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The Martin 180 Years Of Music Chart

Martin Guitar has launched “180 Years of Music Tradition,” a new interactive tool for music enthusiasts that highlights the guitar maker’s vast musical influence.

Available at, fans can click and zoom through a variety of artists and see how Martin Guitar was essential in creating history’s most influential sounds.

Genres include Blues, Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, Rock ‘n Roll, Western Swing, Folk and many others.

By clicking on an artist, a pop-up box will appear with a brief history and an embedded Spotify track.

The tool is a unique and interactive way to show how music is the result of one generation influencing another.

Check it out here>>

Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to, Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.