Tag archive for ‘Acoustic Guitars’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Acoustic Over £1,000

There’s a simple joy in playing a fine acoustic guitar, and 2017 found us in no short supply of top-end charmers from boutique builders and the big boys alike. It was also the year that artificial ageing in the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Acoustic Guitar under £1,000

We’ve come a long way from the maligned budget boxes of days gone by – 2017’s affordable acoustic guitars can excel at home and on stage with high-quality build, well-chosen materials and a healthy dose of 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 Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The Money Shot: Bourgeois L-DBO Presentation

Sometimes a guitar makes your jaw drop, and this limited edition Bourgeois L-DBO Presentation model does exactly that. Dana Bourgeois has been building guitars for over 40 years now, and he’s put every drop More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Atkin Guitars The Forty Three

Faux distress isn’t for everybody, but in the case of Alister Atkin’s Buddy Holly-inspired dreadnought it’s more than skin deep. Huw Price discovers that it’s a slippery slope…             Artificially 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 Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Fairbanks F20-S Nick Lucas Gold Sparkle

The Nick Lucas model was Gibson’s first signature guitar. Originals are highly sought after, so top-quality replicas offer a slightly more affordable option. Huw Price goes after a gold rush.             The More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Guild M-20 & D-20 Review

Guild’s high-end acoustics recently found a new home in California. Huw Price tests two models from Guild’s brand new USA Series.             The editor’s email arrived, More...