Bag yourself an OD pedal to beat the blues!             We all love an overdrive pedal – that rich, creamy, gain makes the ribs tickle and the heart warm – but with just about every pedal company, of which there are hundreds, making at least one overdrive,...

The choice has got even better for sub £1k!        Build quality, playability, prestige and value are all top notch now in the sub £1000 electric guitar sector. You have a choice of many solid, semi and hollow body models from a huge range of manufacturers. Here are our...

Can a £200 electric sound good? Oh yes!                                     Even with everything going up nowadays you can still bag a great electric guitar for around £200. With modern manufacturing, global supply of components and effective...

For 2023 a range of Axe Design electrics                        Ibanez has always come up with exciting and innovative guitar designs and for 2023 we are treated to their new Axe Design Lab series. This "is intended to build upon the latest trends...

Even though we couldn't get out much, go to a gig or practice with our band we did have some great new stuff come out in 2021.  Here is our pick of new guitars, pedals and amps from 2021: Guitars Gordon Smith Gatsby Gibson Generation Collection Acoustics Fender Nowenta Series Boss Electronic Guitar Fender Jazzmaster Acoustasonic PJD...

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....

The legendary green Ibanez Tube Screamer overdrive is one of the best-selling, and most copied, pedal of all time. It gives a warm, mid-boosted overdrive sound and comes in many versions and forms. The TS808 was the first, being released in the late 1970s, followed by the TS9 – both have...

Ibanez makes a huge range of acoustic, electric and bass guitars at all price points from budget to custom signatures. Owned by Hoshino Gakki, and based in Japan, it was one of the first Japanese companies to gain significant sales in the US and Europe. Established in 1908 as the...

Ibanez makes a huge range of acoustic, electric and bass guitars at all price points from budget to custom signatures. Owned by Hoshino Gakki, and based in Japan, it was one of the first Japanese companies to gain significant sales in the US and Europe. Established in 1908 as the...

Ibanez makes a huge range of electric, acoustic and bass guitars at all price points from budget to custom signatures. Owned by Hoshino Gakki, and based in Japan, it was one of the first Japanese companies to gain significant sales in the US and Europe. Established in 1908 as the...