PRS announces the first wave of its 2019 line-up

The new models are spearheaded by a redesigned “Paul’s Guitar”, a CE 24 Semi-hollow, and a lot more besides. PRS has gotten an early start on its 2019 line-up, unveiling the first round of its offerings for the forthcoming year. The new guitars include a revamped “Paul’s Guitar” (aka Paul Reed Smith’s signature model), a brand-new More...

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By On Monday, November 12th, 2018

Gear of the Year 2018: Premium acoustic guitar nominees

Here are our five nominees for the best premium acoustic guitars over £2,400 of the year. Kicking off this week’s Gear of the Year 2018 series are the nominees for the best premium acoustic guitars. If you have More...

By On Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Alvarez AD60

The award-winning Alvarez AD60 looks to offer a bold voice in an affordable package. James Stevens investigates… Alvarez might not be as well known or widely available as other brands in the acoustic sector, More...

By On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Martin D-41 Reimagined

The 40 series guitars are some of Martin’s most legendary designs, but for 2018 the company has reimagined its rosewood and spruce dread’ for the modern player. Michael Watts pulls into Nazareth… Can there More...

By On Friday, September 28th, 2018

Taylor 614ce & 614ce Builder’s Edition

Taylor’s revolutionary V-Class bracing makes the jump to its 600 series in the shape of two 614ce Grand Auditorium models. Michael Watts finds out if V-Class is permanent… Taylor Guitars is no longer the More...

By On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Eastman E1D

New for 2018, Eastman’s E1D is a no-nonsense, all-solid dreadnought that’s ideal for that tricky ‘first upgrade’ acoustic purchase. James Stevens investigates… Eastman Guitars might have begun life More...

By On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Faith Legacy Mars, Earth & Neptune

Paying homage to three Patrick James Eggle models, Faith Guitars launch the Legacy Series, comprising of three special electros. James Stevens takes a look… Patrick James Eggle is without doubt one of the More...

By On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018


PRS launches an all-new series of affordable SE electros in an effort to offer something for everyone – and the no-nonsense SE T40E could be an electro for all seasons, as James Stevens reports… With all More...

By On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

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 On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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...