Tag archive for ‘acoustic’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Eastman E1P-LTD, E100-LTD & E100SS-LTD

All-solid tonewoods, bone appointments, nitrocellulose finish and Fishman electronics may seem like high-end stuff, but each of these guitars costs under a grand. Huw Price heads east… The idea for this limited More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Bushmills Irish Whiskey, Lowden Guitars and Foy Vance combine to create the first guitar using pot still copper

Ahead of Father’s Day, Bushmills® Irish Whiskey announced a collaboration with Lowden Guitars – one of the world’s finest acoustic guitar manufacturers – to unveil a new limited edition guitar made from More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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DIY Workshop: Martin Kit Build Part Four

At last, the time has come to finish making the body of our acoustic guitar kit. However, things are rarely as straightforward as we hope. Huw Price gets there eventually… When we last left our Martin acoustic More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Larson Bros Prairie State OM Style 2 VS 1900

Swedish brothers Carl and August Larson crafted some of the most sought-after acoustics of the golden era, and now at last their guitars are back in production. Huw Price crosses State lines… In the late 19th More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Lowden S-35 12 Fret Acoustics

The body size and shape may be familiar, but these are some of the very first Lowdens with a 12th fret neck join and re-designed bracing. Huw Price gets the lowdown… These instruments represent a departure More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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DIY Workshop: Martin Guitar Kit Build Part Two

Our Martin acoustic kit build continues, as we level the kerfing, join the back plates and pop a little something in the oven. Huw Price shapes up… For the first part of our Martin kit build last month, I More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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The Money Shot: Gary Moore’s 1992 Lowden O22 Custom

The late, great Gary Moore might have been better known for his electric guitar playing, but the Northern Irish blues icon knew his way around an acoustic, too – and in the mid-90s, his go-to was this O22 from More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Breedlove Frontier Concerto E

Breedlove’s Concerto body shape was designed to match the tonal punch of a dreadnought, but be more comfortable to play. James Stevens explores an all-mahogany version. There was a time – and it was only More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Fender introduces California Series acoustic guitars

Designed in California, the Classic, Special and Player models defy convention with energetic colours, stratocaster headstocks and innovative fender body shapes. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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NAMM 2018: PRS announces new SE Acoustics for 2018

PRS have today announced 6 new affordable acoustics as part of their SE range, to be launched at NAMM 2018. SE AX20E The PRS SE AX20E pairs mahogany back and sides with a solid spruce top for warm, balanced More...