NAMM 2022: Watch Guitar World's Paul Riario explore the many tones of Donner’s versatile, $260 DST-400

Donner DST-400 electric guitar
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NAMM 2022: There’s no two ways about it: it’s been an incredibly successful NAMM season for Donner, which staked its claim as one of the event’s most productive attendees by unveiling an array of innovative entry-level instruments at the show.

Highlights from its drop include the carbon fiber Rising-G Pro, the ultra-portable Hush-I silent headless guitar and the mobile app-compatible DMI Smart Guitar, which provides Berklee-approved beginner courses.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.