That Was The Year...

Guitar Techniques - - INTRO -

ped­als with a dis­tinc­tively 50s look but a 21st cen­tury de­liv­ery. Of­fer­ing dis­tor­tion, over­drive and de­lay, the three ped­als are well equipped with con­trols and link­ing fa­cil­i­ties and all for a rea­son­able out­lay. no won­der they’re caus­ing a stir. ar­rives in the UK with an im­pres­sive combo built in Mo­dena, where Fer­raris are made. Just like the cars, the MC2 is a very stylish pro­duc­tion. Valve driven with solid-state rec­ti­fi­ca­tion it has a power rat­ing of 60 watts and of­fers three chan­nels and a five but­ton foot switch, which is es­sen­tial to ac­cess all the fea­tures it has to of­fer. With a sin­gle Jensen 12-inch speaker this baby is se­ri­ously loud. first time and is won by BBC news­reader natasha Kaplin­sky and her dance part­ner Bren­dan Cole. Peppa Pig pre­mieres on Chan­nel 5, foot­ball matches are re­clas­si­fied with Divi­sion 1 be­com­ing the Foot­ball League Cham­pi­onship and the oth­ers be­com­ing Leagues 1 and 2. House of Com­mons but it doesn’t pre­vent the Hunt­ing act 2004 ban­ning fox hunt­ing in england and Wales be­ing passed. £26.5 mil­lion is stolen from the north­ern Bank in Belfast and it’s an im­por­tant year for Bri­tish ar­chi­tect nor­man Fos­ter as his de­signs for the Gherkin and Mil­lau Viaduct are opened in Lon­don and France re­spec­tively. at Christie’s auc­tion and raises $959,000 for his Cross­roads drug and al­co­hol re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion cen­tre. John­nie Walker re­turns to ra­dio 2 af­ter re­ceiv­ing treat­ment for can­cer and Fender cel­e­brates 50 years of the strat with its 50th an­niver­sary amer­i­can stra­to­caster. Cardiff‘s Wales Mil­len­nium Cen­tre is opened. Coca Cola spon­sor­ship of BBC’s Top Of The Pops’ cred­its is can­celled as it is deemed un­suit­able to pro­mote un­healthy drink prod­ucts to teenagers. Princess of Wales is un­veiled by the Queen; the Daily Mir­ror pub­lishes a let­ter where Diana al­leged that some­one was try­ing to kill her; the coro­ner’s in­quest into her death and that of Dodi al-Fayed is opened. Other sad losses this year are Dime­bag Dar­rell, John Peel, ray Charles, Carl Wayne (The Move), Laura Brani­gan and Johnny ra­mone. and classy then the David T Mcnaught Vin­tage sC sin­glecut gui­tar (be­low) may be just what you’re look­ing for. Built in the Usa it’s es­sen­tially a bou­tique LP style with a set neck and an arched top but the body is one-piece black limba and fin­ished with a di­a­mond quilt maple cap. It has a pair of rio Grande Ze­bra hum­buck­ers, a three-a-side head­stock with a dis­tinc­tive cut-out at the end and all the hard­ware is top qual­ity and gold-plated so, nat­u­rally,

it’s ex­pen­sive.

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