Jackson Dinky JS22 Review

Jackson Dinky JS22 Review

$279 CAD at Steve’s Music $199 USD at Sweetwater In this series of guitars built for Metal, I’ve covered a wide price range, from the moderately priced Schecter to the fully tricked-out Ibanez. The question remains, however: Can you be Metal on a budget? The answer, my Metal brethren, is yes. How so? With the … Read more

Schecter C-6 Plus Review

Schecter C-6 Review

549 CAD at Steve’s Music 399 USD at Guitar Center The Schecter brand has long been associated with metal music and players. It provides high-quality instruments that can take a beating, so much so that the notoriously picky (and for good reason) Glenn Fricker swears by the Schecter he keeps in the studio since it … Read more

Squire Paranormal Strat-O-Sonic Review

Squire Paranormal Strat-O-Sonic Review

The Squire Paranormal Strat-O-Sonic is a blend between a Fender Stratocaster and a Gibson Les Paul Junior. The results, however, give us a fantastic guitar that sounds incredible. Check out Kevin’s Squire Paranormal Strat-O-Sonic to decide if it’s for you. Factor Rating 👀 Looks 5/5 🛠️ Build quality 4/5 😃 Playability 5/5 🎵 Sound 5/5 … Read more

Yamaha Pacifica PAC112V Review

Yamaha has always been one of the best bang-for-buck guitar companies. The guitars are well constructed, affordable, play very well, and last a player their whole life. The Pacifica PAC112V is one such example. Check out Kevin’s Yamaha Pacifica PAC112V review and see if it’s for you. If you’ve read my guitar reviews on this … Read more

Gretsch G5220 Jet Review

Gretsch G5220 Jet Review

There has been a shift in recent years with guitars made in Asia. Once thought synonymous with low quality and standards, manufacturers have stepped up their game, offering quality instruments for a decent price. Which ain’t a bad thing if you’ve been dreaming about owning a beautiful Gretsch guitar. Check out Kevin’s Gretsch G5220 Jet … Read more

Taylor 214ce Review: Is this the best Guitar for $1,000?

Taylor 214CE review

The 200 series aims to offer Taylor guitars’ trademark sound, playability and build quality for the lowest price. The Taylor 214CE isn’t cheap, but you get a fantastic acoustic guitar for $1,000. Check out Lubomir’s Taylor 214CE review to decide if it’s for you. Factor Rating 👀 Looks 4.5/5 🛠️ Build quality 4/5 😃 Playability … Read more

Takamine vs Tanglewood: What’s the Difference?

Takamine vs Tanglewood

If you’re in the market for a mid-range acoustic guitar, you’ve probably come across Takamine and Tanglewood. Both brands are relatively inexpensive compared to high-end counterparts like Martin or Gibson.  Both are reputable companies that produce good-quality acoustic guitars.  So how do you know which to choose? To help answer that, I spoke to Steve … Read more

Alvarez ABT60 Review

Alvarez ABT60E review

If you’re after a sound that’s deeper and darker, then a baritone guitar might be for you. The Alvarez ABT60 is a high-quality, yet inexpensive acoustic baritone guitar. Check out Kevin’s Alvarez ABT60 review and see If it’s for you! Factor Rating 👀 Looks /5 🛠️ Build quality /5 😃 Playability /5 🎵 Sound /5 … Read more