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PRS SE Alex Lifeson Signature Thinline Acoustic

Written on March 18, 2015 at 8:08 am, by Jon

PRS have announced a new signature acoustic added to the SE Acoustic range for Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson. The PRS SE Alex Lifeson features a thinner body depth than PRS’s standard Angelus model and the “Birds in Flight” inlay design.…

NAMM 2015: Washburn Comfort Series 7 String Acoustics

Written on February 8, 2015 at 9:23 pm, by Jon

Washburn brought two new 7 string acoustic guitars to NAMM 2015, the WCD187CEB (Dreadnought) and WCG187CEB (Grand Auditorium). Washburn say that the low B string on these guitars “retains its clarity and punch whether played acoustically or through an amplifier”. …

NAMM 2015: Michael Kelly Triad Acoustics

Written on February 8, 2015 at 9:01 pm, by Jon

At NAMM 2015 Michael Kelly brought their latest Acoustic range, the Triad series, which is their top of the line collection. Consistent between all four models are the exotic wood three piece backs, a solid spruce top, flamed okoume sides, …

NAMM 2015: Blackbird El Capitan acoustic released made of Ekoa® linen

Written on January 24, 2015 at 9:27 pm, by Jon

blackbird el capitan
Press Release
El Capitan is Blackbird Guitar’s latest model which debuts at the 2015 NAMM Show built on the concept shown last year. The small jumbo model has the tone and vibe of a vintage wood instrument, but is actually …

Fender Brown Derby & Top Hat Resonator Guitars

Written on November 12, 2014 at 8:42 am, by Jon

Fender Top hat Resonator
Fender have decided to expand the Fender Resonator range with two new models, the Brown Derby Resonator and Top Hat Resonator pictured above.

Both guitars feature a mahogany body and maple top, dual screened soundholes and a special Eastern European …

PRS All Mahogany SE Angelus Acoustics

Written on September 11, 2014 at 10:12 am, by Jon

PRS have announced this beautiful looking SE A10E all-mahogany guitar to the SE Angelus acoustic series.

The all-mahogany body construction of this guitar provides a controlled attack and strong fundamental, delivering a warm, woody tone with a focused, punchy midrange.

Epiphone’s New PRO-1 Acoustic Collection

Written on August 2, 2014 at 11:44 am, by Jon

Epiphone have announced a new series of acoustic guitars aimed at beginners, the idea was to create a range that made playing guitar and learning new chords simple using innovative trademark features.

“All of us at Epiphone are guitar players …

Joseph Lukes Guitars launches the ‘Green’ Concert guitar

Written on June 27, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

Joseph Lukes Guitars produce acoustic guitars of original design in London, England without the use of CNC machines, every guitar is built using skill and dedication to the trade. Only 12 guitars are produced each year ensuring each instrument is …

Composite Acoustics® and Raincatchers Bring Guitars to Haiti

Written on June 18, 2014 at 8:41 am, by Jon

This is an amazing story, please take a moment to watch the video above that explains how a community in Haiti that struggle to even get water daily are being helped out by an organisation called Raincatchers, who not …

Taylor Guitars 816CE Review

Written on June 11, 2014 at 9:00 am, by pappy

byline picby Pappy

I told a friend of mine that Taylor Guitars sent me a freshly-made 816CE from their new generation and when I opened up the case, a new-guitar smell greeted me. The smell of cut wood, glue, and new …