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Christmas Special

Christmas is now being smelled, felt and even celebrated around us, so at Guitars Exchange we have made a list of juicy gifts for you to give to someone else, or to keep for yourself, because we know that this year you have all behaved marvellously well; at least those of you who are part of our family of more than 61,000 crazy devotees of the...

Old Fender Vs New Fender

Taking advantage of the fact that we are celebrating the birthday of Stevie Ray Vaughan, one of the greatest legends in the history of the electric guitar, more specifically the Fender Stratocaster model, and one of the main people responsible for the revaluation of the Strats in the 1960s, we are going to try to throw a little light for the...

Bargains and Remnants

Here you will find a selection of bargains, remnants, phase-out models and returned items from Thomann current catalogue. Each week Guitars Exchange will select a dozen products for you among those that most attract our attention; all, of course, covered by the Thomann guarantee. There will be instruments for all pockets...

Pickups

The wood is important, of course: we've learned it by interviewing luthiers and visiting Madinter. And...what about the shape? Indeed it seems that the vast majority of the guitarists’ community is divided between Gibson or Fender-aholics, the eternal struggle. Weight, color, frets, neck thickness... many things effect the choice of a...

Legends, the illustrated collection

The Belgian cartoonist Georges Prosper Remi, known by the pen name Hergé, was not a guitarist. He is known for being the creator of The Adventures of Tintin, one of the most popular comics of the 20th century. Hergé was the pioneer of the drawing style named clear line ("ligne claire" in French). He was a Master. Guitars Exchange wanted to pay a...

Golden Decade: Guitars that made History

A walk through the decade 1951/1961 through those guitars that are already legend. Nobody can deny that the 50s have marked the history of contemporary music. In the hands of Leo Fender and Ted McCarty (Gibson) those instruments born -and still remain in production, following those magisterial teachings-. In those years we can...

Press to Play

Hello guitarist!Every month you'll find in this section all the magazines' covers we love. Because #weloveguitars and everything that talks about 'em!

1.000 ways to smash up a guitar

Jimi Hendrix burned his Stratocaster on June 18, 1967 during the Monterey Pop Festival, leaving an historical image that calls to mind some strange pagan ritual... Pete Townshend smashed a few, the truth is that nobody knows how many. Also the quite calm Brian May, during a concert in New Jersey in '82 , frustrated with tuning...