NAMM 2024: “One of the most unique and spectacular LTD models that Takamine has ever created”: Takamine's master luthiers celebrate once more around the sun with this spectacular solar system-themed acoustic guitar build

Takamine LTD2024 solar system guitar
(Image credit: Takamine)

NAMM 2024: As acoustic fans will know, Takamine has a nice tradition of showing off the best of its luthiery with a limited edition annual build – and its 2024 edition quite literally looks to the stars for its inspiration.

Inspired by everyone’s favorite local galactic haunt, the solar system, the Japanese-made acoustic guitar represents an ambitious and detailed build. The cut-away construction features solid rosewood back and sides, a mahogany neck and a solid Sitka spruce top. 

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.