I Tried One Of The Most Affordable Acoustics On Amazon

My past experiences with Donner have me expecting great things from the DAJ-110CD. Grab your own acoustic starter pack from Donner! What’s The Deal With The DAJ-110CD? What we’re talking about here is essentially an excellent starter pack for anyone interested in acoustic guitar. With a case, strap, picks, clip-on tuner, capo, and even aContinue reading “I Tried One Of The Most Affordable Acoustics On Amazon”

Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster Review

Will Fender’s Acoustic modeler meets Stratocaster be the next in a long line of amazing reviews? Cost: $1999.99 from Fender.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! Overview & Final Score: 9.4 out of 10 I have put off this review for a long time, mostly because I wanted to make sure I could truly convey why I loveContinue reading “Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster Review”

Introducing Fiesta Hot Hush Puppies, Noiseless Strat Pickups

A new brand of pickups that strive to provide premium tone at a more mid-market price range. Cost: $119.99 from Fiestapickups.com or from Reverb.com! Starting with my recent roundup of the best pre-wired Stratocaster pickup options on the market, I’ve started really digging into different pickups, wiring configurations, and tone controls. With a huge StratContinue reading “Introducing Fiesta Hot Hush Puppies, Noiseless Strat Pickups”

Upgraded Glarry GP II Bass Review: Is It Better Than The First One?

Will Glarry’s updates to their P-Bass copy be an improvement, or more of the same buzzy, thin, mod platform variety like the first? Grab your own from Glarry! When I first reviewed the Glarry GP Bass I didn’t realize that it would become one of my highest viewed articles of all time on this site.Continue reading “Upgraded Glarry GP II Bass Review: Is It Better Than The First One?”

Musiclily Dual Hot Rail High Output Loaded Pickguard Review

How will this budget friendly loaded pickguard sound when loaded into my experimental Squier Strat? I’m going to be trying something new with review articles for specific after market guitar products, starting with this loaded pickguard from Musiclily.com which you can also find on Amazon.com! Cost: $27.70 from Musiclily.com! I first found Musiclily after IContinue reading “Musiclily Dual Hot Rail High Output Loaded Pickguard Review”

Epiphone Masterbilt Texan Acoustic Guitar Review

The acoustic guitar used by legendary musicians gets a modern electric-acoustic makeover Cost: $699.00, for more details check out Epiphone.com. Affiliate links: Reverb.com Musiciansfriend.com Check out my 60 Second Guitar Review for Ultimate-Guitar.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.1 The acoustic guitar made famous by Paul McCartney and Peter Frampton, Epiphone’s Texan acoustic guitar isn’t justContinue reading “Epiphone Masterbilt Texan Acoustic Guitar Review”

Guitar Lesson Review: Jon MacLennan Essential Blues Guitar System

I go back and try to learn the blues basics I should have learned almost 10 years ago as a beginner. You don’t often see my writing about online guitars lessons here, but that’s not without reason. In fact, I actually cover the best online guitar lessons in great detail over at Guitarniche.com. In additionContinue reading “Guitar Lesson Review: Jon MacLennan Essential Blues Guitar System”

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”

Squier FSR Classic Vibe ’70s Precision Bass Review

Cost: $399.99, new or find one cheaper on Reverb.com! Overview and Final Score: 8.8 Squier’s FSR Classic Vibe ’70s P Bass got my attention within seconds of walking into my local guitar center. The surf green finish, black block inlays, and gloss polyester finish make this bass one of the best looking and feeling I’veContinue reading “Squier FSR Classic Vibe ’70s Precision Bass Review”

Yamaha FG3 Acoustic Guitar Review

Cost: $799.99, new Thanks to Stephanie from Yamaha for lending me this great acoustic! Shop for a good deal on one of your own on Reverb.com! Overview and Final Score: 8.5 One of Yamaha’s newest acoustic guitars, the FG3 is a mix of top tier features packaged together at a price more suitable for theContinue reading “Yamaha FG3 Acoustic Guitar Review”