August 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Eastman Mandolins – MDO305 OctaveBesides being a well made instrument, this octave mando is an easy way for any mandolin player to add some variety and depth to their playing. Check out our collection of Eastman Mandolins! Jim Baggett – Collings Guitars – 2005 OM1A Varnish – UsedGreat sounding OM with an upgraded varnish finish. Our Collings inventory is always changing – head on … Continue reading August 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

July 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Fender Electric Guitars – Vintera 60’s Stratocaster Modified – Olympic WhiteThe Vintera Series has been so impressive and I think this one looks incredible. The pickups sound great and I love the feel of the satin neck. This is the best Mexican Strat that I’ve ever played. Check out our collection of Fender Electric Guitars! Jim Baggett – Gibson Guitars – 1963 ES-335TD – … Continue reading July 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

June 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Gretsch Electric Guitars – G5655TG Electromatic Centerblock Junior Single-Cut – Cadillac GreenThe smaller size helps it to be a more compliant semi-hollow. The green/gold combination catches the light in an incredible way and the thumbnail inlays are a classy touch. Check out our collection of Gretsch Guitars! Jim Baggett – Collings Guitars – 2003 OM42 Baaa A V Sunburst – UsedHandpicked wood by Bill … Continue reading June 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

May 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Martin Acoustic Guitars – 00-16E (Granadillo)I am drawn to small bodied guitars. They are a wonderful companion for writing and practicing around the house…something that we all have a little more time for these days. The Martin 00-16E (Granadillo) is a fun little workhorse that can also make a perfect traveling companion for a much needed road trip in the future. Check out … Continue reading May 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

April 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Fender Guitars – American Ultra Telecaster RW – Texas TeaI think this new Tele looks amazing. It is a black metallic finish that changes in a subtle and cool way depending on the lighting. We had one back at the beginning of the year and it was gone quickly, so it is nice to get another in the door. Check out our collection … Continue reading April 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

February 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Fender Electric Guitars – American Professional Stratocaster Solid Rosewood Neck Limited Edition – Desert SandI’ve really enjoyed this limited-run series from Fender. When we had the Antique Olive Telecaster last month, it received quite a bit of attention. The rosewood necks have felt great and I think the looks of this guitar are killer. Check out our collection of Fender Electric Guitars! Jim … Continue reading February 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

January 2020 Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Tom Anderson Electric Guitars – T Icon – Tangerine Pearl In-Distress Level 3I was able to get a sneak peek at this striking T-Icon during the National Associate of Music Merchants (NAMM) show earlier this month. I could definitely tell that it felt good while holding it in the Anderson Guitars booth, but I’ve really enjoyed having time today to sit down with … Continue reading January 2020 Staff Picks

2019 Staff Picks

Best of 2019 Staff Picks

We have a ton of fantastic gear come through the shop every year. Whether it’s new, used, vintage, consignment, a pedal, an amp, a guitar, or even a mandolin…the list of favorites could honestly go on and on. By no means is this a complete list, but we’ve compiled some of our favorite picks in 2019 for your viewing pleasure. Josh Baldridge – Tom Anderson Electric Guitars – … Continue reading Best of 2019 Staff Picks