Here’s the goods we’ve had our eye on at Mass Street Music this past month –
John Flynn – Germino Club 40
Seriously sick amp, plus the bolero – absolutely beautiful and an insanely great amp.
Eric Mardis – I’m torn this month, so I’m picking two!
I have developed a love for parlor guitars and this one has me smitten. Such a sweet tone and easy on the eye to boot. One of the coolest Martins I’ve laid my hands on since beginning work here at Mass Street.
Okay, I know I’ve said it before: Best high performance rock guitar ever. This thing has a perfect setup from the factory. It burns, screams, and has amazing clean tones as well. It doesn’t get any better than this at any price point. Seriously.
Matthew Khomsi – Potomac PVD 28 DLX
For $500, this is the best sounding acoustic guitar by far. There is no other guitar company offering a hand-crafted, 100% solid wood guitar.
Matt Christenot – Grosh ElectraJet Standard in Natural
I just got an EJ Standard and I thought I had quenched my massive gear lust. But alas, now that I’ve seen this one with the natural finish, black pick guard and Grosh zebra strip humbuckers, my soul is discontent once more. AHHHH!
Brian Soden – Martin D-18V
My pick has to be the Martin D-18V. The particular piece we have in the store just sounds incredible. The forward shifted bracing really allows the top on this one to come alive and grow into its own after a few years of opening up. Like fine wine…gets even better with age! You can really lay into it for some serious volume at those weekend jam sessions, but it’s equally suitable for lazy Sunday afternoons on the porch with an iced tea. An excellent example of a Martin dread – plus it even comes with an upgraded case from Martin.
Jason Jones – Vintage 1965 Fender Super Reverb
Not for the picky collector, this player’s amp has had it’s baffles and speakers replaced and a few other modifications making it incredibly warm and huge sounding.
Isaac Flynn – Eastman T185MX
This is a total steal! It’s one of the coolest 335 style guitars that I’ve ever played, and not only does it sound beautiful, it looks beautiful.
Anne Tangeman – Martin 000-28M Eric Clapton
I don’t usually go in for the ‘signature model’ guitars – (the Gibson Joan Jett Melody Maker excepted), but this is one very cool guitar. Putting aside the celebrity of Clapton and the rarity of the guitar (only 461 of this and the sunburst together will be made) this thing sounds spectacular. It’s the woods and Martin’s magic touch – Carpathian Spruce top with Madagascar Rosewood back and sides – really warm sounding and something the right person will cherish for a lifetime.