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Rig Rundown: Arielle

June 19, 2019
Inspired by the lutherie skills of Brian May and the tonal essence of Eric Johnson, this self-proclaimed “classic-folk rocker” shows off her acoustic and electric setups.
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Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

June 14, 2019
It’s new school. It’s old school. Medium school, maybe?
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GALLERY: The David Gilmour Guitar Collection

June 5, 2019
An inside look at 10 of the Pink Floyd legend’s most iconic guitars that will be sold at auction in New York on June 20.
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Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
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First Look: Martin OM-28 Modern Deluxe

April 15, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger enjoy his initial jam session on the acoustic icon's newest orchestra model that blends old-world craftsmanship with modern upgrades for maximum fingerstyle playability and tone.
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Kurt Vile and Steve Gunn: Into the Mystic

February 21, 2019
Two exploratory rockers discuss their Philadelphia roots and the magic of collaboration, alternate tunings, old and loved guitars, and the search for transportive vocal and 6-string sounds.
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Jeff Tweedy: The Lone Troubadour

January 31, 2019
The renowned gear collector and Wilco frontman discusses making his new solo album, Warm, with a minimal setup: a ’30s Martin, a ’58 Esquire, and a Fender Princeton.
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David Gilmour to Auction off the "Black Strat" for Charity

January 31, 2019
More than 120 guitars will be up for auction with all proceeds going to charitable causes.
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NAMM '19 - Martin Guitars D-18 Modern Deluxe, Road Series & Dreadnought Jr Demos

January 25, 2019
The acoustic mainstay demos new Modern Deluxe, Road Series, and Dreadnought Jr. instruments.
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Martin Guitar to Debut Special and Limited-Edition Models

January 17, 2019
New offerings include the CEO-9, Size 1 De Goni Authentic 1843, D Homeward, and more.
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Martin Guitars Unveils Updated Junior Series, Road Series, and New Slope Shoulder Models

January 14, 2019
The solid mahogany StreetMaster is now available in a slope-shoulder model with Golden Age relic nickel tuners, an old-style script logo, and scalloped bracing.
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Martin Guitars Partners with the Woodstock Foundation to Offer 50th Anniversary Models

January 10, 2019
To commemorate this milestone anniversary, Martin will introduce the D-35 Woodstock 50th Anniversary and the DX Woodstock Anniversary.
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The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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Fishman Matrix Infinity Mic Blend Review

November 9, 2018
A dual-source setup is extra terrific on one of Fishman’s finest amplification pickup/preamp systems yet.
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Martin Guitar Introduces Authentic Acoustic Strings

October 1, 2018
The strings start with the company's highest tensile-strength core wire along with a tin-plate on all six strings for added corrosion resistance.
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Greta Van Fleet: Sounds Like Freedom

September 25, 2018
The band exploded onto the rock scene in 2017 before they had even made a full album. Now, three Michigan brothers and their best friend are releasing their debut LP, Anthem of the Peaceful Army.
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Neko Case: Free Falling

August 23, 2018
The enigmatic songstress and masterful storyteller opens up about Hell-On—her most daring album yet—her love of tenor guitars, and how collaboration opened her creative gates.
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SNAMM '18 - Martin Guitars 000RSG, Jimmy Buffet Custom, D-16EDP, D 28 Bigsby & more

June 29, 2018
The venerable acoustic builders reveal a bevy of new axes including a collaboration with Gretsch and one aimed at fans of dogs playing poker.
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Martin Guitar to Debut Four New Models

June 20, 2018
The company will debut their third Arts & Crafts-inspired guitar, a D-28 Bigsby guitar, a Jimmy Buffett Custom Signature Artist Edition guitar, and a D-16EPD (Poker Dogs) guitar.
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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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