Vintage Icon Series V65 Guitar Review

Will this UK-designed take on the Jazzmaster beat out the Fano and Squier versions I have hanging around? Cost: $349.00 from Vintageguitarsus.com or Reverb.com Overview & Final Score: 7.1 out of 10 The second of two Vintage guitars I was lent for review, this one will be taking part in my Affordable Jazzmaster face-off forContinue reading “Vintage Icon Series V65 Guitar Review”

Vintage V120 ICON Electric Guitar Review

As an avid fan of Les Paul Junior-style guitars, will this budget friendly Vintage exceed expectations? Cost: $329.00 from Vintageguitarsus.com but find your own on Reverb.com or Amazon.com! (Affiliate links) Check out my “60 Second Guitar Review” for Ultimate-Guitar.com! Overview & Final Score: 6.9 out of 10 New for 2020, UK-based Vintage Guitars has releasedContinue reading “Vintage V120 ICON Electric Guitar Review”

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”

Sterling By Music Man St. Vincent Signature Guitar Review

One of the most exciting guitars of the last few years, will the St. Vincent be worth the hype? Cost: $599.99 from Reverb.com or learn from Sterling by Music Man! Affiliate links: Get your own from Thomann.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.0 out of 10 One of the first articles I ever wrote for Ultimate-Guitar.comContinue reading “Sterling By Music Man St. Vincent Signature Guitar Review”

Glarry GTL Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Review

Will Glarry’s newest addition to their ultra-affordable line impress me more than past products? Cost: $119.99 from Glarrymusic.com Affiliate links: Find your next guitar like this one on Musiciansfriend.com or Amazon.com! Overview & Final Score: 5.4 out of 10 Glarry has quickly become a well known name in the guitar world thanks to their unbelievablyContinue reading “Glarry GTL Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Review”

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”

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”

Stadium NY Strat Electric Guitar Review

An affordable and decent Strat-style guitar that may be better suited as base for DIY modders or up and coming guitar techs. Cost: $225.99 from Pelican Beach Music LLC! This guitar review is sponsored by Pelican Beach Music LLC, genuinely one of my favorite new online guitar retailers. I’ve been screwed over left and rightContinue reading “Stadium NY Strat Electric Guitar Review”