Dave Hunter is a writer and consulting editor for Guitar Player magazine. His prolific output as author includes Fender 75 Years (opens in new tab), The Guitar Amp Handbook (opens in new tab), The British Amp Invasion (opens in new tab), Ultimate Star Guitars (opens in new tab), Guitar Effects Pedals (opens in new tab), The Guitar Pickup Handbook (opens in new tab), The Fender Telecaster (opens in new tab) and several other titles. Hunter is a former editor of The Guitar Magazine (UK), and a contributor to Vintage Guitar, Premier Guitar, The Connoisseur and other publications. A contributing essayist to the United States Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board’s Permanent Archive, he lives in Kittery, ME, with his wife and their two children and fronts the bands A Different Engine and The Stereo Field.
Created by ex-Fender Custom Shop senior master builder Gene Baker, this artful instrument is of fine pedigree.
Hip “familiar-alternative” styling with a confident, versatile performance leaning toward the rocky side of indie, alternative and roots styles.
With circuit advances and 12 on the dial, the 1958 Fender Twin-Amp was the world’s most formidable roaring guitar combo.
Video The White Stripes guitarist proves music is in the heart, mind and fingers of the maker in this awesome SNL performance of “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground.”
Adopted by Hank Marvin and the Shadows this classic echo unit was the first – and some still contend, best – of its kind.
A versatile boost with an extremely pleasant and rather addictive compressor that enlivens the overall sound.
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