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Reviews for classical guitar albums, gear, instruments and more.

CloudVocal GT-10

CloudVocal ISOLO GT-10 Wireless Microphone System for Guitar

CloudVocal – ISOLO GT-10 Wireless Microphone System for GuitarSee more info or buy at CloudVocal’s Website The CloudVocal ISOLO GT-10 wireless microphone system for guitar is a beautifully designed solution to a variety of issues when it comes to amplifying…

The Guitar Sonatas of Reginald Smith Brindle by Joel Sharbaugh

The Guitar Sonatas of Reginald Smith BrindleJoel Sharbaugh, Guitarjoelsharbaugh.com2021 Find the album on Spotify, Amazon, Apple, and more. I’m very pleased to feature guitarist Joel Sharbaugh for his impressive collection of the five sonatas of British composer Reginald Smith Brindle…

Drifting by Aaron Larget-Caplan

Drifting by Aaron Larget-Caplan Vol.3 of the New Lullaby ProjectAaron Larget-Caplan, 2021.New Lullaby ProjectStone RecordsAmerican Composers Alliance Another fantastic volume from the New Lullaby Project by Aaron Larget-Caplan. The New Lullaby Project actively commissions new music lullabies by contemporary composers.…

Aufs Lautenwerk by Daniel Lippel

Aufs Lautenwerk by Daniel Lippel

Aufs Lautenwerk by Daniel Lippel “Aufs Lautenwerk presents three beloved masterworks in their original keys on a classical guitar refretted in Baroque well temperament. They were written at and for the keyboard, where each key has its own unique Affekt. Aufs Lautenwerk is…

Murata Guitar Support

Review: Murata Guitar Rest (Support)

A review of the Murata GR-1 and GR-2, Guitar Rest (support). The GR-1 uses suction cups and the GR-2 uses the classic clamps system.  The Murata is simple which is great but not very adjustable so it’s a trade. Adjustable…

Intimate Impressions by Adam Cicchillitti & Steve Cowan

Intimate Impressions 20th Century Works Written in Paris, for Two Guitars Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan Analekta, 2021 Buy, Learn, or Listen: Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, and more. Intimate Impressions by Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan feature beautiful performances of 20th century…

Napoli 1810: Italian Romantic Music by Pascal Valois

Napoli 1810: Italian Romantic MusicBy Pascal Valois (romantic guitar) Analekta, 2021 Buy or Listen on Spotify, Amazon, Apple, and more. Great to hear this new album of solo works played by Canadian guitarist Pascal Valois on a Romantic guitar by Cabasse-Bernard (c.1820). Composers include Niccolò…

Bach: Complete Lute Works on Guitar by Andrew Wilder

Bach: Complete Lute Works on Guitar by Andrew Wilder

Bach: Complete Lute Works on GuitarBy Andrew Wilder, Classical GuitarDecember, 2020 Buy or Listen on: Spotify, YouTube, Amazon, or iTunes Bach: Complete Lute Works on Guitar by Andrew Wilder is an incredible accomplishment filled with brilliant interpretations and virtuosity. From…

Aphex Twin for Guitar by Simon Farintosh

Aphex Twin for Guitar by Simon FarintoshEP, 2021 Simon Farintosh Listen on Spotify or Youtube Music. Simon Farintosh has a new EP, Aphex Twin for Guitar, featuring six arrangements of Aphex Twin works. For those of you unfamiliar with the artist,…

Hercules Hideaway Microphone Boom Stand

Hercules Hideaway Microphone Boom Stand (MS533B)EZ Clutch Tripod Microphone Stand with 2 in 1 Hideaway Boomherculesstands.com Buy from Amazon: Hercules Microphone Stand MS533B Big thanks to Mark and Mike for sending these stands to me via my gift registry on…

Review: Woodside Guitar Support

Woodside Guitar SupportLearn More at Woodside Guitars Big thanks to Woodside Guitars for sending me the Woodside Guitar Support to test out. It’s a fantastic design with excellent craftsmanship. It feels secure, stable, and comfortable. I loved my old Murata…

Nights Transfigured

Nights Transfigured by Aaron Larget-Caplan

Nights Transfigured – Vol.2 of the New Lullaby Project Aaron Larget-Caplan, 2020.New Lullaby Project Buy or Listen to Samples: Aaron Larget-Caplan, bandcamp, Amazon, iTunes Nights Transfigured by Aaron Larget-Caplan Great to hear the second instalment of the New Lullaby Project…