August

Articles by Gayla Drake

Tanglewood Guitar Company UK MasterDesign Series TSR2 Acoustic Guitar Review

September 18, 2009
The Tanglewood MasterDesign is a stage and ensemble-friendly acoustic
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Tales from the Six String Nation

September 18, 2009
Canada''s national guitar contains parts from all around the country, representing pieces of the country''s rich history.
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Mattrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier Review

September 18, 2009
The SanGreal offers serious power and tone for acoustic instruments
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Matrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier Review

September 18, 2009
Watch the video review: Click for full-size video Regular readers, I hope you’re sitting down. I actually like an amp that’s not compact and light and easy. Yeah, it’s
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Spicing up DADGAD: DADGAE

September 9, 2009
Switching up DADGAD with some DADGAE shapes
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Road Rage Pro Gear True-Bypass Effects Looper Review

June 30, 2009
Road Rage Pro Gear''s True-Bypass Effects Looper makes managing effects easy
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Martin SWOMGT Acoustic Guitar Review

June 17, 2009
The Martin SWOMGT delivers that Martin sound in an Earth-friendly OM package
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Bose L1 Compact Acoustic PA Review

June 17, 2009
The Bose L1 Compact is a portable, light PA solution for some gig situations
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Have No Fear, It's All Gear

June 17, 2009
Introducing new members of our team
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Sustainable Tone: The Forest and the Trees

June 17, 2009
A look alternative woods that luthiers use to build sustainably. We check out woods for tops, back and sides, fingerboards and bridges and see where species like bunya, katalox and "diaperwood" fit in.
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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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