New Gear: July 2013
Jul 24 2013 1:53AM
Goodies 22-fret compound-radius one-piece quartersawn maple neck.
Test Drive: 5 New Hallmark Guitars
Jul 23 2013 12:08PM
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, EMBRACES BIG OIL, FARMERS, NASCAR, Buck Owens, and all things country music.
Test Drive: Godin Multiac Steel Duet Ambiance
Jul 23 2013 10:06AM
GODIN HAS A LONG REPUTATION FOR THINKING outside the box, and the company’s Multiac range in particular has won many fans for its off-piste approach to solving specific sonic conundrums.
Test Drive: PRS Paul's Guitar and Paul's Amp
Jun 4 2013 11:53AM
AMONG PRS’S RELEASES FOR 2013, the most notable perhaps are a guitar and a piggyback head/cabinet setup that are simply called Paul’s Guitar and Paul’s Amp.
Test Drive: Ernie Ball/Music Man Armada
Jun 4 2013 11:30AM
I GET SUPER-EMBARRASSINGLY dorky over guitar design, but having seen classic shapes since the day I discovered what a guitar was, I’m now more drawn to iconoclastic whack jobs, 25th-century daydreams, and crazy-ass aberrations.
Test Drive: Carvin Allan Holdsworth HH2
Jun 4 2013 11:20AM
A RELENTLESS SEEKER OF TONE, PLAYABILITY, and function, Allan Holdsworth has cycled through his share of guitars during his nearly 40-year career.
Cort Guitars Announces the EVL-X7
May 22 2013 1:03PM
Expanding on their highly successful EVL series of the guitars, the EVL-X7 complements the line with upgraded hardware and electronics.
Roundup: Six High-Value 6-Strings
Apr 22 2013 11:18AM
The logical step for most players when they come into some cash is to start buying more expensive guitars.
New Gear: May 2013
Apr 16 2013 1:07PM
PEAVEY ELECTRONICS SUPERMAN ROCKMASTER GUITAR Goodies Specially designed for DC Comics enthusiasts, serious collectors, and musicians of every skill level. Available summer 2013.
Whack Job: 1968 Kawai The Concert
Jul 23 2013 1:38AM
KEEPING UP WITH POP CULTURE IN the ’60s—especially anything having to do with the music scene—was a task nearly as hard as trying to keep current with today’s cell phone technology.
New Gear: June 2013
Jun 4 2013 1:02PM
Goodies 50 watts.
Whack Job: 1964 Montgomery Ward Airline
Jun 4 2013 1:52AM
THE CHICAGO-BASED VALCO GUITAR and Amplifier Company—which made guitars under the National, Supro, and Dobro names— offered a lot of cool, fiberglass-molded “res-o-glass” models with neato names such as Westwood, Stylist, and The
Carl Verheyen and LsL Instruments Introduce the “CV Studio”
May 3 2013 1:22PM
Carl told us that he loves his signature LsL Guitar with the true single coil pickups that evoke the tones that define rock 'n roll. But sometimes he plays in venues with old or sub-par wiring, or he'll play with a symphonic
Whack Job: 1966 Vox Mark IX
Apr 22 2013 12:21PM
I WILL NEVER FORGET HOW COOL BRIAN Jones and Keith Richards looked the first time I saw them with their Vox Teardrops and Phantoms.
Fable Fighters: What's the Big Deal About USA-made vs. Offshore Guitars
Apr 22 2013 11:45AM
THE GLOBALIZATION OF THE GUITAR market has brought us tremendous variety, both in cost and in features, but for some players a long-standing view of guitars manufactured overseas as somehow inherently “inferior” still holds sway.
Under Investigation: Billy Cobham's 'Spectrum'
Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths
Style Study: Buddy Guy and Guitar Slim
Rhythm Workshop: 40 Ways to Play an Am Chord
You're Playing It Wrong: "Green Oniions"
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