Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

What's New

July 2007 New Products

June 26, 2007
New products for July
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Divine Inspiration

June 13, 2007
Recently I was asked what influenced me to start playing guitar – a “how, when and where” sort of thing. Although I have asked this question at least a hundred times in interviews over the years, this is the first time that I recall it has been asked of me
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History Faces The Future: Martin & Co. brings alternatives to an audience expecting tradition

June 13, 2007
Chris Martin, CEO of Martin & Co., heads a company with the most celebrated history in the landscape of luthiery.
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Flying Solo: Taylor Guitars' individual quest to save wood.

June 13, 2007
Bob Taylor, founder and president of Taylor Guitars, has always been a pioneer in the guitar industry.
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General Patent: Marching Orders on the Patent Process, From Start to Finish

June 12, 2007
The patent process can seem daunting to the unskilled, but this month we’ll be exploring some of the basic steps in obtaining a United States patent through the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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New Woods on the Block: Exploring Alternative Tonewoods

June 12, 2007
Though there are many, many factors that contribute to the sound of an individual guitar besides the wood, the woods used in a guitar are probably the most discussed component of the instrument, and they are probably the most misunderstood.
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Guyatone Ultrem and Ultron Hybrid Optical Effects

June 12, 2007
The Ultron and Ultrem, which were conceived to give the best that both analog and digital have to offer, transcended that lofty goal and have instead become musical necessities.
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Composite Acoustics GX Performer

June 12, 2007
The GX shrugged off everything thrown at it, whether it was ham-fisted flatpicking or delicate fingerstyle arrangements, which is a lot to ask from any Grand Auditorium-sized guitar, let alone one from the future.
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Driving Music Forward: a Look at Ernie Boch Jr.

June 12, 2007
To hear Ernie Boch Jr. talk – with a Boston accent and plenty of friendly colloquialisms – you’re reminded more of someone you could sit and have a beer with over the Red Sox game than a megamusical philanthropist
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Tending to History: the Hollywood Vintage Room

June 12, 2007
Dave and Drew took some time out of their never-ending quest to talk to us about the Hollywood Vintage Room.
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