Friedman Amps

August Issue

Steel String

Gibson J-15 and J-29 Reviews

June 27, 2014
Two new “slope-shouldered” acoustics offer new variations on a classic design.
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Córdoba Acero Review

May 27, 2014
Do Spanish-guitar design elements mean a better dreadnought?
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Factory Tour and Luthier Interview: McPherson Guitars

May 20, 2014
Matt McPherson’s twin passions—flattops and archery—led him to revolutionizing the compound-bow industry and creating some of today’s most forward-thinking boutique acoustics.
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Takamine Expands the G Series

May 14, 2014
The four new models include the GN10, GN10CE, GN20CE and GD20CE.
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Builder Profile: Veillette Guitars

April 22, 2014
After a life-affirming medical scare, the Woodstock-based luthier refocused his business and is launching an international boutique line.
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Pre-War Perfection: The Martin D-45

April 10, 2014
The 91 D-45s that Martin produced between 1932 and 1942 may be the most coveted flattops ever made. What makes them so special?
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Musikmesse '14 - Eko Guitars Profumosa, Nxt, and Mia Demos

April 8, 2014
See and hear three new acoustic models--including a bass--from the Italian company.
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Musikmesse '14 - Martin GPC-Aura GT, 000-18, and OM-28 Demos

April 2, 2014
The acoustic guitar titan introduced three new delicious models at this year's show--see and hear them in action!
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Musikmesse '14 - Alvarez Masterworks MGA70E, MGA66ESHB, and Elite BE70C Demos

April 1, 2014
See and hear the company's three newest acoustic models, including an archtop.
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Breedlove Premier Auditorium Rosewood Review

March 24, 2014
The acoustic experts from Bend, Oregon, deliver a versatile, luxurious-sounding jack-of-all-trades.
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