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Posted: June 29, 2012
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.
Posted: June 6, 2012
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 loudly for such a diminutive body.”
“It’s the details that make Gretsch guitars unique,” said MusicRadar. “And the Rancher Jr is full of them, from the flawless binding and finish to the solid strap lock.
Visit MusicRadar.com to read the full review.
Posted: February 21, 2012
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 worth the asking price.”
Read the full review at MusicRadar.com
Posted: February 7, 2012
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 good way to get your hands on an affordable Gretsch and that it’s “a whole lot of very cool guitar for the money.”
Read the full review here.
Posted: August 22, 2011
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 recently honored with a 6120 Eddie Cochran Signature Hollow Body model.
- Bo Diddley. Known for his energetic performances, numerous contributions to rock ‘n’ roll and his distinctive G5810 Bo Diddley model, Bo Diddley is true icon and a true Gretsch aficionado.
- Malcom Young. The AC/DC Gretsch-wielding guitarist received his first Gretsch, a 1963 Gretsch Jet Firebird, from his brother George. Over the years, he added White Falcon guitars to the mix and eventually received his own Gretsch signature model.
See who else made Music Radar’s list here.