Today on Alvarez TV, we’re playing two guitars with AAAA Adirondack Tops, Vintage Honduran Mahogany backs and sides, exactly the same specs in every way…except that one is a Dreadnought, and the other is an OM. In this highly-requested episode, we’re taking a closer look at the differences between our DYM60HD and FYM60HD, chatting about these two beautiful Yairi models and doing some A/B testing so you can hear the differences for yourself.

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Masterworks Bamboo Ukuleles

At Alvarez, when we use the name “Masterworks,” it means the instrument is made from all-solid wood—the top, back and sides. The same designation applies…

Why Choose an 8-String?

A little more chime or extra chorus to your sound can take you in new directions when playing guitar. It can make a song or…

MD70’s and the Return of Rosewood

Alvarez is celebrating the return of rosewood to our guitars with two special dreadnoughts.  In 2017, CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of…

Why we use LR Baggs

Choosing a supplier for any component or raw material is a serious decision for us. Like any good relationship, trust is the key element for…