Gear

Taylor T5z Review

posted by Adam Levy Ten years after Taylor released its first “electracoustic” T5 model—which featured a streamlined body shape and pioneering onboard electr... Read More...

Takamine GD20-NS

Best known for pioneering acoustic-electric guitars in the late 1970s, Japan’s Takamine has scored a winner with the strictly acoustic GD20-NS dreadnought. It’s... Read More...

Review: Yamaha LS16 ARE

With its treated Engelmann spruce top, Yamaha’s new LS16 ARE boasts the impressive projection and responsiveness of a guitar that’s been broken in over many dec... Read More...

Collings 01 12-Fret

Posted by Adam Perlmutter Despite its modest looks, this new Collings makes a strong first impression. A lovely little songbird, the 01 12-Fret is easy to pl... Read More...

Seagull Merlin

Posted by Greg Olwell Before the angry emails start pouring in, let’s be clear about the Seagull Merlin—it is not a guitar. It’s an instrument that didn’t ev... Read More...

Taylor 150E 12-String

Posted by Adam Perlmutter Taylor’s new 150e might be the most playable 12-string guitar I’ve ever tried—and I’ve tried a lot of them. Whether strummed or fin... Read More...