Review: Collings SoCo 16 LC Guitar


Collings Guitars of the acoustic variety have certainly caught on among players in the know, and their more recent foray into the electric guitar appears to be following suit. We were sent a newly released SoCo 16 LC for review, and it is easy to see why Collings’ electrics are catching fire. While the single […]

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iPads Abound: Reflections On The 2011 NAMM Show

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Now that the dust has settled in Anaheim, California, and all the NAMMies have returned to their husbands or wives (or guitar collections), we’re thinking back on the week that was. Most companies we spoke with were highly optimistic about 2011 and many said that, surprisingly, 2010 was a strong year. Things are definitely looking […]

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Guitar Spotlight: Zac Brown’s Gear


In the two years since the release of their mega-successful album The Foundation, Zac Brown has accumulated a serious guitar collection. The Atlanta-based musician has taken a special interest in the craftsmanship of Collings Guitars, based in Austin, Texas. Steve McCreary of Collings describes Brown as a “smart, sincere and talented guy.” The ZBB frontman […]

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A History Of Legendary Guitars


A HISTORY OF LEGENDARY ACOUSTIC GUITARS References to a guitar-like stringed instrument date back nearly a thousand years, but honestly, none of these lute-ish, uke-ish oddities qualify as a guitar. There is a lot of debate about when the guitar was invented, but it’s generally believed that a mere 150 years ago, a Spanish carpenter […]

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COLLINGS > SoCo Deluxe


Those players who are willing to spend six grand on a boutique guitar will not be disappointed in the Collings SoCo deluxe…

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