Gretsch G5135 Electromatic Covette Guitar Review

October 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The name Gretsch conjures up images of big-bodied guitars, with cool names like White Falcon, Black Phoenix and Country Gentleman being put through their paces by legends like Beatle George Harrison, 50s rock ‘n roller Eddie Cochran and king of rockabilly Brian Setzer. But there’s more to Gretsch than big fat guitars with f-holes and Bigsby vibratos. Back in the 60s the company produced a solid-body electric guitar named the Corvette, and this little beauty was reissued as part of Gretsch’s Electromatic range, so there’s no need to trail around second-hand guitars shops. Read more

Gretsch G5120 Electromatic Hollowbody electric guitar

October 6, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

gretsch-g5120-hollowbody-electric-guitar-reviewGretsch guitars are among the most iconic images and sounds of rock and roll, especially the early years. They have also been used by modern players ranging from Dave Stewart to Brian Setzer and, like the Les Paul, Stratocaster, and Telecaster, have never really gone out of style. The only problem with Gretsch is they can be a bit expensive, like many of the finer things in life. Well, good news hep cats and kittens: now there is a Gretsch that sounds great, oozes cool, and can be had for a price that won’t give your significant other indigestion. I am talking about the Gretsch G5120 Read more