acoustic electric

Martin Guitar's GPCE Inception Maple offers skeletonized scalloped bracing and sonic channels to enhance resonance and tone, while the combination of European spruce top, maple sides, and a maple and black walnut back are designed to produce a clear and balanced sound.

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Exceptional playability and scores of sounds make this much more than a simple electric/acoustic hybrid.

Super-sweet playability and superb setup. Wide range of available tones—including convincing acoustic tones.

Best-looking Acoustasonic yet—but may look pretty strange to some. No dedicated tone knob.

$1,999 street

Fender Acoustasonic Jazzmaster


Back in June 2020, I reviewed the Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster. It was my first long-term exposure to Fender's new Acoustasonic line, and like many old-school-leaning Fender-design enthusiasts, I greeted the concept with mild skepticism. But the Acoustasonic surprised and impressed on many levels—sparking fun and inspiration in ample measures and at many turns.

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