Much has been said about the MXR M169 Carbon Copy which has been around now for over ten years and comes also in Mini and Deluxe versions, all of which are very popular with pedal aficionados. Great Sounds It is a 100% analog pedal using bucket- brigade technology and can create some...

The mission at ThorpyFX is to “produce the best sounding, most robust and most beautiful guitar effects available. This is achieved through great design, great engineering and holding true to our ethos of providing "Superior Fidelity Tone Machines" to discerning guitarists.” Seems they are achieving this with every pedal released, judging...

Reverend Guitars, based out of the US, produce a range of electric and bass guitars. Their electric guitar range includes:  Signature Series – currently featuring around 24 modelsBolt-on Series – featuring around 21 models which includes the Airsonic, Double Agent and JetstreamSet-Neck series with 15 models which includes the Warhawk and SenseiThey...

Supro, reborn in 2014, is one of the original US gear manufacturers and now produces a range of electric guitars, bass guitars, amps and effects pedals. The Supro Amplifier Range includes: Galaxy The Galaxy is a 50-watt channel-switching tube amp, designed to deliver more clean tone and more tube overdrive than any Supro...

Everyone seems to be releasing a looper pedal at the moment but none is as good as the first really 'micro' looper, the Ditto. Simple 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...

So how many times can you launch a variant of your best-selling, most loved, first made 60 years ago guitars before the customer gets wise? Well, as many as you like, judging by the annual ‘new’ model variants from the big boys Gibson and Fender. For 2019 we have the Gibson...

Much has been written about these little amps in the last few years and we have been living with ours for quite a while now, giving us a chance to provide full feedback. We use it as a ‘spare’ and also with headphones for ‘quiet’ practice. Everything that has been said...

Every guitarist should have heard of Marshall, particularly after nearly 60 years in the business, but most will associate them with the iconic ‘wall of speakers’ from the rock era. There is nothing more stirring to the soul than a legendary JCM800 and JMP 1959SLP with a wall of Marshal 4x12...

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...

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...