It’s a new year for us at Vintage Guitar Boutique, and with the New Year comes fantastic new gear from the 2017 NAMM show in Anaheim, CA.
The birth of Grinderman
VGB's Sam Saljooghi gives an in-depth review of how and why the band formed, an insight into their music and the instruments they used.
Acoustic guitars on a budget
Looking for a new acoustic but on a budget? VGB's James Stitt has carefully selected his favourites for under £500.
The Million Dollar Strat
Have you ever found yourself staring blankly at your favourite Stratocaster?
Have you thought to yourself ‘I wonder what would happen if you crossed that with a Fabergé Egg?’
The Musicmaster and Duo Sonic - Very Fine, First-Time Fenders
Understated and deliciously quirky, the vintage student range from Fender boasts the same high quality craftsmanship as the pro models and offers superb value for first time vintage buyers.
The Clash – Mick Jones’ Junior
“Unlike the Sex Pistols, the other great London punk-rock group had ambitions beyond delivering the short, sharp shock to the system suggested by the sudden impact of their name – The Clash.” (Mat Snow, Q Magazine, 1989)
Fender – You Won’t Part With Yours Either
It was the late 50’s that saw the global rise of Fenders popularity, their success was grounded in the sterling reputation of Leo Fenders unrivalled craftsmanship propelled by the ingenious marketing skills of Don Randall.
The Fender Mustang Bass
As one of the last basses that Leo Fender designed, the Mustang bass continues to endure as the radical wayward child of Fender's prestigious bass range.
The Fender Harvard – The Soulman’s Tweed
Steve Cropper, an undoubtedly fine Fender Harvard player, wrote and contributed to some of the greatest r’n’b hits of the mid to late 60’s.