Articles by : art-thompson



August 30, 2017

After nearly 50 years of creating stellar amplifiers for guitar and bass, Mesa recently turned its attention to acoustic instruments with th...

July 19, 2017

Guitar Player was founded in 1967 by pedal-steel player and music store owner Bud Eastman, and this magazine regularly covered the instrumen...

June 29, 2017

Mesa’s recently introduced TC-50 presents the company’s vision of a three-channel amp with new circuits that are optimized to deliver except...

June 6, 2017

This new model from North Carolina-based Carr is based on the previous 2003 Skylark, but takes that platform further in a British direction ...

May 2, 2017

Patterned on a rare, single-pickup Firebird from 1963 that a fan gifted to Bonamassa—and which he nicknamed “Treasure”—this latest signature...

March 17, 2017

It’s rare when we receive a combo amp these days with four speakers, let alone one with a quartet of eight inchers, but that’s what the Fift...

March 16, 2017

When it comes to bragging rights, it’s pretty hard to beat Harvey Mandel’s list of accomplishments.

March 16, 2017

Butch Boswell may be known for his high-end acoustic guitars

February 23, 2017

Stemming from a design that John Page introduced when he began his own custom shop in 2006 (Page had previously headed the Fender Custom Sho...

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