TC Electronic Skysurfer Reverb If your amp doesn’t have reverb and you don’t want to pay zillions for a complex pedal, just preferring a bit of reverb for adding colour to your sound then for £27.00 you can have the TC Electronic Skysurfer – easy to use and definitely a bargain! We...

Imagine, a looper that just loops; simple to use, no amp models to mess with your sound, no tone controls, no drum tracks, no effects, just one button and a volume control. In our ever increasingly complex world – no chance! But wait; what’s this? The Ditto Looper by TC Electronics....

That certain something…has your guitar got it? I took delivery recently of an Ibanez semi, made in China with RRP £699, which sits well with two other guitars I have in this price range; an Epiphone Les Paul Lee Malia Signature Custom, Far East made, and a USA Gibson Midtown Custom....

First came the Dragon’s Heart plectrum – a completely new shape and take on the humble plectrum – and now we have the Wyvern’s Heart; same shape but different material and thickness to appeal to those players who like a thinner more flexible plectrum (or pick). For those who have not...

First, we had small heads and combos from the likes of Vox, Laney, Marshall and Blackstar: 1 to 5W of tube power in a small cabinet that was ideal for bedroom and studio use. Reasonably light and easy to move around with great tones and a bit of oomph when...

There is a great choice of budget and mid-price acoustics on the market and here, we take a look at a couple of UK designed, Turner acoustic guitars, a brand that you may not have come across before. Turner make their guitars in the Far East and set them up...

Hand-made one piece resonant carbon fibre guitars with built in acoustic chambers which gives the guitar a great sound and long sustain. They produce two models - Ruth and Grace - with 22 fret or 24 fret necks. Beautiful build and finish as you would expect; also lightweight, tough and durable...

The AGA 150 is part of the range of VOX acoustic amps that came out last year. This one pumps out 150 watts but you can also get a 70 watt version and a 30 watt version. What is really nice about this amp is that it has a vacuum tube...

The Gibson Midtown Custom - shown here in Vintage Sunburst - was only made in limited numbers, although you can still get them if you shop around; similar to a 335 in shape and size but with a flat solid maple top on a carved out mahogany body. It has a...

Everyone should have a tuner on their board or in their signal chain and if you are looking for a cool pedal tuner, look no further. Gone are the days when you had to stop playing, unplug from your amp and then plug in a tuner, or even hold one...