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SonoTone Symphonic guitar strings

Gear Review: SonoTone Symphonic Strings

SonoTone, a small-batch guitar-string company based in Massachusetts, prides itself on design and tone, as well as the pitch accuracy of its handiwork. Developed to faithfully produce authentic vintage tones from the 1950s–’70s, SonoTone’s American-made strings are available in two types for acoustic guitarists: phosphor bronze Symphonic and Concert brass.

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G7th Performance 3 Capo

Gear Review: G7th Performance 3 Capo

A clever new accessory from G7th, the Performance 3 capo, has a feature that sets it apart from anything else out there: namely the company’s “adaptive radius technology” (ART).

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MagSlide magnesium acoustic guitar slide

Gear Review: MagSlide Magnesium Guitar Slide

The most common materials for bottleneck slides are steel, brass, glass, and ceramic. I have also seen slides fashioned from copper tubing and plastic cylinders. Now comes the MagSlide, made of magnesium, the eighth most abundant element, as well as the lightest structural metal on earth.

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Circa74 amplifier from Taylor Guitars photographed with a modern blue-green background
2-in-1 acoustic and vocal amp.
Rich, warm sound. Intuitive controls.
Simply stylish.