RWM Guitars Unveils Two New Butcher Block Guitars

Two new impressive RWM Guitar builds arrived alongside my new demo guitar that pay homage to Fender. RWM Guitars has kicked off 2023 with two new Butcher Block builds hitting the market. Both represent a new direction for one of my favorite New England builders, with higher end pickups and new body designs. Both areContinue reading “RWM Guitars Unveils Two New Butcher Block Guitars”

Ranking All Of The Guitars I Covered In 2022

Another year, another list of guitars I’ve had the pleasure of judging online. It’s that time of the year again. We’ve already covered all of our pedal rankings for 2022, which was quite the labor of love. Now let’s turn our attention to the guitar side of things. It’s still been relatively slow to getContinue reading “Ranking All Of The Guitars I Covered In 2022”

2021 Guitar Ranks: Everything We Reviewed This Year

While 2021 had a few less guitar reviews than we hoped, it did not lack in quality at all! All I can say about 2021 is; you could really feel the long term impacts of the pandemic’s impact on the supply chain. Despite being a moderately well known reviewer at best (and that is generous),Continue reading “2021 Guitar Ranks: Everything We Reviewed This Year”

Silvertone Model 1449 Reissue Review and Demo

I’ve wanted access to these reissues for years now, will they live up to my garage rock expectations? Cost: $399.00 from Silvertoneclassic.com, Amazon.com, Reverb.com, or check out Sweetwater! Overview & Final Score: 7.8 out of 10 The Silvertone 1449 may be best known as the guitar that came with the amp-in-case purchased from old SearsContinue reading “Silvertone Model 1449 Reissue Review and Demo”

2020 Gibson Explorer in Antique Natural Guitar Review

My legit, number 1 dream guitar is finally here, but will it live up to my lofty (and unfair) expectations? Cost: $1699.00 from Gibson.com or Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Grab your own from Sweetwater! Overview & Final Score: 7.8 out of 10 As part of Gibson’s revamped lineup following the takeover of their new CEOContinue reading “2020 Gibson Explorer in Antique Natural Guitar Review”

Best of 2020: Ranking All The Guitars We’ve Reviewed Over $1000

2020 held so many guitar reviews that we had to split our end of the year roundup into two separate articles! This will show all our rankings for guitars over $1000, with the previous article ranking all guitars under $1000. If you need a reminder, here is how we review guitars, and here is aContinue reading “Best of 2020: Ranking All The Guitars We’ve Reviewed Over $1000”

The Casino I Always Wanted: Stanford Crossroad Thinline 30 Review

While the last double cut hollowbody I reviewed won me over big time, this up and coming brand has offered something that fits me like a glove! Cost: $1099.00 from Stanford-guitars.com or Thomannmusic.com Overview & Final Score: 9.0 out of 10 A relatively new guitar company, Stanford is under the iMusic Network family of brands,Continue reading “The Casino I Always Wanted: Stanford Crossroad Thinline 30 Review”

Yamaha SA-2200 Electric Guitar Review

Why did I never know this guitar existed? It’s one of my personal favorites from 2020! Cost: $1999.99, find your own from Yamaha.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 9.1/10 Yamaha built a superb ES-335 style guitar without anyone seeming to take notice. Just like with the Revstar I reviewed overContinue reading “Yamaha SA-2200 Electric Guitar Review”

Fender American Professional II Telecaster Review

Will Fender’s new, shiny take on the Tele live up the high standards we expect in 2020? Cost: $1499.99, find your own from Sweetwater, Fender.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! (Affiliate links highlighted) Check out my “60 Second Guitar Review” for Ultimate-Guitar.com Overview & Final Score: 9.1/10 The Fender Professional II series has long been speculated asContinue reading “Fender American Professional II Telecaster 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”