Author Archives: John Belcher

Facebook & Fake Music Sites

Currently if you show any interest in guitars or music on Facebook you may see an advertisement for high quality guitars claiming to to be discounted.  These may seem too good to be true, and they are.

Take a look at an example ad. Continue reading

Gibson – Henry Juszkiewicz Statement


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Fender Mustang

Seen at the Guitar Show in Birmingham yesterday this new MIM version based on the classic Mustang “Offset” shape expands the range.  Retailing in the UK at around £490 for the single coil MP90 pickups with the more conventional single coil model a little cheaper. Continue reading

Fender Duo Sonic Reissue

First introduced in the 1950’s  this guitar came with a much shorter scale (22.5″) aimed perhaps at the younger player or people with smaller hands.  The body style, known as “Fender Offset” is similar to the Mustang. Continue reading

Gibson Futura Models

In 2014 Gibson introduced Les Paul and SG models called Futura.  If you have not heard of them you are not alone.  I stumbled across one while in Spain. Continue reading

American Deluxe Stratocaster® HSS Shawbucker

This new release for 2015 comes in four finishes with either Rosewood or Maple fingerboard. Continue reading