Ernie Ball Music Man updates the Mariposa model with stunning new finishes

Ernie Ball Music Man's newly updated Mariposa models
(Image credit: Ernie Ball Music Man)

Back in January, Ernie Ball Music Man released an affordable, Sterling by Music Man version of its Omar Rodríguez-López signature electric guitar, the Mariposa.

This doesn't mean, however, that the company has lost sight of the more upscale, US-made version – not by a long shot. EBMM has now debuted an updated version of the luxurious signature guitar, complete with two beautiful new finishes.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.