The albums is an extension of Lenée’s current fascinations, which include experimenting with fingerstyle on the 12-string and an ongoing exploration of alternate tunings.
The Bourgeois Touchstone OM Vintage/TS is a collaboration with Eastman Guitars that has resulted in an excellent tradition-inspired guitar with a relatively affordable price.
William Eaton has made many unconventional instruments since the mid-1970s, and he has helped students learn how to build much more straightforward guitars at Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery
The California-based acoustic fingerstyle guitarist expresses himself in a joyous, ebullient chorus of guitar voices.
“I don’t ever say that I chose to get into guitar making,” says archtop guitar maker Maegen Wells. “I felt like I was surrendering to a mission.”
On Christina Vane's album Make Myself Me Again, the slide guitarist is exploring what it means to reconnect with herself in a new, unfamiliar city where she seems to fit right in.
In this review of the PRS Angelus SE A20E acoustic-electric guitar, we were impressed as much by its easy playability as its bright yet flexible tonal range.
Five promising young luthiers—Brian Itzkin, Oliver Marchant, Eve Meister, Max Spohn, and Olivia Elia—chat about their personal visions and approaches to the craft of building guitars.
Passed down from the late 1800s, the folk ballad “John Henry” tells the story of a Black steel driver who dies in an effort to best a steam drill in laying down steel for the construction of a railroad. Henry…
The Nux Stageman II AC-80 is an 80-watt combo amplifier that includes a Bluetooth app, among many other cool features geared towards gigging guitarists.
Lyle Lovett describes the making of his album 12th of June and shares his thoughts on guitars, from his relationship with Collings to his preferred electronics setup.
It's never been easier to teach yourself guitar, mostly because of the wide variety of apps, software, and websites to learn from.
The Vineyard Koa is based on Luna’s Folk body, which splits the difference between a grand auditorium and a parlor. Hear how it sounds in this guitar review.
You wouldn’t normally think of the work of Irving Berlin as an acoustic guitar campfire song, but in this installment, Berlin’s “What’ll I Do” takes the spotlight.
For its new A-20 Marley acoustic guitar, Guild tracked down vintage Madeira models, seeking to copy most of the original details, while improving on certain aspects.
With so many classic acoustic rock songs out there, it's hard to know where to start. Here are 10 acoustic rock songs you should know.
Without any formal training in lutherie, Jewitt, now in his late 60s, has made a name for himself as a sought-after boutique guitar maker.
MusicNomad has introduced the Keep It Simple, Setup (KISS), a DIY kit designed to make guitar setups easy even for the entirely uninitiated.
In this acoustic guitar chord lesson, you'll learn a variety of ways to play A9, E9, and F9 chords.
Over his 5-decade career, guitarist Gene Bertoncini has worked with many musical greats in many different styles, from jazz—his specialty—to pop to Brazilian.
In this acoustic guitar chord lesson, you'll learn a variety of ways to play F#7, C#7, and Bm7 chords.
In this acoustic guitar chord lesson, you'll learn a variety of ways to build various A, E, and Fmaj9 chords from their maj7 counterparts.
In this Acoustic Guitar chord lesson you'll learn a handful of ways to play A, E, and F sus2 and 7sus2 chords.
In this Acoustic Guitar chord lesson you'll learn a handful of ways to play A, E, and F sus4 and 7sus4 chords.
In this Acoustic Guitar chord lesson you'll learn several ways to play a Imaj7–IV–V7–Imaj7 chord progression in the key of A major