guitars has just announced a new solid body guitar design called The Folsom. This new model combines both Telecaster style and Firebird pickups. Grez Guitars The Folsom  The Folsom comes with some unique design choices, these include a satin nitrocellulose finished basswood body and a 25″scale, length Honduran mahogany neck. The fretboard is made from Macassar ebony and […]

Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD Ltd Ed Tango Fandango: Bright finish, flexible tones

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With its, ahem, subtle orange finish, the new Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD Ltd Ed Tango Fandango will certainly turn heads! Shergold Masquerader SM01-SD Ltd Ed Tango Fandango Shergold’s new Masquerader models were designed in conjunction with British luthier Patrick Eggle, whose name you may remember from our coverage on the Provocateur model back in May. This latest limited […]

PRS CE 24 Smokeburst, a limited run of 200 guitars exclusive to Europe

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It looks like PRS Europe has issued yet another exclusive run of guitars. This time we’re looking at the PRS CE 24 Smokeburst Limited Run. PRS CE 24 Smokeburst Limited Run The run contains only 200 guitars and each one is fitted with a set of PRS US 85/15 pickups. All the guitars are built in […]

G&L Fullerton Deluxe Doheny HH: 60 years after the Fender Jazzmaster

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Following on from the release in 2017 of the Doheny offset, G&L has just announced the Fullerton Deluxe Doheny HH models that include a few updates to the classic offset formula. Built in Fullerton, California, these new models come 60 years after Leo Fender’s original Jazzmaster design. An upgraded offset model for 2019 Back in […]

Make your Cheap Squier sound like an American Fender: Ugrade your Potentiometers!

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Last time in Part 1, we looked at the basics of soldering. Ideally you’ve had a chance to practise your soldering skills and it’s time to move onto upgrading and modifying your guitar. This week, I’m going to cover potentiometers and why you should upgrade yours before anything else.  Listen To give you an idea of […]

Fender Custom Shop launches Josefina hand-wound Tomatillo Stratocaster pickup set

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Fender Custom Shop has just announced the new Josefina hand-wound Tomatillo Stratocaster pickup set. These are being touted as the best things since Abigail Ybarra’s classic signature pickups. Fender has been marketing ’boutique’-style pickups ever since Abigail Ybarra got a name for herself winding pickups for its Custom Shop models. These new Josefina hand-wound Tomatillo models […]

NAMM 2019: Jackson Pro Misha Mansoor HT7 – The Djent bargain?

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At Winter NAMM 2019, Jackson announced a mass of new guitars. Amongst these fresh models was a particular 7-string instrument – that looks to be a bit of a bargain. Not easy to overlook, it comes in neon orange as one of the finish options. I am, of course, talking about the new 2019 Jackson Pro […]

Gibson unveils its new Les Paul Player Plus Series

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Gibson has announced its new Les Paul Player Plus Series, consisting of three USA model variations available with either P-90, mini-humbuckers or BurstBucker Pro pickups. Gibson Les Paul Player Plus Series The Les Paul Player Plus Series is available in one of three different pickup configurations: P-90 Pickups – Based around Gibson’s 1946 original single coil […]