NAMM 2020: Ernie Ball Music Man Reveals The Sabre Electric

Not wanting to be left out of the new guitar fun, Ernie Ball Music Man, or EBMM as I prefer, unveiled their new Sabre (on the left) solid body guitar model. A super lightweight Okoume body is matched to a carved Maple top with binding. Two custom EBMM humbuckers bless the front of this almostContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Ernie Ball Music Man Reveals The Sabre Electric”

NAMM 2020: Vox Is Making Electric Guitars Again, Here Is What They Look Like!

Despite being best known for their all time great amplifiers, Vox does have a long, rich history of guitar production. While it has slowed in the last decade or so, they are making a strong first impression in 2020 thanks to their new Bobcat models. Inspired by the British Invasion era, these two new semi-hollowContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Vox Is Making Electric Guitars Again, Here Is What They Look Like!”

NAMM 2020: PRS Unveils New Silver Sky Finishes, Maple Necks

Not to be outdone by its other competitors, PRS took the first day of NAMM by storm behind some new Silver Sky models. Two new finish options called Midnight Rose and Polar Blue will join the line in 2020, as will Maple fretboards. PRS didn’t end there, in addition to sprucing up the current line,Continue reading “NAMM 2020: PRS Unveils New Silver Sky Finishes, Maple Necks”

NAMM 2020: Harmony Has Another New Guitar, The Semi-Hollow Comet

Harmony, part of BandLab Technology, continues to release awesome guitar after awesome guitar. Their new Comet guitar, first teased in a press release and 60 Cycle Hum’s NAMM content, this guitar is their new take on the classic H-72 model. While they have yet to show any official pictures, check out 60 Cycle Hum’s instagramContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Harmony Has Another New Guitar, The Semi-Hollow Comet”

NAMM 2020: Fender Unveils Parallel Universe II, And It’s Weird

Fender got the official start of NAMM off to a great start with more Parallel Universe series instruments. Following up on the mixed response some of these guitars got last year, the Parallel Universe II series seems a bit more streamlined. Plus, it shows Fender branching outside their own design/company concepts in an exciting way!Continue reading “NAMM 2020: Fender Unveils Parallel Universe II, And It’s Weird”

6 Must See Guitars at Winter NAMM 2020

With the start of the year comes the start of a crazy month of gear announcements, unveiling, and buying/selling. Winter NAMM 2020 promises to be just as big, if not bigger, than last years behind plenty of exciting news. Let’s take a look at 6 of the guitars that caught my eye and will definitelyContinue reading “6 Must See Guitars at Winter NAMM 2020”

How They Got There: Ryan From 60 Cycle Hum Talks YouTube, Podcasts, and Guitar Mods

As part one in a long series of interviews with YouTube’s most popular guitar players, we had the pleasure of talking with Ryan from 60 Cycle Hum and asking him a few questions about what got him and Steve started, and of course, guitars. With this series, we hope to shed light on how manyContinue reading “How They Got There: Ryan From 60 Cycle Hum Talks YouTube, Podcasts, and Guitar Mods”

Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Review

Cost: $799.99 new, or find a better deal on Reverb.com! Huge thanks to the whole Gretsch/Fender team for lending me this stunning semi-hollow! Overview & Final Score: 8.3 The Gretsch Electromatic Series gives players classic Gretsch sounds and shapes in a more affordable, imported design. The G5622T may just be the best of the wholeContinue reading “Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Review”

Harmony 8418 Combo Amp Review

Cost: $399.00 new from Reverb.com! Huge thanks to Ben from BandLab Technologies for loaning me this awesome combo amp! How it Works and Final Score: 8.5 Harmony’s recently released 8418 combo amp was one of my most anticipated amps of 2019. I’ve been dying to try it since I first saw it was available forContinue reading “Harmony 8418 Combo Amp Review”

NAMM 2020: Supro Unveils Semi-Hollow Clermont and Conquistador

Supro has continued in the current trend of major guitar makers sharing their new NAMM models early! They also really hopped on the Bigsby bandwagon this year, and included the re-popularized tremolo system on both the Conquistador (on the right) and Clermont (on the left) models. The Conquistador and Clermont are essentially the same, stunningContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Supro Unveils Semi-Hollow Clermont and Conquistador”