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NAMM '18 - Martin 2018 Standard Series & D-45 John Mayer Demos

January 26, 2018
Flash and classic perfection: from the newest John Mayer model to the refined-but-vintage-styled Standard Series Reimagined HD-28.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 1

January 25, 2018
Check out the latest gear from Koll, Rickenbacker, Reverend, Chase Bliss Audio, and more!
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Martin Guitar Releases the D-45 John Mayer Custom Signature Edition and Updates Standard Series

January 12, 2018
The most notable updates to the line include the addition of a modern high performance neck that is thinner and more comfortable for the player and vintage appointments.
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Martin D-28 (2017) Review

December 15, 2017
An American classic undergoes a modest makeover.
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Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Jon Stickley: Flatpicking Into the Future

September 7, 2017
Armed with a handful of road-tested tunes, a go-for-broke attitude, and a new level of chemistry, newgrass’ most progressive guitarist makes a statement with Maybe Believe.
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SNAMM '17 - Martin Guitars D-28 2017, D-15M Streetmaster, Model America 1, & D-18 RG Demos

July 20, 2017
The legendary acoustic builders offer up a reimagined version of a classic and a pair of limited-edition models with some intricate artwork.
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Martin 0-18 Review

July 20, 2017
A venerable Martin design returns, brimming with elegance, punch, class, and sass.
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SNAMM '17 - Martin D-18 Jason Isbell Demo

July 14, 2017
The Grammy winner takes a few minutes to go over his signature flattop and even does a bit of picking.
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SNAMM 2017 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 1

July 13, 2017
Watch the PG editors talk about their favorite new gear from Martin, Nutter, TK Smith, and more!
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 1

July 13, 2017
Dig into the details of new gear from Martin, ValveTrain, Big Ear N.Y.C, Prestige, and more!
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Martin Guitar to Debut Several New Models at Summer NAMM 2017

July 5, 2017
The updates include a re-engineered D-28, several new Signature Edition Models, a new Limited Edition Model, and several series expansion models.
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First Look: Martin 0-18

July 3, 2017
John Bohlinger has his initial dance with the acoustic torchbearer's newest flattop.
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King Dude Does It in the Dark

June 29, 2017
On the new album Sex, ex-metal guitarist TJ Cowgill trades shred for a self-styled goth-punk-folk wonderland conjured with low-budget guitars and a crypt’s worth of ghostly reverb.
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Martin Announces the D-18 Jason Isbell Signature Edition

June 28, 2017
The model boasts a pre-aged Vintage Tone System (VTS), Adirondack spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and rear-shifted scalloped bracing.
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Ed Sheeran and Martin Guitar Collaborate on Third Signature Model Guitar

June 22, 2017
Ed Sheeran will again donate 100% of his royalties to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.
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Martin Guitar Expands the Standard Series and Introduces Two Dreadnought Models

April 4, 2017
The DST and DSTG will feature forward-shifted braces, ebony fingerboard and bridge, and bone nut and saddle.
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Martin D-16E Review

March 16, 2017
New twists on Martin tradition deliver sonorous, stylish dividends.
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