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ARTICLES

NAMM '16 - Taylor Guitars 562ce 12-fret & 858e Demos

January 22, 2016
Master luthier Andy Powers talks about and plays on two new acoustic models.
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Guild Guitars Releases the Starfire II ST, OM-240E, D-12, and More

January 19, 2016
The new models include five new arched-back acoustics, Starfires, and more.
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Luna Guitars Introduces Wabi Sabi Dread Cutaway 12-String Acoustic

January 19, 2016
With respect for environment and economy, Wabi Sabi guitars utilize solid wood tops that would otherwise be rejected.
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Framus Expands Legacy Acoustic Series

November 30, 2015
The new instruments feature solid spruce tops with East Indian rosewood back and sides.
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Martin Unveils the HD-35 CFM IV 60th and D12-35 50th Anniversary

July 1, 2015
The D12 will be limited to a quantity of 183, the amount of the first 1965 production run.
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Ryley Walker: Seeking the Infinite within “Weird” Tunings

June 18, 2015
Fingerstyle guitarist Ryley Walker channels the past to create a fresh take on folk music.
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James Blackshaw: Best Hand Forward

May 25, 2015
On his new album, the British fingerstylist embraces nylon strings, songcraft, and vocals.
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12-String Setup Secrets

February 9, 2015
Ace Nashville luthier Joe Glaser and his crew reveal their recipes for maximum chime and jangle.
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Veillette Avante Gryphon Review

January 20, 2015
It’s a mandolin. It’s a 12-string. No, it’s a do-it-all double-string zing machine.
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Taylor 150e Review

November 17, 2014
This entry-level 12-string is multifaceted and finessed.
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Tanglewood Guitars Updates its Premier Series

August 20, 2014
The guitars are fitted with NuBone nuts and saddles, D'Addario EXP strings, and a B-Band Crescent pick-up system.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Riversong Trad-3-DLX-12 12-String Demo

July 28, 2014
The Canadian crew introduces a new 12-string acoustic with a few added bells and whistles.
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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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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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