Gibson might be ‘back’, but the competition aren’t resting on their laurels, either. Time to check out a thinline semi with a few ideas of its own.
Double-top soundboards were a major innovation in the classical-guitar world, and now Eastman has brought them into the steel-string realm. But what does it mean for tone and dynamics?
We talk to Eastman’s global product manager for the guitars and mandolin division, Pepijn ’t Hart, to get the inside story on the company’s new acoustics…
Flat tops, redesigned.
These models also get an updated headstock design.
Eastman’s vintage-style single-cut range was expanded this year to include Goldtop- and Black Beauty-inspired models.
Music China 2018 is, to put it plainly, the NAMM of Asia. What began more than 20 years ago as a modest musical instruments show with a handful of exhibitors has blossomed into the largest of its kind in the region. We've got a gear-laden recap of the first day for you.
New for 2018, Eastman’s E1D is a no-nonsense, all-solid dreadnought that’s ideal for that tricky ‘first upgrade’ acoustic purchase. James Stevens investigates…
Why should rockers have all the fun? Chris Vinnicombe gets his fingers all in a tangle as Eastman takes its stunning Antique Varnish finishing process to the jazz club…
All-solid tonewoods, bone appointments, nitrocellulose finish and Fishman electronics may seem like high-end stuff, but each of these guitars costs under a grand.