RGT and Takamine Guitar Winner Announced

Stephen Mulhern - Takamine winner - best photo

“I’m so pleased to have won this guitar. It’s a joy to play. It has an excellent tone with clear high notes and deep resonant lows. The guitar stays in tune well and the intonation is spot on across the entire range. The guitar looks great and is made from quality parts. If I hadn’t won this guitar I might well have bought it anyway!” Continue reading

2014 RGT Guitar Tutors Conference Announced

Described as “The event of the year for anyone who teaches guitar,” the 2014 RGT Guitar Tutors Conference is now open for registration. Held annually at the University of West London, in Ealing, this year’s conference theme is Acoustic Guitar, and will feature displays, talks and workshops focusing on acoustic guitar education, performance and gear. Continue reading

Andy McKee Mythmaker Performance Video

Ernie Ball strings and Andy McKee have recently come together to produce a performance and interview video as part of EB’s Set Me Up Sessions. During the short video, Andy talks about the background of the song Mythmaker, from his new release of the same name, as well as gives background on his initial inspiration to begin playing guitar. Continue reading

Fender Launches New F-Series Acoustic Guitars

Fender Acoustics is proud to introduce the new Fender F-Series range of acoustic and electro acoustic guitars. Reminiscent of the Fender F-Series of the 70’s, the new F-Series acoustics evoke the essence of that era with features such as a large Fender ’70s headstock and “Viking”-style rosewood bridge, but add a natural look with maple logo inlay on the headstock, maple and rosewood rosette and, maple ‘F’ logo on the 12th fret and maple body binding on some models. Continue reading

Takamine Launches G Series Acoustic Guitars

Takamine is proud to announce the release of its redesigned G Series acoustic line of guitars. Featuring acoustic and acoustic-electric models, the new G Series is available in a wide variety of body styles that include traditional designs and Takamine-exclusive designs such as the popular NEX and FXC body styles Continue reading

New Guild Acoustic Guitars for 2014

Guild is proud to announce six new models in the popular Orpheum, Arcos and Artist series to be featured at the 2014 NAMM Show. The Orpheum Slotted Headstock Orchestra and Orpheum Slotted Headstock 12-String Orchestra guitars are beautifully crafted models coming from the talented hands within the Guild Custom Shop in scenic New Hartford, Conn. Continue reading

Gretsch Launches 2104 Rancher Acoustic Guitars

Gretsch Rancher acoustics are back and better than ever for 2014 with five new-and-improved models suitable for acoustic players of all tastes. The G5022CWFE Rancher Falcon Jumbo gives players full-on Gretsch Falcon style, sparkling gilded appointments and onboard electronics for peerless amplified tone. Its jumbo cutaway body is finished in gloss white with dazzling gold-sparkle binding on the top, back, sound hole, fingerboard and headstock. Continue reading