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Emerald Guitars Tibetan 9 String Composite Guitar

Written on November 8, 2015 at 9:04 pm, by Jon

Emerald Guitars Tibetan 9 string
I have featured a few Emerald Guitars creations on Guitar Noize over the years and they often have an interesting story behind them, this Tibetan painted composite acoustic guitar is no exception, in fact this guitar’s story is exceptional. Alistair …

Video: Blackbird El Capitan Ekoa Guitar

Written on September 21, 2015 at 11:14 pm, by Jon

I find Carbon Fiber Acoustic Guitars very interesting, not just because they look cool and aren’t affected by humidity but they also sound amazing too and allow for innovations in design without the limitations of Wood for construction. The El …

TC Electronic’s BodyRez Will Transform Your Acoustic Pickup Tone

Written on July 9, 2015 at 10:54 pm, by Jon

Now this is a fantastic idea from TC Electronic, the BodyRez Pedal, designed to transform your Piezo or onboard Acoustic pickup tones of your plugged-in Acoustic guitar back to it’s natural full tone. I have played many guitars with Piezo …

ACPAD – World’s First MIDI Controller for Acoustic Guitar

Written on June 10, 2015 at 10:57 pm, by Jon

I’ll be totally honest, as I was to inventor Robin Sukroso when he contacted me about ACPAD, I thought when I first saw what he had been working on for the past 5 years it looked a bit gimmicky and …

Epiphone Dobro® Hound Dog M14 Metalbody & Blueshawk Deluxe

Written on May 14, 2015 at 10:43 pm, by Jon

Epiphone Dobro® Hound Dog M14 Metalbody
Epiphone’s Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 Metalbody guitar features an easy-to-play Round Neck and the renowned resonator style and sound that have been inspiring Dobro® fans since the late 1920s. The body of the Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 is made from …

PRS SE Alex Lifeson Signature Thinline Acoustic

Written on March 18, 2015 at 8:08 am, by Jon

PRS have announced a new signature acoustic added to the SE Acoustic range for Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson. The PRS SE Alex Lifeson features a thinner body depth than PRS’s standard Angelus model and the “Birds in Flight” inlay design.…

NAMM 2015: Washburn Comfort Series 7 String Acoustics

Written on February 8, 2015 at 9:23 pm, by Jon

Washburn brought two new 7 string acoustic guitars to NAMM 2015, the WCD187CEB (Dreadnought) and WCG187CEB (Grand Auditorium). Washburn say that the low B string on these guitars “retains its clarity and punch whether played acoustically or through an amplifier”. …

NAMM 2015: Michael Kelly Triad Acoustics

Written on February 8, 2015 at 9:01 pm, by Jon

At NAMM 2015 Michael Kelly brought their latest Acoustic range, the Triad series, which is their top of the line collection. Consistent between all four models are the exotic wood three piece backs, a solid spruce top, flamed okoume sides, …

NAMM 2015: Blackbird El Capitan acoustic released made of Ekoa® linen

Written on January 24, 2015 at 9:27 pm, by Jon

blackbird el capitan
Press Release
El Capitan is Blackbird Guitar’s latest model which debuts at the 2015 NAMM Show built on the concept shown last year. The small jumbo model has the tone and vibe of a vintage wood instrument, but is actually …

Fender Brown Derby & Top Hat Resonator Guitars

Written on November 12, 2014 at 8:42 am, by Jon

Fender Top hat Resonator
Fender have decided to expand the Fender Resonator range with two new models, the Brown Derby Resonator and Top Hat Resonator pictured above.

Both guitars feature a mahogany body and maple top, dual screened soundholes and a special Eastern European …