December 2019

Taylor

ARTICLES

The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
Take a gaze in the rear view as we revisit the guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that made the grade.
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Andy Powers Is Made Partner At Taylor Guitars

August 30, 2019
Powers has been the creative wellspring for Taylor’s guitar development and innovation since his arrival in 2011.
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Gallery: Summer NAMM 2019 Day 2

July 19, 2019
The second day was packed full of new tone toys from Wampler, Godin, Nutter, Line 6, Taylor, Martin, and more!
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Taylor Grand Pacific Builder’s Edition 717 Review

May 30, 2019
A Taylor for guitarists who don’t dig Taylors?
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First Look: Taylor Grand Pacific Builder's Edition 717

March 21, 2019
John Bohlinger flatpicks bluegrass, strums cowboy chords, and even thumbpicks the Peanuts theme as he tries out Andy Powers' newest body style with the company's proprietary V-Class bracing.
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NAMM '19 - Taylor Guitars Builders Edition 517e, 717e & 512e 12 Fret Demos

January 25, 2019
Master Builder Andy Powers demos the new slope-shouldered, old-school-voiced body style that inspired the company’s recent V-Class innovations.
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NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 1

January 24, 2019
Watch Bobb Bruno of Best Coast join the PG crew to discuss highlights from the day, including new stuff from Taylor, Dunlop, Ibanez, Fender, and more.
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Taylor Guitars Announces the Grand Pacific and Grand Concert Lines

January 24, 2019
The Grand Pacific was developed by master guitar designer Andy Powers and leverages Taylor’s new V-Class bracing.
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The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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PG Jams: Jason Mraz and Molly Miller

September 10, 2018
The nylon-string-loving Grammy winner talks about his secret songwriting club and, together with two bandmates, plays unique renditions of tracks from his latest album, Know.
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Rig Rundown: U2's The Edge

July 18, 2018
Strats, Explorers, Les Pauls, AC30s, and a healthy amount of delay help form some of the most iconic tones ever recorded. Famed tech Dallas Schoo walks us through the ins and outs of The Edge’s expansive setup.
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SNAMM '18 - Taylor Guitars V-Class Expansion Demos

July 11, 2018
Andy Powers shows off four new upper-end acoustics now graced with his innovative V-Class bracing system.
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Taylor Builder’s Edition K14ce Review

June 11, 2018
This Grand Auditorium-sized flattop boasts a new bracing system with instantly perceptible sonic consequences.
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First Look: Taylor Guitars K14ce V-Class Builder's Edition

March 12, 2018
The Review Demo master pulls up a chair and has a session with the new Grand Auditorium model that features the company's new V-Class bracing, updated electronics, and a beveled armrest.
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NAMM '18 - Taylor V-Class Bracing Demo

January 26, 2018
Andy Powers sits down with PG to discuss his amazing new bracing system and how it changed the way he approaches building acoustic guitars.
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Taylor Guitars Unveils Builder's Edition Model Featuring V-Class Bracing

January 26, 2018
A new innovation that that dramatically improves an acoustic guitar’s volume, sustain and intonation
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NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 1

January 25, 2018
The PG editors share their favorite finds from the first day of NAMM.
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The Environmentally Conscious Guitarist

January 5, 2018
Sorry Kermit, it is easy being green. From recycling and repurposing old gear, to the larger movement for harvesting sustainable woods, we explore ways players can soften their impact on the natural world.
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Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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