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Dana Bourgeois: Wood Whisperer

Dana Bourgeois: Wood Whisperer

Posted by Robinson Earle on Dec 7th 2018

Dana Bourgeois of Bourgeois Guitars is perhaps the most significant luthier in the modern acoustic guitar renaissance. He effortlessly imbues tradition with innovation, consistently producing in … read more
The Post-Modern Perfection of Novo Guitars

The Post-Modern Perfection of Novo Guitars

Posted by Robinson Earle on Nov 27th 2018

“Postmodern”, being an aesthetic defined by negation, is a tricky term to apply. I don’t do it lightly. In my mind, for something to be truly postmodern, it must be historically informed, but not r … read more
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Aged Dreadnought Review

Martin D-28 Authentic 1937 Aged Dreadnought Review

Posted by Robinson Earle on Aug 29th 2018

This is as close to a veritable clone as an acoustic guitar has ever come. I’m awed at the level of detail Martin has risen to. It’s a work of art. It’s like someone painstakingly recreated the exact … read more
Boucher Guitars: An Introduction (a Revelation)

Boucher Guitars: An Introduction (a Revelation)

Posted by Robinson Earle on Aug 29th 2018

An “introduction” isn’t really necessary at this point given the resounding splash they’ve made in the acoustic guitar world, but I would still like to take the time to describe my experiences with th … read more
"How to Choose the Right Acoustic Guitar"

"How to Choose the Right Acoustic Guitar"

Posted by Robinson Earle on Aug 28th 2018

Whether you already have an “electric” background or are approaching the instrument for the first time, the acoustic guitar can seem mysterious to the uninitiated. It’s hard to know what you’re after … read more