In the January issue of Guitar World, editor Chris Gill reviewed the G5422TG Electromatic and gave it the magazine's Gold Award. “The feel and playability of a great vintage Gretsch guitar is truly unique, and the G5422TG Electromatic delivers a playing experience that’s instantly familiar to the most devoted Gretsch fanatic,” wrote Gill. Gill praised
Guitar World magazine caught up with Gretsch Product Manager Adam Bowden-Smith during the 2017 NAMM Show to check out the all-new Roots Collection acoustic guitars, comprised by the G9511 Style 1 Single-0 “Parlor,” the G9521 Style 2 Triple-0 “Auditorium” and the G9531 Style 3 “Grand Concert.” In the clip below, Bowden-Smith highlights the exquisite design,
The new Gretsch Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double Cutaway with Bigsby won Gold in Guitar World magazine's July issue. "I can't even begin to express how much fun the G2655T is to play," wrote reviewer Paul Riaro. "Out of the box the guitar is setup perfectly, with low action and strings that possess a springy
During last week's NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., Guitar World magazine paid a quick visit by the Gretsch booth to check out the Gretsch Streamliner, Golden Era and Players Edition guitars. Watch below as Gretsch's Joe Carducci gives GW a quick tour through the booth.
In its January 2016 issue, Guitar World magazine bestowed its Platinum Award to the Gretsch G6136t-LTV White Falcon. Reviewer Chris Gill offered up a short write-up of the Falcon's history, noting that it was originally designed to appease jazz players and promoted as the "Cadillac of guitars." But despite constructing the Falcon to that audience,
Guitar World has bestowed its Platinum Award upon the Gretsch G6128t-1962 Duo Jet. "Its unique-sounding DeArmond Dynasonic pickups offered the raucous twang needed for rockabilly and just enough jangle for rock, making it the choice of guitarists like George Harrison and, in his early-90s rockabilly phase, Jeff Beck," writes GW's Paul Riario. "Over the years,
Paul Riario of Guitar World recently got his hands on a Gretsch G6128T-1962 Duo Jet and gave it a very positive review. "This is just a gorgeous and elegant guitar," he noted. Riario went through all of the features of the classic solid-body guitar, and also played it to showcase the tone. "With just a
Reverend Horton Heat has a new album coming out on Jan. 21 that is appropriately titled Rev, and Guitar World recently offered fans a behind-the-scened look at what's to come. The music mag went into the studio with bassist Jimbo Wallace and Jim "The Rev" Heath, and the duo discussed the recording process and their
Guitar World magazine reviews and praises the Gretsch G6136STL Silver Falcon in its Holiday 2011 issue. The magazine describes the guitar's cosmetic appointments, and says its tone "is as bright and bold as the sun." As online bonus content, Guitar World's Paul Riario also demoed the Silver Falcon, calling it "fantastic," "elegant," and "premium." Watch the
Gretsch artist Joe Robinson was interviewed in the September issue of Guitar World magazine, where he appears sporting his beloved G6122-1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman. The 21-year-old Aussie prodigy tells the magazine that music-making has been in his family, but that he really picked up his chops via YouTube by listening to a variety of artists.