I gave this guitar a glowing review back in February, but almost 3 months later what do I think? Despite our best efforts as guitar gear reviewers we sometimes can get caught up in the moment. I try not to review stuff too quickly, to avoid being overly effusive with praise that will wear offContinue reading “Has My Love Of The PRS SE McCarty 594 Standard Held Up?”
Tag Archives: Les Paul
Is This EART Better Than An Epiphone?
The EART EGLP-620 brings some high end specs to the table versus the more traditional, affordable Les Pauls. Les Pauls have always sort of stumped me. I tried a bunch back in 2020, but none of them really stuck. I loved the Howl the most on a personal level, but the Epiphone was a betterContinue reading “Is This EART Better Than An Epiphone?”
My Least Favorite Guitars I’ve Ever Reviewed
Not to be confused with the worst guitars I’ve reviewed, instead the ones that didn’t inspire me regardless of quality. This list is a reflection of instruments I just never connected with, even if they are objectively good, well made, popular, or a great value deal. They may have flaws, they may be flawless, itContinue reading “My Least Favorite Guitars I’ve Ever Reviewed”
What Happened To Howl Guitars?
Howl Guitars released one of my all time favorite guitars and then disappeared. The Howl Sirena 3 was an all time great killer. Made in Korea, this was a high end import guitar that felt and played like a boutique instrument, but cost under $1000. My reviews of the instrument were glowing, and it hasContinue reading “What Happened To Howl Guitars?”
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”
Squier Affinity Telecaster Deluxe: The Best Cheap Tele Yet?
Fender and Squier’s latest foray into affordable guitars is seemingly another rousing success despite some muddy pickups. Cost: $279.99 from Fender.com, Amazon.com, Sweetwater.com, and Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 Announced earlier this summer, Squier’s Affinity range has been rapidly expanding to include more and more classic models atContinue reading “Squier Affinity Telecaster Deluxe: The Best Cheap Tele Yet?”
Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Black Beauty Les Paul Review
Will Epiphone’s latest collaboration with the popular blues man impress or leave me turning back to the sea of LPs out there? Cost: $799.00 from Reverb.com Overview & Final Score: 8 out of 10 Another year, another Joe Bonamassa and Epiphone collaboration! While this partnership may not be on the cutting edge of things, theyContinue reading “Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Black Beauty Les Paul Review”
Epiphone Les Paul Modern Electric Guitar Review
Will the budget version of the Les Paul Modern surprise me and outcompete a Gibson? Cost: $649.00, find out more on Sweetwater, Epiphone.com or find one on Reverb.com! For our European friend, find your own from Thomann! Check out my “60 Second Guitar Review” of this awesome Epiphone for Ultimate-Guitar.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.8Continue reading “Epiphone Les Paul Modern Electric Guitar Review”
Gibson Les Paul Studio 2020 Guitar Review
Will Gibson’s newest Les Paul stand up to our strict standards? Cost: $1499.00, find yours on Reverb.com or Sweetwater and learn more on Gibson.com Overview & Final Score: 8.6 Well the day has finally come where Gibson has sent me a guitar to review. Quick personal tangent, this guitar really makes me feel like IContinue reading “Gibson Les Paul Studio 2020 Guitar Review”
Harmony Jupiter Electric Guitar Review
The newly revived Harmony brand unveiled this Stratotone-like remake last year to great fan fare, but will it hold up to our strict standards? Cost: $1299.00, learn more here or find your own on Reverb.com! Check out my UG “shot” where I share some sounds and thoughts on the Jupiter! Another huge thanks to BenContinue reading “Harmony Jupiter Electric Guitar Review”