Her instruments, evenly divided among steel-string, nylon-string, and crossover guitars, have earned rave reviews.
He will forever be best known as half of Hall & Oates, but John Oates has carved a distinct identity as a proponent of classic Americana
Werbin talks about balancing dreams and realities at the celebrated East Lansing, Michigan, music store founded by her father, Stan Werbin, in 1972.
Take a virtual road trip across the US to visit four independent guitar stores. Each of these shops is more than just a retail outlet – and each of these shopkeepers has a unique perspective on why that is and what to look forward to in the future.
Did you know you can expand the sonic possibilities of your acoustic guitar simply by plugging in? Doug Young, the recording engineer who wrote the book on acoustic amplification, reveals how.
Eric Bibb shares captivating stories and insights about his musical upbringing, the limits and opportunities of being known as a blues player, and the role music plays in uniting and shaping the world today.
Billy Strings talks about developing his own style, gear he uses on-stage, and his "Holy Grail" guitar.
Gyan Riley’s big ears and deep guitar skills have taken him from solo shows to classical ensembles.
What does it take to go from loving acoustic guitars to actually building them? To answer this, we asked a handful of luthiers to tell us their origin stories.
Yasmin Williams uses percussive accents on her acoustic guitar’s body & incorporates instruments such as kora & kalimba
Leo Kottke's musical adventures have inspired generations of musicians. Throughout this journey, the one constant has been his love for acoustic guitar.
After 50 Years at the Forefront of the Guitar Repair Industry, Dan Erlewine Is at the Top of His Game
Dan Erlewine's pioneering reference works and instructional content have made him a mentor to three generations of guitar maintenance and repair geeks.
British singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas’ third album, a self-titled song cycle that chronicles the full arc of an intense relationship, is dreamy for several reasons
What we learned from a survey of nearly 900 readers was fascinating, informative, sobering, and ultimately, inspiring
The desire to make Taylor as ethically eco-conscious as possible has led to the ultimate sustainable supply chain: Growing their own trees.
The Indiana-based luthier, who runs a one-man operation, produces impressive reproductions coveted by collectors and pros alike
As Gruhn Guitars approaches its 50th anniversary, Gruhn, has plenty to say about prewar instruments, speculators and collectors, old guitars vs. new ones, and more.
If you’re ready to upgrade from using voice memos, this Spire was made for you
Commitment to understanding variations in the trees that become guitars are the pillars of his design philosophy at Bedell Guitars and at Breedlove
His conversion process is centered on replacing ladder-style bracing with his proprietary scalloped X-bracing.
The Chicago native specializes in building instruments like those used by such early guitar heroes as Lead Belly and Eddie Lang
"I wanted to make a resonator guitar that was closer to an acoustic instrument, with traditional resonators that sounded and looked different, and were warmer."