School Disco bring the hard jams all the way from Brighton

School Disco know how to rock out in psychedelic style. When they came into the Parlour Studio there’s no seat-belt strong enough to have braced us for their intense RouteNote Session. So strap on that…

RouteNote’s latest beautiful live session featuring Nana Darby (video)

Nana Darby astounded us with this incredible and heart-wrenching set. All she needs is a guitar and a microphone to tear at the heart-strings – and a farfisa to top off the wonderful third track….

Marshall’s new portable speakers look like little guitar amps

Marshall have expanded their Bluetooth speaker line-up with 2 new awesome-looking additions to the range. Last year the most notorious guitar amp/stack makers went beyond the guitar to launch a portable speaker for playing music…

Watch this ‘Smash-Proof guitar’ fly through Marshall stacks

A Swedish company have made a guitar that even guitar-smashing veteran Yngwie Malmsteen can’t break even when it’s smashing through Marshall stacks. Swedish engineering firm Sandvik have made a name for themselves in creating powerful…

Adam Black’s new 0-2TE electro-acoustic guitar review

Adam Black have created an affordable electro-acoustic guitar that may be perfect if you’re starting out, on the road or small-time gigging. When you first pull Adam Black’s new electro-acoustic guitar out of the happily…

Eclipse by Rosetti guitar strings review

We recently got our hands on some of Rosetti’s Eclipse strings to see how these slinky strings measure up. Spoiler alert: They’re pretty good. The nice people at Rosetti were kind enough to send us…

Watch the Tetris theme played on a guitar made from a NES console (video)

Crazy and crazy talented music man Rob Scallon has a guitar made from a Nintendo Entertainment System console because why not? Watch him absolutely smash the Tetris theme tune on it. Wait until the end…

How to master alternate picking on guitar

Alternate picking is an important skill for any guitarist for playing fast and for playing with precision. If you can’t alternate your picking with a plectrum then don’t worry, we’re here to help. If you’re…

Jak James plays a Wicked Game in his gorgeous, grungy session

We had the pleasure of being joined by Jak James and his amazing voice for a live session. Joined by his electric guitar he tears through 3 soulful tracks including an amazing cover of Chris…

Mooer are set to blow multi-effects out of the water with this pedal

Mooer’s new multi-effects pedal gives unparalleled power with hundreds of effects, amps, and more in one board. Mooer have unveiled the next in their GE multi-effects pedals and the 300 is a serious monster that…