Forget all you know about maple. Taylor’s new-look 600 Series is here to challenge your preconceptions.
Seagull are producing a new cedar-topped OM in the Original Series, while their fresh Excursion range has a new bracing design – which gave a result that made us jump.
This all-mahogany fingerpicker comes attractively decked out with a slotted head, a cutaway, simple decoration and a B-Band system with soundhole control.
Freshman’s sturdy Maple Ridge series offers a selection of dreadnoughts and OMs, plus extra choice when it comes to cutaways, finishes and pickup systems.
Lakewood started out making bespoke instruments, and a guitar like this all-koa M56 Custom shows just what a fine job they can do with a special customer order.
Martin aims for the perfect blend of vintage and modern by packing a traditional 000 with the very latest electronics.
Eko’s Italian connection involves a team of top Italian players and luthiers designing and engineering the various models, which are then constructed in China.
For beach, garden, studio or even light stage use, this Tanglewood is a great value entry-level electro-acoustic bass.
The all-mahogany 000-15 reissue became a cult classic in the Martin range, and the 000RS1 is pretty much an economy version with stage-ready electronics as standard. Review by Rick Batey.
Looking really fabulous for the price, can this sweet 000 from Sigma’s Vintage Series deliver a quality sound to go with its excellent build quality? Review by Rick Batey.