Rod Brakes is a music writer with an expertise in all things guitar-related. Having spent many years at the coalface as a guitar dealer and tech, Rod's more recent work as a journalist covering artists, industry pros, and gear includes writing hundreds of articles and features for the likes of Guitarist magazine, MusicRadar, and Guitar World, as well as contributions for specialist books and blogs. He is also a lifelong musician.
Video Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators’ latest album ‘4’ will be the first LP released on the new Gibson Records label.
Vintage guitar expert David Davidson of Well Strung Guitars fills us in on the origin of the Strat species.
Guitar Tech Steve Prior reveals why the Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics founder can’t get enough of Fender‘s entry-level Strat.
This 12-bar blues banger was recorded using the Pearly Gates Les Paul and a Marshall Super Lead… But what’s a Cooper Time Cube?!
Video “An astonishing performer whose onstage gyrations could make Elvis Presley look like a PE teacher.”
Vintage guitar veteran David Davidson of Well Strung Guitars shows us the “Holy Grail” of Flat-Tops.
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