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Acoustic Soundboard: Dawn of the Specialists

March 8, 2015
Guitar collecting is alive and well, but the game has changed.
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Sir Richard Bishop: The Mystic and the Guitar with No Past

February 24, 2015
Channeling forces from a mysterious flattop, the veteran improviser finds musical freedom in Morocco.
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Martin Guitars Announces Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition

February 17, 2015
Ed Sheeran will donate all of his royalties to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.
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The Punch Brothers’ Chris Eldridge and Chris Thile: Classically Blue(grass)

February 13, 2015
The progressive acoustic outfit teams up with a legendary producer to create the band’s most wildly interesting album yet, The Phosphorescent Blues.
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NAMM '15 - Martin Guitars D-35 50th Anniversary, OM-45, Dreadnought Jr & CEO-8 Demos

January 27, 2015
The forefathers of acoustic guitar show off five new exquisite flattops.
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Martin Guitars Revamps String Line

January 21, 2015
The company is also announcing a new in-house proprietary treatment for their SP Lifespan Acoustic Strings.
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Chicago Music Exchange Shop Tour

January 20, 2015
Get up close and personal with the helpful staff and ultra-vibey gear that reside at the the Windy City’s famed store.
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Martin Guitars Unveils 2015 Lineup

January 13, 2015
Nine new models including the CEO 8, D-41 Purple Martin Cocobolo, and OM-45 De Luxe Authentic 1930.
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Sean Lennon: Ghosts of Music Past, Present, and Future

December 4, 2014
Sean Lennon finds momentum in his psych-rock project with partner Charlotte Kemp Muhl.
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Rory Block: Bones and Sockets

December 1, 2014
The slide guitarist completes her “Mentor Series” of albums, paying homage to the blues masters she began studying with as a teenager.
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GALLERY: Austin City Limits Festival 2014

October 21, 2014
Guitar highlights from the South’s live music capital.
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Nels Cline and Julian Lage: Gnarly Humanist and the Twenty-Something Terror

October 7, 2014
Despite a 32-year age difference, the master improvisers from vastly different backgrounds have phenomenal chemistry.
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GALLERY: Lollapalooza 2014

August 8, 2014
From Kings of Leon to Spoon, Arctic Monkeys, Interpol, and even a reunited Outkast, Premier Guitar brings you a look at Lollapalooza 2014.
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Aaron Freeman: Return to Form

August 7, 2014
After a quarter century with Ween, the guitarist disbanded the group and got sober. He’s back with new music and that same penchant for dark, funny, and weird.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Martin D-18 Sycamore, 000RS25, D-28 Louvin Bros, and CS-GP-14

July 18, 2014
The iconic acoustic brand unveils a handful of high-end creations and updated models.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2014 Day 1

July 17, 2014
Check out the latest and greatest gear from the first day of the 2014 Summer NAMM show.
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Forgotten Heroes: Bruce Langhorne

June 9, 2014
You may not know his name, but “Mr. Tambourine Man” helped pioneer ’60s folk-rock with his amplified Martin flattop.
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Four Affordable 12-String Flattops Roundup

May 6, 2014
Looking for jangle on a budget? Check out this quartet of acoustic-electrics under $650.
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Bryan Sutton: Bluegrass and Beyond

April 24, 2014
A modern bluegrass master pushes himself—and others—into new territory.
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