December 2020

Hollowbody

ARTICLES

PRS SE Hollowbody II Piezo review homepage

PRS SE Hollowbody II Piezo: The PG Review

November 26, 2020
With a blendable piezo pickup, Annapolis’ affordable electric hollowbody becomes extra versatile.
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PRS Hollowbody II SE Piezo Demo

First Look: PRS SE Hollowbody II Piezo

November 9, 2020
Sweet with the resonance and abundant overtones of true hollowbody construction, this light and powerful PRS enables unique blends of electric and acoustic tones.
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Guild X-175 Manhattan Special Review homepage

Guild X-175 Manhattan Special: The Premier Guitar Review

October 22, 2020
An extroverted hollowbody that deftly spans styles—and the ages.
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Gibson ES-335, ES-355, ES-150, ES-336 Demos

Iso Lab: Gibson ES-335, ES-336, ES-355 & ES-150

August 3, 2020
The Rig Rundown host offers taste tests from his personal collection of "Electric Spanish" guitars, including pieces vintage and modern.
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PRS Hollowbody

PRS Guitars SE Hollowbody II Piezo Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
Listen to Bryan Ewald take this double-headed workhorse through its paces and demos how to blend the two distinct voices.
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PRS

PRS Announces the SE Hollowbody II Piezo

June 23, 2020
The first piezo-equipped instrument in the SE Series.
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Gretsch Double Anniversary homepage

A Double-Trouble Guitar with a No-Worries Price

April 29, 2020
The 1965 Gretsch 6117 Double Anniversary makes the most of HiLo’Tron pickups and smooth playability.
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Guild X-175

First Look: Guild X-175 Manhattan Special

March 30, 2020
Thanks to its DeArmond Dynasonic pickups, true hollowbody tone delights await in this classy and handsomely styled 6-string that won't break the bank.
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prs se hollowbody - homepage

PRS SE Hollowbody Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

February 6, 2020
The modern classic excels in its more accessibly priced guise.
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PRS SE Hollowbody-homepage

First Look: PRS SE Hollowbody Standard

December 23, 2019
Muscular output and magnificent overtones meet in the first affordable, SE version of Annapolis’s hallowed hollow.
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Vintage Vault: 1937 Gibson L-10

October 29, 2019
A classic archtop acoustic that helped define country music resurfaces at the right moment.
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Gretsch

Gretsch Announces the Steve Wariner Signature Nashville Gentleman

July 17, 2019
Features include TV Jones pickups, push/pull pot for coil splitting, and a Bigsby B6GP String-Thru tailpiece.
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Comins

Comins Guitars Introduces the GCS-16 Archtop Guitar

April 4, 2019
The handbuilder grows his more affordable lineup with a 16" hollowbody built with a laminated spruce top, flame maple back and sides, and custom-wound Kent Armstrong pickups.
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NAMM '19 - PRS SE Paul's Guitar, CE 24 Semi-Hollow & McCarty 595 Hollowbody Demos

January 25, 2019
Paul Smith’s upscale personal solidbody gets reinvented at the sub-$1,000 mark, and impressively equipped hollow- and semi-hollow axes make their debut.
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FEAT

Vintage Vault: 1967 Gibson ES-330TD

December 17, 2018
A hollowbody thinline guitar with a sound that appealed to jazz players.
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Eastman T64/v Review

November 30, 2018
Vintage thinline sounds abound in an impressively relic’d and smooth-playing hollowbody.
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Vintage Vault: 1955 Gibson L-5 CES

July 5, 2018
Marvel at this post-World War II hollowbody, worn by play but still intact and all original.
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ivee

Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - iVee Guitars iVee#13 "TTT Bass" Misery 3030 & iVee#107 "es" Wayang Demo

May 25, 2018
Indonesian luthier Ivan Mulia demos 6- and 4-string instruments with meticulously hand-etched metal parts—the bass’ fretless fingerboard.
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heritage

NAMM '18 - Heritage Guitars Standard Series & Golden Eagle Custom

February 6, 2018
Kalamazoo’s finest shows off some modern takes on classic designs and an immaculate jazz box.
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Collings

NAMM '18 - Collings Guitars I-30 LC, 02H 12-Fret T & Parlor 1 T

February 2, 2018
Blues guitarist Kirk Fletcher works out the Texas outfit's newest double-cutaway hollowbody, while we also learn about several classy new flattops.
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