Guild USA M20 and Guild D20

When it comes to acoustic guitars, I have pretty simple tastes. I like small-bodied guitars and really like the way an all-mahogany acoustic sounds, which is why I bought a Martin 00-15M several years ago. When I was searching for an acoustic, I played several small-bodied guitars, and one of my favorites was the made-in-China version of the Guild M20. However, I ended up … [Read more...]

Fender Magnificent Seven


Fender has announced a new series of guitars that will be released throughout 2016. They're calling the new series the Magnificent Seven: Debuting at the 2016 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., Fender is set to release the Magnificent Seven collection, a limited-edition package of seven guitars from the minds of Fender’s innovative designers and builders. Included in the … [Read more...]

The Edge Strat


Fender and U2 guitarist The Edge have teamed up to create the Edge Strat: Enthralling millions worldwide with his acclaimed textural guitar work—as well as his knack for writing catchy riffs and hooks—U2 guitarist, The Edge, relies on his trusty Strat® guitar to sculpt his unique sound. Designed in close collaboration with Fender®, The Edge Strat is his new constant … [Read more...]

PRS Re-introduces the CE-24


Paul Reed Smith is re-introducing the bolt-on CE-24 model for 2016: Since the dawn of rock and roll, the snap and response that comes from a bolt-on neck guitar has been an essential part of the mix. These attributes have, in turn, become essential to many players trying to tell their story through music. The CE 24 brings the bolt-on platform back to the main PRS lineup with … [Read more...]

Fender American Elite Series

fender american elite

At this year's Winter NAMM show, Fender is introducing a new line of guitars and basses as part of their new American Elite Series: SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Jan. 20, 2016) – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is excited to launch its most high-performance electric guitar and bass line, the American Elite Series. Built on the Fender tradition of iconic design and … [Read more...]