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Rosewood

ARTICLES

Breedlove Announces the Pursuit Concert Ziricote LTD

January 4, 2016
The new Concert Ziricote LTD is the newest edition to the Pursuit family.
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D’Angelico Gramercy SG200 Grand Auditorium Review

November 16, 2015
D’Angelico’s foray into flattops yields a stylish grand auditorium model.
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SNAMM '15 - Yamaha Guitars FS730S Demo

July 15, 2015
See and hear how this acoustic's spruce top and rosewood body creates a combo for projection and pure tone.
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Yamaha LL16D ARE Review

December 30, 2014
A budget-conscious solid-wood dreadnought seasoned to sound older and experienced.
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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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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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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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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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NAMM '14 - Eastman Guitars E2000SS Acoustic, AR371CE Blonde & T184MX-LS Demos

February 6, 2014
Get introduced to and hear their new slope-shouldered acoustic and two updated electric models.
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Taylor 814ce Review

February 4, 2014
A re-imagined, re-braced Taylor classic delivers super balance and power
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Larrivée D-40R Review

December 31, 2013
Impressive value, quality and traditional dreadnought sounds with a Larrivée touch.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Alvarez Yairi DYMR70SB & AD66SB Demos

July 30, 2013
Hear demos of Alvarez's two newest acoustic models -- Yairi DYMR70SB & AD66SB.
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Review Demo - Takamine Pro Series P3MC Acoustic

February 25, 2013
Read the the review online, in its entirety, for free -- click here.
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Washburn Announces Warren Haynes Signature Model Acoustic

February 19, 2013
Washburn have announced the addition of Warren Haynes to their artist roster along with a new signature model acoustic.
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Recording King RO-310 Acoustic Guitar Review

January 9, 2013
Recording King’s new Adirondack-spruce-and-mahogany RO-310 is almost a greatest-hits fusion of popular OM and 000 features.
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Martin OM-28E Retro Acoustic Guitar Review

November 5, 2012
With the OM-28E Retro Acoustic Guitar, there’s no denying that Martin and Fishman have created a formidable stage and studio instrument that bristles with pure Martin beauty and vintage glow.
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Larrivée OM-10

October 8, 2012
TOP: With its quality tonewoods, high-end appointments, and detailed inlay work, a pre-owned Larrivée OM- 10 is a relative bargain considering its current value of $1,600 to $2,000. BOTTOM:
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Gibson J-45 Purevoice Custom Limited Edition Acoustic Guitar Review

October 8, 2012
The Gibson J-45 PureVoice Custom Limited Edition isn’t cheap, but it''s a versatile guitar that can grow and move with you through a multitude of styles and performance situations.
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Replacing the Soundboard on a 1977 Martin D-35, PT. 2

September 5, 2012
After concluding that the damage was so severe that the top could not be restored without compromising the guitar’s sound—not to mention its looks—I began the process of outfitting this fine instrument with a replacement soundboard.
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