Back in August, I bought a NUX Sixty-Five Overdrive pedal.
The NUX Sixty Five Overdrive, next to the NUX Horseman Klon klone
Better late than never, here are my first impressions of this affordable drive pedal.
Continue reading “First Impressions: NUX Sixty-Five (6ixty-5ive) Overdrive Pedal”
Rather than do a ‘best of’ style post, every year I’m doing a rundown of what guitars I’ve had my hands on, and what I’ve learned from the experience.
This post covers guitars that I play at home for fun. I’ll cover the guitars that I gig with tomorrow.
Previous years: [
2019] [ 2020] [ 2021] Continue reading “2022 Review: Guitars For Home Playing”
#TeleTuesday is my occasional series where I share my own feelings and experiences with Fender’s original solid-body electric guitar … warts and all.
Last time, I ran a blind test: seven demos of bridge pickups, but only four were Telecasters. Now it’s time for the reveal, and to share my thoughts on each bridge pickup. Continue reading “#TeleTuesday: Bridge Pickup Comparison – Part 2: The Reveal”
#CoffeeAndKlon is my occasional Sunday magazine-style series, where I talk about whatever’s on my mind about guitars, gear, music and yes, sometimes my love of both coffee and the Klon pedal.
Fractal Audio recently released a digital Klon klone pedal for the Axe FX 3. Knowing Fractal’s reputation, it will have been meticulously modelled against a real Klon Centaur pedal – either one they own, or one they were able to borrow from the community.
Can a digital klone be a stand-in for the real thing? Let’s find out together.
Continue reading “#CoffeeAndKlon 32: A Digital Klone In The Axe-FX 3?”
The Bare Knuckle Pickups’ True Grit Telecaster Bridge Pickup
Last year, I picked up Hedgehog (my Squier Esquire 60’s Custom), and it quickly became one of my firm favourites. I’m on a hunt to find the right bridge pickup to bring out the best in it.
I’ve already given the Seymour Duncan Antiquity II a go. Will I be any happier with the Bare Knuckle Pickups True Grit? Read on to find out. Continue reading “First Impressions: Bare Knuckle Pickups True Grit Telecaster Bridge Pickup”
Rather than do a ‘best of’ style post, every year I’m going to do a rundown of what guitars I’ve had my hands on, and what I’ve learned from the experience.
This post covers guitars I play at home for fun. I’ll cover the guitars that I gig with tomorrow.
Previous articles: [
2019][ 2020] Continue reading “2021 Review: Guitars For Home Playing”
The Seymour Duncan Antiquity Tele bridge pickup fitted to The Squirrel.
I recently bought a new bridge pickup for one of my cheap-and-cheerful Esquire guitars.
How did I get on with it? Read on for my First Impressions.
Continue reading “First Impressions: Seymour Duncan Antiquity Tele Bridge Pickup”