Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Gayla Drake

Peppino D’Agostino Interview

June 17, 2009
Peppino D''Agostino talks about songwriting, arranging and his signature Seagull guitar
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Soundhole Pickup Roundup: Shadow, EMG, Seymour Duncan, Fishman & L.R. Baggs

June 17, 2009
Shadow NanoMAG, EMG ACS, Seymour Duncan MagMic, Fishman Humbucking, Fishman Blend, L.R. Baggs M1, and L.R. Baggs M1 Active are reviewed, with sound clips of each
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5 Inlay Artists You Should Meet

June 17, 2009
Five inlay artists who will take your breath away: Harvey Leach, Larry Robinson, Judy Threet, David Petillo, and Tom Ellis
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Hands On With Santa Cruz Guitar Company's 1934 D

June 17, 2009
Santa Cruz makes a pre-war guitar in 2009 and we get to play with it
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Ricky Skaggs Interview

June 17, 2009
Ricky Skaggs share stories from the road, talks about learning electric guitar on the fly and his hand in PRS'' acoustic development
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Takamine Glenn Frey Signature EF360GF Acoustic Guitar Review

May 20, 2009
Takamine''s Glenn Frey Signature is a simple guitar that''s great for pop and folk
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Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin Review

March 17, 2009
Godin''s 5th Avenue Kingpin archtop is a solid guitar that plays and sounds great for under $1000
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Voyage-Air VAOM-1C Folding Acoustic Guitar Review

December 16, 2008
The Voyage-Air is a travel guitar that defies reason with its tone and stability.
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Santa Cruz Otis Taylor Signature Review

November 11, 2008
A small-bodied acoustic with expert craftsmanship and some twists.
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Halfling Pin Bridge Acoustic Review

September 9, 2008
Halfling guitars are an unique hybrid of flattop and archtop guitars developed by master luthier, Tom Ribbecke in Healdsburg, California. He’s been a luthier since 1972, concentrating primarily on
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