October 2016

Acoustic

Getting Great Acoustic Tones

November 16, 2010
How to get the most out of your acoustic when recording
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Festival Series Washburn

November 16, 2010
The background of the Festival series from Washburn
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CD Review: Los Lonely Boys - "Keep on Giving: Acoustic Live!"

October 20, 2010
Los Lonely Boys deliver a different flavor of their "Texican" music
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On Quality and Workmanship

October 20, 2010
There are things one should expect to see, hear, and find on an expensive new guitar
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Carvin Cobalt C770T Acoustic/Electric Guitar Review

October 20, 2010
All-mahogany, playable acoustic under $1000
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Love Your Local Luthier

October 8, 2010
Visiting a local luthier and sampling the flavors of fresh-off-the-workbench acoustics
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Still Learning, One Surprise at a Time

September 21, 2010
Bob Taylor shares moments of learning and inspiration
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1968 Gibson LGO: The Gift That Keeps Giving

September 21, 2010
How a Gibson LGO made its way from grandfather to grandson.
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Samick LW-025G Dreadnought

September 21, 2010
The history of Samick and a budget acoustic find
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Taylor GS Mini Acoustic Guitar Review

September 2, 2010
The GS Mini is a smaller-sized guitar that doesn''t sacrifice tone or playability
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Handmade or Factory Made Acoustics?

August 30, 2010
Things to consider when choosing between a factory-built acoustic and a handmade one
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1968 Martin D-28 Pickguard Curling and Shrinkage

August 17, 2010
A small crack and pickguard replacement on a vintage Martin
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Convergence: Bridging the Digital and Analog Worlds

August 17, 2010
Some current digital products and how they integrate with analog gear
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Recording King Century Studio Series ROS-626 12-Fret 000 Acoustic Guitar Review

August 17, 2010
The ROS-626 is built for old-time music and stays faithful to the 1930s era at a reasonable price.
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1938 Gibson L-5

August 17, 2010
A vintage L-5 used on Hank Williams, Chet Atkins, and Patsy Cline albums.
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Tales of Wood Discovery

August 17, 2010
Finding gorgeous wood in unexpected places
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Kala U-Bass Review

July 20, 2010
Kala''s Ukulele Bass is a unique instrument that''s capable of producing a number of different type of bass tones
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1974 Gibson J-50 Deluxe Binding Decay, Part 3

July 20, 2010
The ''74 Gibson J-50 Deluxe with tortoise binding rot is finished
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What Makes an Acoustic Tick?

July 20, 2010
A look at the common and less common types of bracings.
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Breedlove American Series C20 Acoustic Guitar Review

June 25, 2010
The Breedlove American Series packages the elements of Breedlove''s higher-end tone into a more affordable US-made product.
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