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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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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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Acoustic Soundboard: Slimming Down the Body

November 19, 2018
If playing guitar is a personal pursuit with no grand plans of performing, is a big jumbo or dread necessary?
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SNAMM '18 - Marchione Guitars OM Demo

June 29, 2018
It’s five-figure pricey, but even amidst NAMM’s din the Houston luthier’s new high-end orchestra model proved itself a marvel of craftsmanship, inside and out.
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Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - Turnstone Guitars TG & TS Demos

May 30, 2018
British luthier Rosie Heydenrych demos a pair of lovely flattops that use uniquely figured English woods exclusively.
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Holy Grail Guitar Show '18 - Isaac Jang Guitars Orchestra Model Demo

May 25, 2018
Hailing all the way from Hollywood, Jang comes to Berlin with an Italian-spruce-and-cocobolo flattop demoed by British picker Clive Carroll.
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NAMM '18 - Bourgeois Guitars Large Soundhole OM & Generation Series

February 2, 2018
Dana B. applies a larger soundhole to his previous OM outline in a design inspired by Tony Rice's road-ravaged flattop. Plus, we see a stealthy new take on the dreadnought formula.
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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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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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Collings OM2H T Review

January 10, 2017
A tradition-minded orchestra model with magnificent tone, looks, feel, and craftsmanship.
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SNAMM '16 - Prestige Guitars Legacy Series OM Demo

June 24, 2016
The Canadian brand introduces a new line of orchestra-sized flattops.
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Taylor 618e Review

April 9, 2015
The re-voiced flagship of Taylor’s maple-backed line delivers dazzling versatility and big bass tones.
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NAMM '15 - RainSong Guitars Al Petteway Limited Edition Demo

February 3, 2015
The Wayfaring Stranger gets an OM-bodied signature model featuring a carbon-graphite construction.
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NAMM '15 - Martin Guitars D-35 50th Anniversary, OM-45, Dreadnought Jr & CEO-8 Demos

January 27, 2015
The forefathers of acoustic guitar show off five new exquisite flattops.
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Musikmesse '14 - Martin GPC-Aura GT, 000-18, and OM-28 Demos

April 2, 2014
The acoustic guitar titan introduced three new delicious models at this year's show--see and hear them in action!
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Lowden 32 SE Review

February 16, 2014
A subtly luxurious, rock-steady, and stage-ready medium-sized flattop.
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NAMM '14 - Martin OM-ECHF Eric Clapton Navy Blues Demo

January 24, 2014
Watch the demo of newest collaboration between Martin and Eric Clapton, the OM-ECHF.
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Worland Prairie Review

October 15, 2013
Jim Worland’s bare-bones Prairie OM delivers top tones and handmade quality at a relatively affordable price.
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Loar LO-215 Acoustic Guitar Review

May 28, 2013
The LO-215 is a country-blues machine that's percussive and snappy with a nice midrange honk that’s just plain funky.
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Jasmine Guitars Introduces New Lineup

April 8, 2013
Jasmine JD-39 CE Scottsdale, AZ (April 8, 2013) -- Jasmine is proud to introduce its re-engineered line of quality acoustic guitars that combine premium features and exceptional value. With
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