April 2020

12-string

ARTICLES

Veillette

Veillette Guitars Unveils the AeroElectric True-Twelve 12-String

February 24, 2020
A semi-hollow 12-string loaded with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rail Humbucker.
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Godin Guitars

Godin Guitars Releases the A12 Black

January 13, 2020
This lightweight 12-string houses a Richlite fretboard, solid cedar top, and maple neck.
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guild

NAMM '19 - Guild F-55, F-512 & DS-240 Memoir Demos

January 25, 2019
Listen to a few classic-sounding acoustics that have roots dating back to the earliest days of the company.
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Quick Hit: G7th Newport 12-String Capo

August 13, 2018
A clever compensated string pad improves intonation.
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SNAMM '18 - Guild Starfire IV 12-ST 12-String & F-512

June 30, 2018
Looks like 12-string fever has arrived with the release of a pair of American-made guitars that combine style with jangle.
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Versoul

Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - Versoul Custom Raya 6 and Buxom 12-string Demos

May 23, 2018
Kari Nieminen comes to Berlin from Finland with a gold-leaf-covered solidbody favored by Ron Wood and a jumbo 12-string used by Pete Townshend.
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Taylor 562ce 12-Fret 12-String Review

June 7, 2016
A high-end 12-string built for comfort and speed.
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taylor

NAMM '16 - Taylor Guitars 562ce 12-fret & 858e Demos

January 22, 2016
Master luthier Andy Powers talks about and plays on two new acoustic models.
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Guild Guitars

Guild Guitars Releases the Starfire II ST, OM-240E, D-12, and More

January 19, 2016
The new models include five new arched-back acoustics, Starfires, and more.
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Luna Guitars

Luna Guitars Introduces Wabi Sabi Dread Cutaway 12-String Acoustic

January 19, 2016
With respect for environment and economy, Wabi Sabi guitars utilize solid wood tops that would otherwise be rejected.
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Framus

Framus Expands Legacy Acoustic Series

November 30, 2015
The new instruments feature solid spruce tops with East Indian rosewood back and sides.
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Martin

Martin Unveils the HD-35 CFM IV 60th and D12-35 50th Anniversary

July 1, 2015
The D12 will be limited to a quantity of 183, the amount of the first 1965 production run.
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FEAT

Ryley Walker: Seeking the Infinite within “Weird” Tunings

June 18, 2015
Fingerstyle guitarist Ryley Walker channels the past to create a fresh take on folk music.
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FEAT

James Blackshaw: Best Hand Forward

May 25, 2015
On his new album, the British fingerstylist embraces nylon strings, songcraft, and vocals.
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FEAT

12-String Setup Secrets

February 9, 2015
Ace Nashville luthier Joe Glaser and his crew reveal their recipes for maximum chime and jangle.
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Veillette Avante Gryphon Review

January 20, 2015
It’s a mandolin. It’s a 12-string. No, it’s a do-it-all double-string zing machine.
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Taylor 150e Review

November 17, 2014
This entry-level 12-string is multifaceted and finessed.
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Tanglewood

Tanglewood Guitars Updates its Premier Series

August 20, 2014
The guitars are fitted with NuBone nuts and saddles, D'Addario EXP strings, and a B-Band Crescent pick-up system.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Riversong Trad-3-DLX-12 12-String Demo

July 28, 2014
The Canadian crew introduces a new 12-string acoustic with a few added bells and whistles.
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