Know Your Acoustic Body: Jumbo

Know Your Acoustic Body: Jumbo

May 10, 2019

In this edition, we’re getting to grips with what is perhaps the largest model in the acoustic guitar realm; the aptly named Jumbo.
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Know Your Acoustic Body: Dreadnought

Know Your Acoustic Body: Dreadnought

May 03, 2019

Today, we’re diving in with an iconic and enduring type: the Dreadnought. Given the nautical origins of this instrument’s name, “diving in” is entirely appropriate!
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Gibson ES-335 Legends

Gibson ES-335 Legends

April 25, 2019

Today, in celebration of the great 335, I’m running through a handful of legendary players that adopted the instrument, and its variations, as their signature axe.
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The Guitars that Made… Jimmy Page

The Guitars that Made… Jimmy Page

April 19, 2019

The Dragon isn’t Page’s first signature guitar. In fact, he’s had several. With that in mind, I thought it’d be fun to tell the stories of some of Page’s more noteworthy instruments. 
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Legendary Guitars: Gibson ES-335

Legendary Guitars: Gibson ES-335

April 12, 2019

Today, we’re taking a look into the history of the 335 and the big problem in the guitar market that it addressed.
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Words of Wisdom: Thurston Moore

Words of Wisdom: Thurston Moore

April 09, 2019

As I noted in a recent article, the Fender Jazzmaster is a guitar for those who dare to be different. Thurston Moore, the former Sonic Youth guitarist, continues to push the boundaries of guitar-based music, and has influenced a generation of players in the process.
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Iconic Guitars: Fender Jazzmaster

Iconic Guitars: Fender Jazzmaster

April 01, 2019

Today we’re taking a look at the Fender Jazzmaster; a truly unique instrument for those who dare to be different.
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3 MORE Capo Classics Every Guitarist Should Know

3 MORE Capo Classics Every Guitarist Should Know

March 25, 2019

We’re back with three more bona fide classic songs that feature guitars played with capos!
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Iconic Guitars: Gibson Explorer

Iconic Guitars: Gibson Explorer

March 15, 2019

A striking departure from Fender’s Stratocaster or Gibson’s own Les Paul, the Explorer was suppose to be the guitar of the future.......

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Eddie Van Halen: Words of Wisdom

Eddie Van Halen: Words of Wisdom

March 12, 2019

Van Halen’s words of wisdom when it comes to guitar playing.
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Eric Clapton: Six Decades, Six Songs

Eric Clapton: Six Decades, Six Songs

March 05, 2019

He’s been slinging his guitar for the better part of six decades now. And, as far as we’re concerned, Eric Clapton is still god.
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Hawaiian Koa:  Thalia's New Mission

Hawaiian Koa: Thalia's New Mission

February 25, 2019

Thalia Capos was founded when Thalia dreamed of making a capo that would complement the Hawaiian Koa in the Taylor Guitar held by Taylor Swift on the cover of Rolling Stone. Today, we are announcing our new mission to play a meaningful role in the reforestation of Koa in Hawaii over the coming decade while also promoting the use of sustainably grown Hawaiian Koa from 2nd & 3rd growth forests.
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