BY DIMITRI SIDERIADIS
The allure of archtops is a powerful thing. They’re romantic guitars—even an old,
cheap Harmony has an air of sophistication.
And though the archtop’s visibility in popular
music comes and goes, they have an enduring
visual appeal and unique voice that makes
them perpetual objects of desire for guitarists.
Hollow Be Thy Name
The Uptown GT looks as handsome and
classy as an archtop should. Our review
model came dressed up in a finely applied,
piano-black gloss finish. The back and sides
of the 16"-wide body have a matte finish, as
does the back of the neck, which results in
Adjustable roller bridge