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Alternative Tunings: Demystified

Alternative Tunings: Demystified

Posted by Robinson Earle on Feb 16th 2019

One of the great things about the guitar is its versatility. It can be employed as a lead, rhythm, or solo instrument. Players can decide between a myriad of body, wood, design, and electronic options … read more
The Magic of Maton: Thunder from Down Under

The Magic of Maton: Thunder from Down Under

Posted by Robinson Earle on Jan 23rd 2019

The first thing I noticed upon being introduced to Maton Guitars is the way they “cut”. These are lively, powerful acoustic instruments that thump you right in the chest. There’s also an effortless, a … read more
Fender Custom Shop: Continuing a Legacy of Innovation

Fender Custom Shop: Continuing a Legacy of Innovation

Posted by Robinson Earle on Jan 14th 2019

Leo Fender first began building amps out of frustration with the quality of technology he was tasked to fix. He’d had success with the PA systems he’d constructed for local dance halls, and although h … read more
Dana Bourgeois: Wood Whisperer | Midwood Guitar Studio

Dana Bourgeois: Wood Whisperer | Midwood Guitar Studio

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