March 2021 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Taylor Acoustic Guitars – 214ce PlusWe have been selling a bunch of Taylor 214 models over the past couple of years. My favorites have been the Deluxe models that come with a hardshell case, but the 214ce Plus that came out last year is definitely the best value. The hybrid Aero case that comes with this version is a perfect fit between portable … Continue reading March 2021 – Mass Street Staff Picks

February 2021 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Waterloo by Collings – WL-KI was just enjoying playing this guitar the other day. It is the type of guitar that I could spend all day with. It is lightweight and full of character. This should be on the short list for anyone who wants a guitar with vintage Kel Kroydon feel and outstanding build quality. Check out our current Collings inventory! Jim … Continue reading February 2021 – Mass Street Staff Picks

January 2021 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Fender Electric Guitars – Player Telecaster Pau Ferro Fingerboard – Polar WhiteFender is producing some wonderful guitars right now with the Player Series, and this new Polar White tele sounds and feel great. Check out our current Electric inventory! Jim Baggett – Collings Guitars – Parlor 1 Traditional T SeriesA sweet sounding guitar that delivers a surprising amount of volume in a small body. … Continue reading January 2021 – Mass Street Staff Picks

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December 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Harmony Guitars – Juno – RoseI have always wanted an old Stratotone, and this guitar captures that vibe. The new Harmony necks are on the chunkier side, but not a huge baseball bat size. It is kind of strange to have a bigger neck on this little guitar, but I like it. Check out our current Electric inventory! Jim Baggett – Collings Guitars – … Continue reading December 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

November 2020 – Staff Picks – Holiday Gift Guide

Josh Baldridge – Kala Klipz Tuners – Rechargeable – WhiteThis USB rechargeable tuner is the most accurate inexpensive tuners that I’ve found. The battery lasts me up to two months, and that’s with me using it on a daily basis. Jim Baggett – Elliott CaposThe folks at Elliott Capos handcraft these wonderful pieces of functional art. Stainless steel and built to last. Eric Putnam – Rock Slide – … Continue reading November 2020 – Staff Picks – Holiday Gift Guide

October 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Martin Guitars – 1959 D-28 – Refinished Burst – UsedI am always excited when we get in a vintage Brazilian Martin that is a players instrument at a more accessible price. This one has had quite a bit of work done, but plays and sounds great. If you’ve been looking for a deal on an old D-28, this is it! Check out our … Continue reading October 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

September 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

Josh Baldridge – Tom Anderson Electric Guitars – T Classic w/ J-Trem – Transparent Dirty White Distress Lvl 3When I ordered this Tom Anderson T Classic w/ J-Trem at NAMM back in January, I knew it would be a killer guitar. It is more impressive than I anticipated. The J-Trem feels smooth in operation and more immediately responsive than a Bigsby or traditional Jazzmaster tailpiece. All … Continue reading September 2020 – Mass Street Staff Picks

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

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