Introducing The Martin Retro Strings

During Winter NAMM 2014, Martin Guitar introduced a new take on an old favorite-Martin Retro Strings.

The strings are crafted from monel, a long-lasting, nickel-based alloy blend.

The unique formula mellows quickly to a warm, vintage tone that brings out your guitar’s natural, woody sounds.

Martin Retros provide a rich foundation on rhythm and crisp, clean notes on lead.

The qualities of the unique alloy give Martin Retros a soft touch that make bends and slides feel effortless.

Martin Retro Strings are available in light and custom light gauges. Learn more about Martin Retro Strings here.

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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.