Watch Naia Izumi’s vibe-heavy, loop-pedal-infused Fender Acoustasonic Strat performance

Lately we’ve witnessed everyone from Kenny Wayne Shepherd to Daniel Donato and Tyler Bryant doing their thing on Fender Acoustasonic guitars.

Now Fender has released a series of videos showing a new group of artists putting the guitar through its wide-ranging paces.

Leading the charge is singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Naia Izumi, who incorporates a variety of techniques including percussive hits and volume swells, as well as the use of a loop pedal, into his performance on an Acoustasonic Stratocaster.

Other artists tackling the Acoustasonic in new videos include Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle and Lindsay Ell, with Fender promising more to come.

For more information on the guitar, head to Fender.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.