Guitar Reviews

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Review of the Gibson ES-175 electric guitar
Electric Guitar Reviews

Gibson ES 175 Review | Workhorse of Jazz Guitar

I received my Gibson ES 175 as a gift three years ago. I had owned and played many guitars – dozens – up to that time, but I don’t think I ever fell in love so quickly with an instrument.

To my eyes, it recalls generations of the finest jazz musicians to hold a guitar. In my hands, it feels solid, stalwart. Like it has something to say. And to my ears, it produces some of the most remarkably beautiful sounds I have ever heard.

It is

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Review of Larrivee Guitars
Acoustic Guitar Reviews
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Larrivée Guitars Review: Pros and Cons

In the 1950s a young teenage boy from Canada became enamored by the smooth licks of American guitarist Duane Eddy. He went to his local music shop and bought a cheap $18 guitar in an effort to learn Eddy’s style. Nobody knew at the time that this teenager, whose name was Jean Larrivee, would go on to become one of the most influential Canadian guitar makers, whose guitars would be valued at over 150x’s that of his first guitar.

In 2013, a Canadian astronaut named Chris Hadfield floated through the International Space Station strumming the song Space Oddity on his parlor guitar. 25 million views later, the rest of the world was introduced to a guitar that Canada already knew to be great: Larrivée guitars.

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Pros and Cons of Carbon Fiber Guitars
Acoustic Guitar Reviews
Guest Posts

What’s the Deal with Carbon Fiber Guitars? Pros vs Cons

Written by Adam Klosowiak, the co-founder of Klos Guitars or take part in their current KLOS Kickstarter campaign.

Carbon Fiber Guitars?

In a 2009 article titled A Buyer’s Guide to Carbon-Fiber Instruments featured in the music magazine “All Things Strings”, a prediction was made that carbon fiber would begin replacing wood in string instruments in the low price range.

But why carbon fiber? What is all the hype about this material?

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Best Collapsible Travel Guitar? A Review
Acoustic Guitar Reviews

Best-Sounding Collapsible Travel Guitar Reviewed

When the new guitars arrived at my door I had trouble believing that an acoustic instrument could actually fit in such a small box. Journey Instruments had agreed to send me two guitars to test – one solid-top wood guitar and one carbon fiber guitar – and I honestly had no idea what to expect.

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