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This One’s a Doozy!

This One’s a Doozy!

Posted by Robinson Earle on Apr 2nd 2019

The sensual curves and vibrant finishes of classic automobiles have always borne a strong influence on the aesthetics of electric guitars. Cars and guitars. It’s as if the cosmic symmetry of the unive … read more
​Eastman Guitars: A 19th Century Violin Workshop in Beijing

​Eastman Guitars: A 19th Century Violin Workshop in Beijing

Posted by Robinson Earle on Mar 21st 2019

Eastman guitars are not “Made in China”. They are proudly hand-crafted in Beijing. In our increasingly global economy this is an important distinction. Founded in 1992 by a Chinese music student named … read more
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
To Suhr, With Love

To Suhr, With Love

Posted by Robinson Earle on Feb 14th 2019

A musician turned luthier, John Suhr started building to hone in that “perfect tone” for himself onstage. Needless to say, he succeeded, and today his creations have found their way into the hands of … 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