Sheffield singer, songwriter and producer Richard Hawley recently teamed up with musicradar.com for an exclusive tour of his recording and live rig collections, which includes two of his treasured Gretsch guitars — a vintage 1957 6120 and a Country Club 6196CG. “I have a ’56 as well, which sounds radically different — they were still
Guitarist magazine recently checked out a brand new Gretsch G6139T-CBDC Falcon Center-Block Double Cutaway and recorded a demo video. Reviewer Chris Vinnicombe dispelled the belief that Gretsch guitars are only for "rockabilly outlaws and retro rock 'n' roll gunslingers," and noted that the Gretsch G6139T-CBDC is a great example of rock-and-roll-meets-Chet Atkins. "If you can
The Gretsch Electromatic G5448T Double Jet made the cut on Music Radar's Six Of The Best: Retro-style guitars, amps and basses list. "Paying tribute to the Gretsch Duo Jet, this Chinese-made Bigsby-equipped retro rocker has tones to match its sparkling looks," said MusicRadar. Click here to see what else made it on to MusicRadar's list.
MusicRadar recently picked up a Gretsch G5013CE Rancher Jr and put it to the test. "It's a great little package," said the website. "Little being the operative word; its compact size means it's light and loads of fun to play standing up. Tonally, it's bright and zingy, chiming out with big open chords and surprisingly
MusicRadar's Ed Mitchell recently weighed in on the Gretsch Electromatic G5448T Double Jet. "It's gold, sparkly and still as cool as your granny's mood when you wake her at 4am with AC/DC riffs," writes Mitchell. In a nutshell, Mitchell said the G5448T Double Jet offers "great build quality, playability and tone," and that it's "well
The crew at MusicRadar was quite impressed by the Gretsch Electromatic G5435T Pro Jet, giving it four out of five stars in a recent review. "The Pro Jet and Double Jet are perfect for Gretsch virgins seeking out great build, playability, tone and good looks," wrote the website. MusicRadar also said the guitar is a
Photo by: George Chin Music Radar put together a of list of acclaimed Gretsch-wielding artists, ranging from rockabilly pioneers to new-wave metallers. Below are some of the names on the list... - Eddie Cochran. This rockabilly pioneer only ever played his Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins hollow-body during his all-too brief life and career, and was