With its fast-playing neck and thin, flattop-shaped body, the Highway is ideal for electric guitar players looking to add some acoustic vibe to their sound.
Review: Breedlove’s Artista Pro Series Concert CE Is a Compact Acoustic-Electric with a Full Dynamic Sound
The Pro Series Concert includes some of the maker’s signature touches in a well-made instrument that’s ready for the stage or studio.
Part of Taylor's relatively affordable American Dream series, the $1,999 AD12e-SB covers a lot of bases. Taylor calls its Grand Concert shape compact, and I think that’s a good way to describe an instrument whose tone belies its size.
Review: The Hill Guitar Company Companion Is an Exemplary Parlor-Sized Crossover Nylon-String Guitar
The Hill Guitar Company Companion is designed to be a professional-quality travel instrument for a classical guitarist or a crossover guitar for the steel-string player.
Review: Martin’s Modern Deluxe D-45 and 012-28 Are Majestic Flattops with Vintage-Inspired Designs and Modern Features
With the top-shelf Martin Modern Deluxe D-45 and 012-28 acoustic guitars, there’s no arguing with the overwhelming quality and class of the materials and craftmanship—and depth of sound.
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.
The smaller Taylor GTe doesn’t feel like a travel guitar and plays and sounds like a front-line instrument; the TaylorSense App helps you maintain it.
The PRS Tonare Parlor SE P20E guitar evokes the spirit, sound & form factor of a classic parlor while bearing the imprint of PRS’ signature aesthetics and playability.
Here we'll be looking at some small-bodied guitars—instruments that our reviewers have scrutinized for your benefit, all priced at well under a grand.
Guitar Review: Breedlove Organic Signature Concert Copper CE Is an Entry-Level Acoustic-Electric Made from Sustainable, All-Solid Woods
What sets Breedlove's Organic Collection guitars apart apart from other entry-level models is their lightly built, solid-wood construction with thin UV finishes.
Based on Gretsch's Rex guitars from the 1930–1950s, the Gretsch Gin Rickey is a low-cost parlor guitar that would serve as a cool entry-level instrument.
Guitar Review: Recording King Limited Edition Dirty 30s Deluxe Single 0 Offers Lots of Vintage Vibe for the Price
The Recording King Dirty 30s Deluxe Single 0 guitar shares the same woods and electronics as its Dirty 30s Series 11 counterparts, but with a few key differences.
While carbon fiber guitars are unlikely to supplant wooden guitars anytime soon, the Lava Me 2 seems less eccentric than it would have even a few years ago.
This guitar especially suits fingerpicking in the higher registers but balances out against heavier strumming.
B&G throws in some of its own ideas to create an instrument that is a more of an individual interpretation than any kind of replica.
The Sheeran by Lowden S02 is a deeply appealing collaboration between a popular acoustic artist and a respected guitar designer and builder.
Guild's Memoir series, which includes the P-240 Memoir and DS-240 Memoir acoustic guitars reviewed here, are part of the company's Westerly Collection.
The Cort Gold Mini F short-scale guitar is worth a look from serious players.
Few musical pleasures compare to playing well-made small guitars. They’re comfortable. They resonate easily. They reward a subtle touch in ways few of their big siblings can match.
There has been a revolution of sorts in guitar making over the past 15 years. RainSong, Blackbird, Composite Acoustics, and now KLOS have developed carbon-fiber instruments that can withstand the elements of extreme heat, cold, and moisture without suffering damage.
he player who ends up favoring the Fender Acoustasonic Telecaster is anybody’s guess, but it’s likely to be a musician who places a priority on functional, accessible tools. It’s certainly going to find an audience among those who need acoustic and electric tones at the ready and value the Acoustasonic’s looks and high level of comfort.
I didn’t hop on any freight trains, but I certainly enjoyed toting the Q-Discrete around town with its modest weight, petite profile, and comfy gig bag.
The Mini II, a new instrument by Cordoba, is a nice example of a miniature nylon-string that’s easy to play—and easy on the wallet
The all-solid-wood CSF3M boasts scalloped bracing for enhanced tone, projection, and loudness; the TransAcoustic-equipped FG-TA dreadnought responds well to fingerpicking and flatpicking in standard and open tunings
A new small-bodied flattop with generous sound and effortless playability.