Entries by Jeff Shayne

Epiphone Les Paul Studio LT Electric Guitar

Overview Epiphone presents the new Les Paul Studio LT, an incredible introduction to the world’s greatest electric guitar that is affordable for everyone. The Les Paul Studio LT has all the classic “Les Paul” features including a carved Mahogany top, powerful Zebra-Coil Ceramic humbuckers, and a Mahogany neck with […] Click here to view original […]

Guitar News: Fender announce new Player Series to replace MIM models

Recent news from Fender. It looks like the ‘Made In Mexico’ tag is being either rechristened or replaced… There’s more on the story via this link to Reverb.com: https://reverb.com/uk/news/fender-discontinues-mim-standard-series-replaces-with-the-player-series The general consensus amongst guitar gear fans is that the MIM range improved greatly from 2006. I briefly owned one […] Click here to view original […]

Manic Street Preachers’ James Dean Bradfield: “I’m loving Strats now – if I can make them sound a bit more like a Gibson!”

(Image: © Olly Curtis / Future) Perched on the hillside overlooking Newport’s darkly serene industrial panorama of old docklands sits the Manic Street Preachers’ new-found HQ. Having been turfed out of their longstanding central Cardiff base, Faster Studios, by local property developers, James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean […] Click here to view original […]

G&L Introduces CLF Research Skyhawk

Fullerton, CA (August 9, 2018) — The new CLF Research Skyhawk™ brings back the best of 1980s CLF style and packs it with today’s G&L performance. Like the original 1984 G&L Skyhawk, it starts with George Fullerton’s evolved double cutaway with a hint of offset, a slim waist and […] Click here to view original […]

Fender Player Series Jaguar guitar review

REVIEW – Fender’s new Player Series Jaguar guitar is begging to be picked up and played. What is it? The Jaguar body style is a classic offset-body design that moves some of the mass towards the tail resulting in a very comfortable playing position. Clearly a descendent of the […] Click here to view original […]

Rivera Announces New Clubster Royale Recording Guitar Amp

Rivera has announced its new Clubster Royale Recording guitar amp. A two-channel amp available in head and combo formats, the Clubster Royale Recording features a high-gain lead channel voiced like the Rivera Knucklehead and a high-headroom clean channel. The amp features a switchable internal reactive load and speaker emulation, plus balanced XLR and unbalanced outputs. […]