Remember That $60 Glarry? Let’s Make It More Fun…

It’s not magically a great guitar yet, but it’s certainly more fun to play and look at! I trashed on that cheap Glarry GST-3 pretty bad when I first reviewed it and the company was definitely not happy with me. When I took it apart for this project, I was even less impressed when IContinue reading “Remember That $60 Glarry? Let’s Make It More Fun…”

Playing Authentic Just Got Harder Thanks To Eastman Guitars

One of my favorite parts of running this website is getting to highlight my favorite guitars or companies, especially ones I think you should know about. My love of classic Gibson models, and suspicion of the Gibson company, are two of the more talked about topics on this site. I love so many of theirContinue reading “Playing Authentic Just Got Harder Thanks To Eastman Guitars”

What Lies Ahead for GuitarsForIdiots In 2020

The first year of running this site went just about as well as I could have imagined. Honestly, it probably even exceeded expectations. In no way shape or form did I expect my guitar and music journalism career to take off to the point that Fender would be sending me their newest guitars to review.Continue reading “What Lies Ahead for GuitarsForIdiots In 2020”

NAMM 2020: Yvette Young & Ibanez Debut Her YY10 Signature Talman

A longtime underrated guitar model, the Ibanez Talman might be best known as The Offspring guitarist Noodles’ guitar of choice. However, tapping sensation Yvette Young may just be taking over the Talman world just yet. Her new signature model, coming in Slime Green Sparkle (wow), features three Seymour Duncan Five Two single coil pickups. WilkinsonContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Yvette Young & Ibanez Debut Her YY10 Signature Talman”

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”