2018 Issue 07 July
Premier Guitar July 2018: This year’s Acoustic Issue features an in-depth introduction to the world of resonator guitars, a look at the stunning work of four stellar American luthiers, and six acoustic-oriented gear reviews. We’ve also got interviews with Meshell Ndegeocello and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Peter Hayes and Robert Levon Been, as well as a look at the “big beast” guitar synths behind 1970s prog-rock pioneers. Gear reviews this month include a look at Fender’s Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline, Taylor’s Builder’s Edition K14ce, L.R. Baggs’ Align Series Reverb, the Klōs Travel Guitar, Fishman’s Loudbox Mini Charge, Paul Reed Smith’s SE A40E acoustic, EarthQuaker Devices’ Pyramids, the MXR Classic 108 Fuzz (Mini), the Swope Dakota 4-string, Dogmatek’s Arctic Wolf, Hartke’s HD500, the Framus Television Teambuilt Pro, the Blackbird Savoy, and Two-Rock’s Bloomfield Drive. In the print edition, there are also full tablature transcriptions of Anthrax’s “Indians,” Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough,” and Jane’s Addiction’s “Mountain Song.