First Impressions: Gibson's ‘67 SG Special Reissue w/P-90’s

Intro OK, I know I promised photos, but so far I haven't had a chance to take anything decent... still, I wanted to give you my first impressions since receiving my latest toy––Gibson's Guitar Of The Week #37. First off, while you should never judge a book by its cover, or a guitar by its finish, I have to say that the ‘67 SG Special Reissue…

EBow & PlusEBow: Coolest Guitar Accessories Ever

No, it may not look like much, but the EBow –– that funny little J-shaped plastic thingamajig –– is easily one of the grooviest gadgets ever created for the guitar. If you've never been exposed to one, the EBow (which I can only conclude is short for "Electronic Bow") is essentially a hand-held electromagnetic device (running on a 9V batter…

REVIEW: Fender's '65 Twin Reverb Reissue

This One Just Kicks! OK, I thought I'd switch things up a bit today and talk about one of my all time favorite guitar amplifiers, Fender's legendary and truly iconic '65 Twin Reverb. For the old-school, all-tube purist (like me, and apparently like many of you) the fact that Fender continues to produce these beauties is a godsend – the Twin is a …

Looking For A Good Beginner's Guitar?

If you're looking for a good beginner's guitar to put under the Christmas tree this year, or perhaps for a birthday present, my first recommendation is to take a long look at Fender's Squier SE Special Strat Pack. For the price ($199.79 at time of writing) you can't really beat this package – it includes Fender's Squier SE Special Strat, Squier …