Jackson X Soloist SLX guitars feature basswood body, through-body maple neck, and 24 jumbo frets. The Duncan designed alnico HB102N (neck) and high-output ceramic HB102B (bridge) humbucking pickups offer ultra-fast playability. The bound compound-radius rosewood fingerboard curves more dramatically at the nut for easy chording and flattens out as it approaches the neck joint.
Todd Hobin has some helpful tips and tricks that you can use at home. Watch our instructional video on how to mic an acoustic guitar whether you are in the studio or performing.
Yamaha’s L Series acoustic guitars have been redesigned to deliver classic quality and value. Englelmann spruce tops are treated with Acoustic Resonance Enhancement (ARE) to give them the tonal richness of vintage models. Playability improvements include redesigned bracing, thinner five-ply neck design, lower string action, and wider string spacing. The simple-to-use undersaddle pickup expands the guitar’s capabilities without affecting unplugged sound. L Series guitars are available with mahogany back and sides or in rosewood.
Todd Hobin demonstrates and reviews how to use Kyser capos to easily switch to different keys rather than tuning your guitar.
Todd Hobin gives a video demonstration on how to tune your guitar into drop D tuning as well as a easy capo trick that you can try at home. Check out this video review of more Kyser capos.
Guitar maintenance should be a simple thing, right? But there are so many products and opinions out there that perhaps you might put it off for another few months. Then a crack appears on your beloved cedar top acoustic, or your fretboard is feeling sticky, or maybe you just think it could be better now that you have gotten familiar with all its little quirks. Here are some simple tips for guitar owners that can make a big difference.