March 2019

Hollowbody

ARTICLES

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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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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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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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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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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Will Ray’s Bottom Feeder: Jay Turser JT-SM Hollowbody Jazz Guitar

November 15, 2017
How a dud bargain buy became a dependable 6-string.
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Vintage Vault: 1960 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120

July 27, 2017
Get ready to go ga-ga over a pristine specimen of the signature model that helped create "the Nashville sound."
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Vintage Vault: 1957 Gibson Byrdland Natural

April 5, 2017
Nashville session guitarists helped develop a classy thinline alternative to heavy solidbodies and traditional jazz boxes.
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PHRED Instruments DockStar Flame Maple Review

July 18, 2016
A fully hollow, offset model aims at the jam crowd and beyond.
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Quick Hit: Gretsch Streamliner G2622T

July 17, 2016
An affordable classic that blends traditional styling with tonal versatility.
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SNAMM '16 - The Loar LH-306-T and LO-14 Demos

June 24, 2016
Get introduced to their new Loar'Tron-loaded hollowbody and classy-looking satin black acoustic.
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NAMM '16 - D'Angelico Guitars Master Builder New Yorker & EX-175 Deluxe Demos

February 27, 2016
See and hear the NYC-company's latest art-deco hollowbody electrics.
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NAMM '16 - Alvarez AAT34 & Delta00 Demos

February 16, 2016
See and hear two new sub-$1,000 6-strings—a hollowbody electric and a small-bodied acoustic blues machine.
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NAMM '16 - Gretsch Golden Era, Players, and Streamliner Series Demos

February 8, 2016
The rockabilly kings turn out some flashy hollowbodies and semi-hollow 6-string beauties.
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Gretsch Releases the Streamliner Series

January 26, 2016
Gretsch has released the new Streamliner Collection, offering a brave new sound at an affordable price.
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NAMM '16 - The Loar LH-1280-CBK Demo

January 23, 2016
Get a taste of what this hollowbody archtop has to offer.
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Gretsch Releases New Golden Era Edition Models

January 23, 2016
These vintage-inspired, upscale instruments include some of Gretsch’s most iconic and historic models.
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Gretsch Unveils Players Edition Series

January 21, 2016
The new Gretsch Players Edition is designed to provide ultimate stability, maximum comfort, and powerful sound.
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