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”

Harley Benton DC – Junior Guitar Review

Cost: $184.00, from Thomannmusic.com Overview and Final Score: 8.0 If you grew up a fan of The Clash like I did than a Les Paul Doublecut Junior with one dog ear P90 is like the holy grail of guitars. I even tried to turn my very nice, double P90 Les Paul Special into one withContinue reading “Harley Benton DC – Junior Guitar Review”

DeMont Goldfinch Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $999.00 for this model, but check out options on their site or find one on Reverb.com! Overview and Final Score: 8.9 The DeMont Goldfinch caught my eye the minute it popped up on my screen. The distinctive finch pickguard, offset body, and gold foil pickups make it one of the most unique guitars I’veContinue reading “DeMont Goldfinch Electric Guitar Review”

Fender Ultra Stratocaster Review

Cost: $1999.99 new, find your own on Reverb.com Huge thanks to Heather from Fender for sending this over for review! Overview and Final Score: 9.5 Sound: 9.5 The addition of the S1 switch adds a ton of versatility to the Ultra Stratocaster, as it cuts some of the highs on the 1 and 2 positions.Continue reading “Fender Ultra Stratocaster Review”

Xaviere PRO845 Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $229.00 direct from Guitar Fetish or check out Reverb to find a new or used one! Overview and Final Score: 8.1 I’ve been singing the praises of GFS pickups for some time now, but I’ve never actually had the chance to try one of their Xaviere guitar products until now. The Pro845 immediately caughtContinue reading “Xaviere PRO845 Electric Guitar Review”

CMG Ashlee Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $1099.00 but price varies depending on specs of each Ashlee made, visit CMGguitars.com to find your own! Overview and Final Score: 9.25 The CMG Ashlee is probably the nicest guitar I’ve had sent to me to date, and I doubt it would disappoint any of you! The model I was sent has a fewContinue reading “CMG Ashlee Electric Guitar Review”

Aria Retro-1532 Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $299.00, new Huge thanks to Kazu and the Arai & Co company for sending this great guitar, it is one of the coolest ones I’ve ever reviewed! Overview and Final Score: 8.3 The Aria Retro-1532 is by far one of the most unique and visually inspiring guitars I’ve ever reviewed. Despite the humble priceContinue reading “Aria Retro-1532 Electric Guitar Review”

Aria DM-01 Electric Guitar Review

Cost: $379.00 new Huge thanks to Kazu for sending me this awesome guitar! Visit Arai & Co for more info on the DM-01 Overview and Final Score: 7.1 The Aria DM-01 is a modern take on a classic vintage guitar style beloved by thousands. Based on the classic Mosrite body shape, Johnny Ramone and VenturesContinue reading “Aria DM-01 Electric Guitar Review”

Donner DST-100W Review

Cost: 129.00 new via Amazon.com Generously gifted for review by the Donner Deal company! Overview and Final Score: 5.4 The Donner DST-100W is a surprisingly reliable and enjoyable take on the classic Strat design. Coming in at extremely budget friendly prices, the DST-100W is overall a fairly average guitar, with no frills or features thatContinue reading “Donner DST-100W Review”

Dean Modern 24 Review

Cost: $649.00 new, check Reverb for even lower prices! Generously lent for review thanks to John from Armadillo Enterprises, Dean’s parent company! Overview and Final Score: 7.8 Dean’s Modern 24 is a mixed bag of luxury features and missing parts. While the tones you can get of the guitar are superb, and the playability isContinue reading “Dean Modern 24 Review”