The latest issue of Gi is now available and features Journey founder Neal Schon gracing the front cover alongside Animals As Leaders' Tosin Abasi. Issue 19 also includes interviews with Manuel Rodriguez and Misha Mansoor plus Gi's newest tutor Sam Bell brings to you an exclusive Tosin Masterclass plus the first instalment of his brand new series in 8-string guitar techniques.
THE BASSMENT_GUITAR REVIEW
If you thought time machines were the stuff of science fiction, think again! Here’s the
Hofner President bass, brought back to life from a DNA sample left in the Cavern Club
back in the early 1960s. Dan Veall finds out how it will survive in today’s world.
This might be about as iconic as a 1960s bass can get - maybe short of a Burns Bison or a
Fender Precision or, of course, a Hofner ‘Beatle bass’! Just taking it from its case instantly
took me back to looking through vinyl gatefolds as a kid, staring at ‘60s albums that featured
an array of different Hofner instruments. Back then, especially in Europe, where Fender and
Gibson basses were more or less unknown (and certainly unaffordable!), Hofners were the
basses most aspired to and, indeed, Stuart Sutcliffe played one of these in the early days of The
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