August

Dreadnaught

Fender Kingman Pro Review

February 13, 2014
Fender reimagines a vintage acoustic and creates a new classic.
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Fender Acoustics Introduces 2014 Winter Collection

January 25, 2014
The lineup includes artist signature models, folk music instruments, electro-acoustic models with USB connectivity, and more.
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Eastman Guitars Announces the 00 Acoustic and “Lil’ Smokey” Thinline Electric

January 15, 2014
Eastman Guitars celebrates their 10th anniversary with the debut of the Eastman 00 and "Lil' Smokey" thinline.
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Larrivée D-40R Review

December 31, 2013
Impressive value, quality and traditional dreadnought sounds with a Larrivée touch.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Seagull Guitars Excursion Series Natural SG, Folk, and Grand Demos

August 13, 2013
Hear demos of Seagull's newest acoustic models from the brand's Excursion Series --Natural SG, Folk, & Grand.
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Cort Announces Limited Edition Stephen Jensen Models

June 18, 2013
Cort Guitars announces a limited edition series of guitars featuring the custom artwork of artist Stephen Jensen.
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Musikmesse '13 - Martin Guitars GPCPA5 Black Performing Artist

April 22, 2013

PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he visits the Martin Guitars booth for a demo of their GPCPA5 Black Performing Artist acoustic guitar.


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NAMM '13 - Eastman Guitars E10D, E20OM, T184MX, & AR372CE Demos

February 28, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Charles Saufley visits the Eastman Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to hear the E10D, E20OM, T184MX, & AR372CE.

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GALLERY: Guitar Center Eric Clapton Crossroads Collection 2013

February 5, 2013
Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton "Brownie" Tribute Strat, Gibson Harrsison-Clapton "Lucy" Les Paul, and a trio of Martin 000 body-style acoustics round out the collection. Photos courtesy Guitar Center.
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Gibson J-45 Purevoice Custom Limited Edition Acoustic Guitar Review

October 8, 2012
The Gibson J-45 PureVoice Custom Limited Edition isn’t cheap, but it''s a versatile guitar that can grow and move with you through a multitude of styles and performance situations.
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Gluing Braces Inside a 1967 B-45-12N

July 9, 2012
1. Using tape to determine the size of the gap that needs to be glued. 2. Threading the stem of the trimmed pipette into the brace repair tool. 3.
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Dreadnought Acoustic Roundup: Guild, Martin, Recording King, Seagull, and Blueridge

June 8, 2012
Five dreads under $1000: Guild D-150, Martin D-1GT, Recording King RD-316, Seagull Maritime SWS Rosewood SG, and Blueridge BR-140A
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Krusa Guitars

May 11, 2012
With more than 20 years of guitar- building experience now under his belt, Krusa has become a formidable presence in the world of custom acoustics.
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Taylor 710ce Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Review

May 11, 2012
The Taylor 710ce Rosewood is a great reminder of how good a Taylor can play, feel, and sound when there’s nary an amp or PA for miles around.
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My Gibson J-45 Skull Guitar

March 9, 2012
This was once a Gibson J-45—we think. Now, it looks like a cross between Edvard Munch’s painting “The Scream” and the townspeople in Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
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1957 Gretsch 6022 Rancher

February 10, 2012
The Rancher was a 17"-wide jumbo acoustic with a triangular soundhole based on Gretsch’s earlier 125F, but with Western-themed decorations similar to the Chet Atkins 6120, 6121, and the 6130 Round Up.
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Martin Style Types

February 10, 2012
Style numbers indicate the construction materials and appointments of the guitar, and this system allows for several combinations between body shapes and styles.
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1955 Gibson J-160E

December 20, 2011
The J-160E was introduced in 1954 and had the more conventional look of the popular J-45 and Southern Jumbo models.
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1937 Martin D-28

October 18, 2011
More than 70 years after its first appearance, the dreadnought remains the most popular flattop body style among acoustic guitarists.
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Gibson J-160E “Norwegian Wood”

July 19, 2011
The famous Beatles song off of Rubber Soul—as well as many others—was played on a J-160E during the mid ’60s.
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