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Cordoba

Cordoba Acero D10 - A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing


It may look like a mild-mannered classical guitar, but Córdoba’s Acero D10 has steel strings that bark and bite


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

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Gibson J-29 - Acoustic-Rock Workhorse


Gibson’s new J-29 is a classic-sounding guitar for changing times.


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

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Gretsch G9550 New Yorker - Big Apple to the Core


Gretsch’s new G9550 New Yorker is an archtop reissue with an affordable price tag.


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

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Breedlove Legacy Auditorium - Up Around the Bend


Oregon guitar-maker Breedlove builds its Legacy Auditorium to perfection


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

Fender

Fender Acoustasonic 90


All the Power without the Fuss

Fender’s Acoustasonic 90 is the perfect little amp for the guitarist on the go 


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

Ovation

Ovation Celebrity Standard CS24P-FKOA - High-Tech Treehugger


The earthy koa soundboard on Ovation’s Celebrity Standard Plus is a perfect match for the guitar’s patented synthetic bowl-shaped body


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

Ronin

Ronin Glory Jumbo - A Redwood Giant


Ronin’s Glory jumbo is not your average beautifully handcrafted boutique guitar 


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

Epiphone Hummingbird

Epiphone Hummingbird


New Hummingbird Flutters to Life


Video. Intermediate.

Hot Rod

Hot Rod Old Skool 12


Kicking It Old Skool - Hot Rod recreates classic resonators with attention to detail—and low price tags


Video. Intermediate.

Review: AER Compact 60/3  Acoustic Amp

Review: AER Compact 60/3 Acoustic Amp


If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Watch Teja Gerken's review of the small but powerful and always popular AER Compact 60/3 amp now.


Video. Guitar Care. Intermediate.

Review: Traveler AG-105

Review: Traveler AG-105


New Traveler AG-105 offers a full-scale neck and bright acoustic sounds


Video. Guitar Care. Intermediate.

Review: Larrivée OM-40R

Review: Larrivée OM-40R


Pretty on the Inside

Larrivée’s OM-40R may be a plain Jane, but don’t let this modestly priced guitar fool you—it’s one well-crafted machine

By Adam Perlmutter


Video. Guitar Care. Intermediate.

Red-Eye

Red-Eye Twin


A True Road Warrior
Red-Eye Twin two-channel preamp is optimized for multiple instruments.
By Teja Gerken 


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

Peavey

Peavey DW-3


An Acoustic for All Seasons
The Peavey DW-3 is a budget guitar for the beginner, frugal professional, or player who normally jams electric
By Adam Perlmutter 


Video. Guitar Care. Early Intermediate.

Taylor 814CE

Taylor 814CE


Introducing the Expression System 2 & a Lively Guitar - Taylor’s popular 814ce grand auditorium gets a makeover & a brilliant new pickup


Video. Guitar Care. Advanced.

Martin CEO7

C.F. Martin - CEO7


Modeled after a vintage Gibson small-body, the CEO-7 is a no-frills stunner


Video. Guitar Care. Advanced.

Mi-Si

Mi-Si Magpie


How to Win the  Battle of the Battery - Mi-Si Magpie active magnetic soundhole pickup sports  a small footprint and innovative quick-charging technology


Video. Guitar Care.

Taylor

Taylor 322e


Taylor Adds a Winner to Its Mahogany Line - The 322e is built for comfort, and offers affordability and sweet tone


Video. Guitar Care.

Epiphone

Epiphone Reissue Is Inspired by ‘1964’ Texan


A classic design with stage-ready electronics and great playability at a bargain price


Video. Guitar Care.

Guild

Guild Orpheum 12-Fret


A Vintage Guitar That Never Existed Creates a Cool Blend of Influences


Video. Guitar Care.

Gear - AC-40

New Gear, Roland AC-40


Clean-sounding, easy-to-use, lightweight amp with classic Roland reverb.


Video. Guitar Care.

Gear - Bourgeois

Bourgeois Aged Tone OM


Vintage-inspired OM with new top-aging technique delivers great looks and rich tone.


Video. Guitar Care.

Gear Alvarez

Alvarez-Yairi Masterworks DYMR70SB Review


A slope-shoulder dreadnought that’s traditional, but not old-fashioned.


Video. Guitar Care.

Gear Andrew White

Andrew White Freja 1022 Review


Jumbo acoustic-electric from the luthier’s new Korean made line is smartly modern and sonically versatile.


Video. Guitar Care.

Gear Headway

Headway EDM-1 and EDB-2 Review


Two tiny acoustic preamps deliver transparency and flexibility.


Video. Guitar Care.

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