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MusikMesse 2014: Freshman Guitars Reveal Songwriter Series

Written on March 13, 2014 at 10:42 am, by Jon

Today at Frankfurt Musikmesse, Freshman Guitars have revealed the new Songwriter Series – an inspiring range of guitars featuring new AER systems and designed with the aspiring musician in mind.

The new Freshman Guitars Songwriter Series comprises of 12 models …

Andy McKee to release new EP ‘Mythmaker’ on April 8

Written on March 7, 2014 at 11:08 am, by Jon

Andy McKee Mythmaker
I look forward to hearing this new EP, Andy McKee is obviously an incredible guitar player but also a truly gifted composer so it will be great to hear Andy playing Piano as well.

Acclaimed acoustic guitar virtuoso Andy McKee

Tosin Abasi Playing a Julien Bergeron 8 String Acoustic Guitar

Written on March 6, 2014 at 10:15 am, by Jon

This amazing guitar was built and designed by Julien Bergeron. I am blown away by the tone, volume and playability of this thing! Shout out to Misha Mansoor for the handy camera work.

Something tells me Julien Bergeron is about …

Freshman Guitars Announce Bone Nut and Saddle Upgrades Across Range

Written on March 4, 2014 at 11:21 am, by Jon

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Freshman Guitars based in Scotland who have won numerous awards from various guitar magazines including Total Guitar for their Acoustic guitar range have announced that they will be upgrading the majority of their guitar range to Bone Nut and Saddles. …

Acoustic Stream: the Guitarist’s Wireless 4-in-1 Companion

Written on February 19, 2014 at 3:27 pm, by Jon


Even if Acoustic Stream was just a wireless transmitter and app that helps you monitor the humidity of your acoustic guitar via a smartphone that would be pretty cool, but the Acoustic Stream also helps you to wirelessly tune your …

WINTER NAMM 2014: Blackbird El Capitan, Eco-Friendly Ekoa Acoustic Guitar

Written on January 25, 2014 at 3:03 pm, by Jon

blackbird El Capitan
Blackbird recently announced a Ukelele called the Clara that uses a new material called Ekoa, now Blackbird have announced their first acoustic guitar to use this new construction material. Here is a little bit of info about this new eco-friendly …

Dean Acoustic Guitars USB Upgrade available

Written on January 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm, by Jon


Dean Guitars has an innovative new USB Upgrade for many of their acoustic guitars which I think is an excellent idea and is a very useful feature for songwriters on the go:

This “guitar industry first” technology allows you to

New Gretsch Resonators for 2014

Written on January 9, 2014 at 8:03 am, by Jon

Gretsch introduced a new series back in January 2012 called the Roots Collection, The mahogany-body Boxcar™ Standard and Bobtail™ Deluxe each came in round-neck and square-neck models, and the round-neck Honey Dipper™ had a nickel-plated brass body. The 2014 …

Fender’s foldable acoustic guitars

Written on October 23, 2013 at 12:21 pm, by Jon

That’s right just watch the slider above to see how the neck on these new traveller friendly acoustic guitars from Fender have a hinged neck (called Voyage-Air™) that folds over to make them extra-portable. This isn’t a new idea as …

Peavey introduce DW Acoustic Series

Written on September 18, 2013 at 10:55 am, by Jon

peavey dw
I was talking to someone the other day about how popular acoustic guitars seem to be at the moment, I think this is spurred on by the popularity of folky pop music such as Ed Sheeran. Peavey must be seeing …