Yamaha FG700S Acoustic Guitar Review

Review of the Yamaha FG700S Acoustic Guitar

My very first full-size guitar was an FG series acoustic guitar similar to the Yamaha FG700S, a guitar that my dad handed down to me. There wasn’t anything particularly special about the guitar and it certainly wasn’t an extremely expensive guitar aside from the sentimental value.

Guitarist Guide to Christmas Stocking Gifts

Guide to Christmas Stocking gifts for Guitarists

Christmas stockings are a tradition in my family. Every Christmas morning we wake up to see what “Santa” put in our stockings, usually an assortment of food, small gifts and maybe a gift card.

5 Best Beginner Guitars under $300

5 best beginner guitars under $300

A close friend called me the other day asking about beginner guitars. Apparently his oldest son, now 12, had decided that he wanted a guitar for Christmas.

I don’t want to spend too much money” he said. “I’m afraid this is just a fad and he’ll just end up giving up on the guitar like he did with the piano.

PRS SE Santana Review | “Low End” or Quality?

A review of the PRS SE Santana electric guitar

It’s not uncommon for guitar-makers today to take popular, high-end guitars and make cheap copies aimed at the masses. Often times the result is a disaster but on occasion a guitar maker can produce a copy worthy in its own right. Such is the case with the PRS SE Santana, an entry-level version of the PRS Santana Signature that by itself is a superb guitar.