Category Archives for Acoustic Guitars

The Yamaha FG800 VS. FG830

The Yamaha FG800 vs FG830 – The Acoustic Guitar Battle!

While Yamaha might not be the first name that springs to mind when it comes to acoustic guitars, they’ve actually been making them since the mid-60s, when they introduced their FG180 model.  Made in Japan, this affordable guitar quickly became a firm favorite amongst those first learning to play or on a tight budget because, […]

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Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy Flat Top Review

Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy Flat Top Review – Features, Pros and Cons

The is a refreshing parlor guitar, and with a price tag of under $200, this ¾ scale budget-friendly guitar is an instrument that will surprise musicians of all skill levels and playing styles. When I first picked up the Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy, I honestly was taken aback by the sound quality that came out […]

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Guild M-120 - Is This The Best Concert Sized Guitar_

Guild M-120 – Is This The Best Concert Sized Guitar?

Guild has always had a good name when it comes to acoustic guitars. Although they make some wild electrics – yeah, we’re looking at you, Thunderbird – some might be surprised by how traditional Guild are in their non-electrified instruments. Among such traditional instruments, is the M-120. The M-120 is a concert guitar, which isn’t […]

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Ibanez JEMJR Review – Is It Possible to Emulate Steve Vai on a Budget?

We’re all familiar with the iconic image of rock guitarists playing guitar faster than anybody really should, all with spotlights and magnificent heads of hair. Those interested enough have names for those iconic people, and foremost among those names is Steve Vai. Vai started his career transcribing Frank Zappa’s work, then joined Zappa’s band, and […]

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Voyage Air Transit Series VAMD-02 Folding Mini-Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Review

Some of you may be shocked when you read the next statement, so make sure that you’re sitting down before you keep reading. There is a series of guitars in the market now that fold in half. Yes, you read that right. I was absolutely skeptical about this guitar before I put my hands on […]

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The Best Resonator Guitar Models on the Market

A resonator guitar is a type of guitar that is the same size and shape of a standard acoustic guitar, except it has a metal speaker built into it. The bridge on a resonator guitar looks a lot like the bridge on a banjo and serves its purpose by carrying vibrations from the strings to […]

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The Best Lap Steel Guitars on the Market You’ll Want In Your Collection

The overall design of a lap steel guitar is very similar to the design of a standard acoustic guitar, meaning that there are a fretboard and six strings that come attached to this guitar. However, the strings on a lap steel guitar face upwards and are raised towards the musicians. With a lap steel guitar, […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Acoustic Guitar to Build Lasting Love

Guitars can withstand a lot of wear and tear on their bodies, but they are still incredibly delicate instruments. In order to prevent a maintenance problem that could be incredibly costly to you, make sure that you purchase your guitar from a reputable guitar dealer or a musician. Also, make sure that before you go […]

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Best Guitar Humidifiers On The Market Today

The Best Guitar Humidifiers On The Market Today 

Have you ever had the experience where you’re playing your guitar and it sounds great one day, but the next day it just didn’t sound anywhere close to the day before? While this may have happened to you because you just weren’t in the mood today, the more likely cause is the change in humidity […]

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The Ultimate Taylor 110e Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Review That Will Make You Swoon

The Ultimate Taylor 110e Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Review That Will Make You Swoon

The first experience I ever had with a Taylor guitar was when I went to a concert when I was just learning how to play guitar and I heard a Taylor guitar play live. After the concert was finished, I begged my parents for a Taylor guitar for Christmas. As every child musician thinks, I […]

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