Acoustic guitar

Acoustic Guitar Sessions presents Todd Albright

By Greg Olwell For this session, guitarist and singer Todd albright played three songs on his retro-style 12-string baritone guitars, while rocking the West Coast on a tour supporting his album Detroit Twelve Thong Blues & Rags. For his session, Albright performed three tracks, “Kill It, Kid” by Blind Willie McTell and “Savannah Mama” followed […]

Electric guitar

Product Review: Darco Electric Guitar Strings, D930 Extra Light

I have the Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon 1965 Casino Outfit that has been lying around for a while because I’m struggling to get a sound that I really enjoy. I picked up a pair of the revamped Darco strings at the Martin booth at Winter NAMM, so I decided to try them out on […]

Bass guitar

Yamaha BB735A bass guitar | Bass Gear Magazine

The control cavity was well shielded, using both conductive shield paint and aluminum foil. It seemed to be effective in this bass, although my personal preference was to use brass tape. I have measured hundreds of ohms or more of difference at two random points on cavities protected by paint in the past, but never […]

Electric guitar

Electric guitar sales have fallen 23% since 2008

Sales of electric guitars have fallen 22.7% since 2008, in part due to declining demand from younger buyers. Surprisingly, acoustic guitar sales are an entirely different story. Last year, the Washington Post reported that electric guitar sales have dropped 33% over the past ten years, from 1.5 million units per year to 1 million currently. […]