February 2019

Martin

ARTICLES

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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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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