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ARTICLES

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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SNAMM '17 - Taylor Guitars 916ce SB and 362ce Demos

July 19, 2017
Master builder Andy Powers details and demos two new, high-fidelity flattops.
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Taylor Guitars Debuts New 12-Strings, Florentine-Cutaway Grand Symphony Models, and Tobacco Sunburst Options

July 14, 2017
The 362ce’s compact cutaway Grand Concert shape features solid Tasmanian blackwood back and sides and a mahogany top.
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Acoustic Soundboard: An Unlevel Playing Field

June 18, 2017
Understanding fretboard radiuses can save you money and heartache—especially if you ever plan to purchase a guitar without playing it first.
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Quick Hit: Taylor GS Mini-e Bass

April 30, 2017
A wee acoustic bass guitar shows that great things come in small packages.
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Taylor Academy 10e Review

April 7, 2017
Meet another very refined entry-level Taylor.
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First Look: Taylor Academy Series 10e

March 6, 2017
John Bohlinger takes his initial test drive with Taylor's new affordable dreadnought.
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NAMM '17 - Taylor Guitars Academy Series and GS Mini Bass Demos

January 27, 2017
Master builder Andy Powers shows off two smaller-bodied, entry-level acoustics that pack big tones.
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NAMM 2017 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 1

January 19, 2017
Watch the PG editors talk about their favorite new gear from Dunlop, PRS, Taylor, Laney, and more.
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The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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SNAMM '16 - Taylor Guitars 712 12-Fret and 810 Deluxe Demos

June 26, 2016
Master builder Andy Powers talks about giving facelifts to two popular flattops.
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