From battered Martins and vintage Gibsons to pre-CBS Fender Jazzmasters we talk to the Philadelphian indie-rocker about all the guitars he’s loved and lost
New model debuts the company’s S body shape, paired with a Sure Align neck system and dramatic cutaway for supreme playability alongside classic Martin tone
Historic hardware: Martin & Co’s museum and archives specialist Jason Ahner guides us through some pivotal 19th and 20th-century Martins
Gibson, Taylor, Martin and others also report pandemic sales booms, with new users turning to the guitar as “six-string therapy”
Martin’s big launch for 2020 is a very un-Martin-style ‘crossover’ guitar. A designer’s folly or the future?
For 2020, Martin brings sharper looks, improved playability, superior tone and a welcome slice of charm to its affordable X Series guitars
Going stir-crazy at home? Love guitars and their history? Follow along with GW and Jared Dines as they get to see some of the world's most pristine acoustics up-close
In the second of this two-part report, we ask how luthiers are trying to do their bit for forests and creating a new generation of planet-friendly guitars...
Follow along with Jared Dines, and explore how this storied company makes its world-renowned instruments
The Lamb Of God guitarist on easing off on the gain and finding the perfect chords for his acoustic solo EP, Ether
With his usual sense of humor, the YouTube star showcases this 21st century Martin's versatility and super-smooth playability
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