New Guitar Roundup: What New Model Just Got Announced?

Despite most of the world shutting down it seems many guitar makers are hell bent on continuing to release exciting new models, and I’m here for it. Let’s dig into a few new releases from the past few weeks that have caught my eye and should definitely be on your radar if you’re looking toContinue reading “New Guitar Roundup: What New Model Just Got Announced?”

6 Easy DIY Guitar Projects To Work On While You’re Stuck Home

If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to go a little stir crazy being stuck in your house. So while plenty of people will use this time to get in shape, learn how to cook, or drink, let’s focus on some easy/fun guitar related tasks to take your mind off of the quarantine! Pretty muchContinue reading “6 Easy DIY Guitar Projects To Work On While You’re Stuck Home”

Stadium NY Strat Electric Guitar Review

An affordable and decent Strat-style guitar that may be better suited as base for DIY modders or up and coming guitar techs. Cost: $225.99 from Pelican Beach Music LLC! This guitar review is sponsored by Pelican Beach Music LLC, genuinely one of my favorite new online guitar retailers. I’ve been screwed over left and rightContinue reading “Stadium NY Strat Electric Guitar Review”

Orangewood Oliver Jr Bass Live Acoustic Bass Review

An unexpected and exciting new addition to Orangewood’s line that makes practicing much easier. Cost: $345.00 new from Orangewoodguitars.com! Overview & Final Score: 7.6 Acoustic bass guitars have long been something I found incredibly fun. The Orangewood Oliver Jr Live takes that idea and brings it down to a more compact and affordable package. ThisContinue reading “Orangewood Oliver Jr Bass Live Acoustic Bass Review”

Fender Player Series Lead III Electric Guitar Review

This guitar won me over the minute I saw it, and it still exceeded expectations. Cost: $599.99, find your own Lead III on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.5 One of Fender’s best reveals at Winter NAMM 2020 had to be the metallic purple Player Series Lead III. A remake of the original Lead SeriesContinue reading “Fender Player Series Lead III Electric Guitar Review”

When Are We Going To See Those New Squier Paranormal Guitars Announced?

While this isn’t breaking news to some, as it was first pointed out around NAMM, Fender seems to be cooking up some interesting Squier models. Dubbed the Squier Paranormal series after a Guitar Center leak, it seems some of Fender’s Alternate Reality/Parallel Universe guitar madness will come down to a more affordable price point. FirstContinue reading “When Are We Going To See Those New Squier Paranormal Guitars Announced?”

D’Angelico Premier Mini DC Electric Guitar Review

A smaller, more comfortable semi-hollow new for 2020 from the esteemed NY guitar makers! Cost: $799.99 find dealers from D’Angelico’s website or on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.4 One of D’Angelico’s many new 2020 guitars, the Premier Mini DC takes their popular Premier DC and brings it down to a more compact size. MuchContinue reading “D’Angelico Premier Mini DC Electric Guitar Review”

PRS Silver Sky 2020 Review

Ignore the haters, believe the hype, the Silver Sky is my new favorite guitar. I have wanted to try this guitar since it was announced so I cannot thank Jeanne from PRS enough for loaning me this for review! Cost: $2299.00, learn more at PRS.com and find your own on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score:Continue reading “PRS Silver Sky 2020 Review”

Fano Omnis MG6 Electric Guitar Review

A full scale, modern take on the Mustang body shape from Fano’s new affordable series. Big shoutout to Chad from Fano for hooking this review up! Cost: $849.00 new from Fano or find a dealer on Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.9 At Winter NAMM 2020 Fano surprised and impressed many with the announcement ofContinue reading “Fano Omnis MG6 Electric Guitar Review”

Did Gibson Actually Get This New Epiphone Line Right?

I usually bash Gibson, but this is a big step in the right direction! Now I have spent the better part of my journalism career criticizing Gibson here or at Ultimate-Guitar.com. And while their PR disasters don’t need any more bashing, I also was always struck by their misuse or mismanagement of their Epiphone line.Continue reading “Did Gibson Actually Get This New Epiphone Line Right?”