Farida Sandhi Thom Electro-Acoustic

IMG_0055.jpg

With Sandi Thom’s move from pop to blues comes a collaboration with Farida for a new signature stage electro-acoustic with a very distinctive look. Review by Jerry Uwins Major retail chain Dawsons Music took on UK distribution of Taiwan-based, Chinese-made Farida guitars in 2005. The instruments have garnered many glowing reviews and have attracted More...

by Jerry Unwins | Published 995 days ago
IMG_05631.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Monday, August 9th, 2010
0 Comments

Breedlove D250/SBe Passport Plus

Have guitar, will travel: Breedloves vast and varied range now includes Passport Plus electro-acoustics in both traditional and original-design formats. Breedlove‘s Passport Series began life in 2004 as More...

IMG_0557.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Monday, August 9th, 2010
0 Comments

Breedlove OM/CMe H-H Passport Plus

Have guitar, will travel: Breedloves vast and varied range now includes Passport Plus electro-acoustics in both traditional and original-design formats. Breedlove’s Passport Series began life in 2004 as More...

Lakewood_111.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
0 Comments

Lakewood A-18CPG Electro

Lakewoods new, specially-selected UK range offers all solid woods and attractive designs together with a distinctive and very likeable European sound. Review by Jerry Uwins The availability of Lakewood guitars More...

Yamaha10.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Tuesday, January 5th, 2010
0 Comments

Yamaha FGX730SC Electro-Acoustic

An accomplished and good looking Dread that can deliver fine sounds. Jerry Uwins samples the brand that rarely misses. Aside from the very expensive, handcrafted Japanese-made ‘The FG’, this new FGX More...

Yamaha08.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Tuesday, January 5th, 2010
0 Comments

Yamaha FJX720SC Electro-Acoustic

The FJX720SC is everything a mini-jumbo should be dynamic and punchy with woody warmth and a sweet brightness. Jerry Uwins investigates. This solid spruce/nato model is the cheaper of the two new FJX guitars. The More...

Tanglewood14.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Monday, January 4th, 2010
0 Comments

Tanglewood TRSF-CE Rosewood Reserve

A fair toned acoustic sound and an excellent, clear-sounding powered palette. Jerry Uwins reviews Tanglewood’s TRSF-CE Rosewood Reserve. TRSF-CE You might assume that the ‘super folk’ tag implies More...

Tanglewood12.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Monday, January 4th, 2010
0 Comments

Tanglewood TRSJ-VS

Rosewood Reserve is a posh name for guitars in the affordable bracket, so do these new Tanglewoods really exude the sound of exotic timbers? Jerry Uwins finds out TRSJ-VSThe theme of the Rosewood Reserves is laminated More...

freshman01.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Thursday, December 17th, 2009
0 Comments

Freshman 20CBL Folk

The 20CBLs Ion 301 preamp does a fine job in extending the sound palette, and for a two-band system its versatile This is one of three 000-size Apollo 2s that come dressed in a colourful glossy coat – our More...

freshman02.jpg
By Jerry Unwins On Thursday, December 17th, 2009
0 Comments

Freshman Apollo 1DC Dreadnought

Freshman guitars are making waves in the decent budget acoustic area, and now theyve added the temptation of Fishmans new Ion preamps. Review by Jerry Uwins The Apollo 1s comprise just two models, one being this More...