Knaggs Kenai J H2 Semi-Gloss Review

We take a look at this Maryland-based builder’s take on a flatop LP-shape Cost: $2800.00 from Knaggsguitars.com Check out my UG shot of the Knaggs Kenai J H2 for sound demos and my thoughts! Overview & Final Score: 8.6 This was my first time ever picking up a Knaggs guitar and I am so gladContinue reading “Knaggs Kenai J H2 Semi-Gloss Review”

New Language Talk The Gear Behind Their New EP “EP1_2020”

Lead guitarist Sebastien Betley and bassist Matt Cohen sit down with Guitarsforidiots.com to talk gear and new music One of the best parts of my job is getting to sit down with musicians who actually put all this gear to work. Whether they are in the studio, touring the world, or a ghost writer, theyContinue reading “New Language Talk The Gear Behind Their New EP “EP1_2020””

Harley Benton TE-90QM HH Review

A very budget friendly offering that packs more looks and feel than tone Cost: $171.00 new, from thomannmusic.com or find one used on Reverb.com! Check out my UG shot for a quick demo of the TE-90QM HH! Overview and Final Score: 6.3 For a guitar that’s under $200, the TE-QM90 HH’s features are actually tooContinue reading “Harley Benton TE-90QM HH Review”

Harmony Jupiter Electric Guitar Review

The newly revived Harmony brand unveiled this Stratotone-like remake last year to great fan fare, but will it hold up to our strict standards? Cost: $1299.00, learn more here or find your own on Reverb.com! Check out my UG “shot” where I share some sounds and thoughts on the Jupiter! Another huge thanks to BenContinue reading “Harmony Jupiter Electric Guitar Review”

Harmony Rebel Electric Guitar Review

A refreshing double cut with modern upgrades from a vintage company. Cost: $1299.00, find one on Reverb.com and learn more at Harmony.co! Check out my official UG Shot of the Harmony Rebel! Huge thanks to Ben from Bandlab Technologies for getting me this and a few other Harmony products to review! Overview & Final Score:Continue reading “Harmony Rebel Electric Guitar Review”

Quarantine Project: Turning The Stadium NY Strat Into My Ideal “HSS” Guitar

P90s, a Wide range humbucker, and locking tuners highlight our DIY MOD project Strat My love affair with HSS Strats began with my very first guitar, a MIM Strat with the HSS configuration. While that guitar will always be my number 1, or at least tied for number 1 with my future Gibson Explorer, IContinue reading “Quarantine Project: Turning The Stadium NY Strat Into My Ideal “HSS” Guitar”

Howl Guitars Sirena 3 Review

Top notch build quality highlights this stripped down take on the classic Les Paul Cost: $879.00 from Howlguitars.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.4 Howl Guitars’ recently unveiled Sirena 3 is a gorgeous and user friendly take on the Les Paul guitar design. There are plenty of distinct features that make the Sirena 3 interesting, withoutContinue reading “Howl Guitars Sirena 3 Review”

One Thing I’ve Learned After 1 Year Of Guitar Reviews

You know what, some guitars just aren’t that different…and that’s okay! I’ve been fortunate to have a career in guitar journalism for about a year and a half now, with almost exactly one year of guitar review experience now in the books! I never would have imagined the likes of Fender, PRS, or Ernie BallContinue reading “One Thing I’ve Learned After 1 Year Of Guitar Reviews”

Harmony Juno Electric Guitar Review

A short scale, compact offering with gold foil P90s that’s new for 2020 from Harmony Cost: $1199.00 from Harmony.co and Reverb.com! Check out my UG Shot of the Harmony Juno for some quick sounds and my thoughts! Overview & Final Score: 8.4 Harmony’s Juno electric guitar packs a ton of volume and tone into aContinue reading “Harmony Juno Electric Guitar Review”

Schecter Guitar Research Unveils Trio Of New Models

The Tempest, PT Fastback, and Corsair 2020 are ready to hit the market! Schecter Guitar Research announced three stunning new models to be added to their 2020 guitar lineup. Featuring the semi-hollow Corsair, the solid body Tempest, and my personal favorite, the PT Fastback, Schecter is not messing around. Let’s dig into some of theContinue reading “Schecter Guitar Research Unveils Trio Of New Models”