Every month MusicRadar's industry-leading sister magazines - Guitarist, Computer Music, Total Guitar, Rhythm and Future Music - publish the world's best independent and in-depth music-making gear reviews.
This is a collection of electric and acoustic guitars, amps and effects - all of which have been meticulously tested by either Guitarist or Total Guitar in recent months and published on MusicRadar throughout August 2011.
Flick through this month's picks and follow the links to read each product's full review. First up is a genuine USA Gibson at a knock-down price...
"Our heads say no, our hearts say yes. Only you can decide which one rules…"3 Stars
Read the Guitarist review
BUY: Gibson Melody Maker Les Paul currently available from:
UK:Andertons Music | Thomann
USA:Sweetwater | American Musical
FR:Thomann | Star's Music | Woodbrass