Tag archive for ‘acoustic guitar’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Taylor Builder’s Edition K14ce with V-Class bracing

Taylor’s V-Class bracing is a seismic shift in acoustic construction that promises more volume, great tone and improved intonation. Huw Price takes a deep dive… Whether you’re a Taylor Guitars aficionado More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Lowden S50 Sinker Redwood

To celebrate three decades in business, Coda Music commissioned a limited run of 30 Lowden acoustics. Huw Price tests one of the Downpatrick company’s finest… There is something undeniably organic about More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Art & Lutherie Roadhouse Review

This new parlour guitar blends tone and playability with a vintage vibe and bargain price. James Stevens gets his blues on… Small-bodied guitars are cool. Their portability, sweet dynamic range, and comfortable-to-play More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Taylor 712e 12-Fret

Taylor has updated its popular 700 Series acoustics, refining the range’s looks and tweaking the designs for a more powerful, roots-focused voice. Huw Price saddles up the 12-Fret model… Taylor brands its More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Eastman E10OOSS/V

Eastman’s Antique Varnish electrics have caused a stir in these parts of late. Huw Price finds out if the company’s acoustics offer a similar blend of great tone, vibe and value…             Last More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Taylor Guitars Factory Visit – Taylor Made

G&B heads into Mexico to see the state-of-the-art factory in which Taylor’s affordable new Academy Series models are manufactured. Story Chris Vinnicombe | Photography Eleanor Jane When we were first More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Epiphone Masterbilt Century Olympic, Zenith & De Luxe Classic

After a hiatus of about 70 years, Epiphone is back in the quality acoustic-archtop business. They may look like relics of the Jazz Age, but these Masterbilt Century models combine deference to the past with modern More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Money Shot: Mule Resophonic Single Cone Resonator

Mule Resophonic instruments are hand-built by former Huss & Dalton luthier Matt Eich in Saginaw, Michigan. His beautiful, 1930s-inspired creations are achingly cool, and this Single Cone Resonator is no exception.     A More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

How To Buy An Acoustic Guitar

Has your cheap and cheerless acoustic been gathering dust in the corner for years? Maybe it’s time to move up to something better. Or perhaps you are a primarily electric player looking for inspiration or a fresh More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 4th, 2016

Faith Naked Venus Cut review

The Venus is an all-solid mahogany cutaway with onboard electronics. Huw Price is out of the blue and into the brown… There’s no doubt about it, Faith makes an awful lot of guitars. The range is divided More...