The Erlewine Lazer Guitar: Designed for Comfort, Built for Speed

Posted by - September 7, 2011

Without a familiar headstock, an Erlewine Lazer guitar may look odd, yet it offers guitarists maximum playability and comfort without sacrificing on sound. Just ask Johnny Winter. Custom built since the mid-1980s and sold exclusively by Mark Erlewine in Austin, Texas, at first glance the Lazer’s ergonomically shaped body and missing headstock are startling eye

Yamaha Silent Guitar

Yamaha’s Silent Guitar

Posted by - August 1, 2011

Approximately X years ago Yamaha banged out this bodiless instrument. For what purpose, you say? What end were they hoping to meet? What devious plot for world domination oversaw the production of this instrument?

Hofner Travel Guitar

Three Great Travel Guitars

Posted by - February 16, 2011

Today for the guitar(s) of the day we are focusing on travel guitars. And since their whole purpose is to be compact, I figure we can squeeze three of them into the guitar of the day slot. I always laughed off travel guitars as silly looking and pointless – until recently, since I have been