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Sire collaborates with Larry Carlton once more on mid-priced A4 acoustic series

Sire Larry Carlton A4 acoustics
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Acoustic guitar and bass specialist Sire recently announced its venture into the electric guitar world with the Larry Carlton L7, H7 and S7 models.

Now, the company has unveiled a further collaboration with the American session legend, with all-new A4 acoustics. 

The range consists of two models – the Dreadnought-style A4-D and Grand Auditorium-style A4-G – with each offered in two finish variations: Natural and Vintage Sunburst.

The A4-D features a roasted solid spruce top with a mahogany back and sides, herringbone body binding, C-shaped mahogany neck – with a dovetail neck joint – and a 20-fret, 16-inch-radius, rolled-edge rosewood fingerboard.

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Sire Larry Carlton A4-G Natural

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Sire Larry Carlton A4-G Vintage Sunburst

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Sire Larry Carlton A4-D Natural

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Sire Larry Carlton A4-D Vintage Sunburst

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Electronics come by way of Sire's proprietary SIB Acoustic EQ system, with a single piezo pickup under the saddle and an internal condenser microphone. The system offers users Master Volume, Master Tone and Mic Blend controls.

The A4-G features a very similar feature-set to that of the A4-D, including the same body wood construction and neck profile/material. The main difference between the two, of course, is the body shape.

The Larry Carlton A4-D and A4-G are available now for $499/£449 each. For more information, head to Sire.

Sam Roche

Sam is a Staff Writer at Guitar World, also creating content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.