Top 10 Acoustic Guitars: Rig Rundown Best-Ofs

Our hottest “unplugged” axe viewings—from Down Under wonder Tommy Emmanuel to Eric Johnson, Lucinda Williams and seven other fearsome flattop wielders.

10. Rig Rundown - Mike Dawes

9. Rig Rundown - Billy Strings

8. Rig Rundown - Dave Cobb

7. Rig Rundown - C.W. Stoneking

6. Rig Rundown - Dave Stewart

5. Rig Rundown - Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba

4. Rig Rundown - KT Tunstall

3. Rig Rundown - Lucinda Williams

2. Rig Rundown - Eric Johnson

1. Rig Rundown - Tommy Emmanuel

A faithful recreation of the Germanium Mosrite Fuzzrite with a modern twist.

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The all-new HT series offers "heat treated" pickup technology along with the Cutlas HT, StringRay HT, and Sabre HT guitars.

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Presets extend the flexibility of an already expansive and easy-to-use reverb.

Intuitive. Great range in all controls. Well-built.

Some digital artifacts at long decay times.


Walrus Audio Slötvå


Walrus Audio is a prolific builder, but, as the five reverb pedals in their lineup suggest, they have a real affinity for manipulating time and space. The beauty of the Slötvå reverb (which is derived from the company’s very similar Spin FV-1 chip-based Slö reverb) is how satisfying and simple it makes dramatic shifts between time/space textures.

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