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September 21, 2017
Dick Boak talks about the Custom Signature Edition D-Boak dreadnought, featuring his original “Inside Out” artwork.
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September 19, 2017
Founder Rick Shubb talks about his passion for working with and for musicians, and about the history of Shubb Capos.
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September 13, 2017
Modern fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee talks about using the Shubb Capo as a creative tool in composing and arranging tunes.
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September 08, 2017
A look at some of the unique instruments in Elderly’s extensive collection including a Gibson harp guitar, a fretless upright bass made from a bass drum, and more.
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September 07, 2017
Bill Collings, Jeff Tweedy, Rodney Crowell, and other guitar experts talk about Waterloo Guitars, inspired by historic guitars of the 1920’s and 1930’s.
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August 23, 2017
An original CBC documentary created in 1983, shot on location at Larrivée's first West Coast shop in Victoria, BC, and featuring founder Jean Larrivée.
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August 21, 2017
Meet the artists who cut, sand, carve, and craft the finest materials into your custom Martin.
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August 10, 2017
Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton talk with WVPT Public Television about the history of their company and show the process of making fine custom guitars.
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July 28, 2017
An artful video showing the people, technology, and processes that create Martin’s iconic guitars.
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July 12, 2017
Martin’s Dave Doll shows the parts of a guitar, explaining what some of the common terminology refers to and demystifying guitar-speak.
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July 10, 2017
Larrivée Guitars founder Jean Larrivée talks about searching the globe for the best tonewood available.
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June 29, 2017
Lowden Guitars and Bushmills Irish whiskey combine forces to celebrate fine craftsmanship and legacy.
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June 26, 2017
Bourgeois Guitars new president Bob Smallwood and Dana Bourgeois talk about how Bob and his wife Sonjia joined the crew.
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June 20, 2017
Martin’s Dave Doll talks about the 100-year history of Martin ukuleles and shows examples of a few models.
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June 19, 2017
The Taylor Guitars founder reports from his stop in Fiji, with a performance by singer-songwriter Knox Fiji.
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June 09, 2017
Jon Gomm talks about his three guitars with Lowden founder George Lowden.
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June 01, 2017
The Lowden Guitars founder talks about cracked guitars with fingerstyle master Jon Gomm.
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June 01, 2017
The Taylor Guitars founder reports from his stop at the Izabal Agro Forestry Project in Guatemala on his 25-day tour of tonewood forests.
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May 22, 2017
Larrivée Guitars is a true family business, and in this video founder Jean Larrivée talks about the rich family history within the company.
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May 03, 2017
Northfield’s Adrian Bagale tells the story of the company’s unique octave mandolin model. Demonstrated by Mike Marshall and Emory Lester.
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April 30, 2017
Founder Jean Larrivée talks about his early experiments with aging new guitars and developing bracing patterns.
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April 21, 2017
Nashville guitarist Jenny Reynolds gives us a run down on the Travis fingerpicking style.
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April 11, 2017
Founder Jean Larrivée talks about opening the Larrivée factory in California in 2001.
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April 08, 2017
Taylor’s master guitar designer Andy Powers talks about designing the new Academy Series guitars to be durable and easy to care for.
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April 04, 2017
Taylor’s master guitar designer Andy Powers discusses the design and easy playability of the new Academy Series guitars.
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April 03, 2017
Author Jerry Zolten tells the story of America's first music superstar, Jimmie Rodgers.
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March 24, 2017
Elderly’s Chris Rietz explores three common sizes of Martin guitars, playing mahogany and rosewood versions of each size.
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March 16, 2017
Founder Jean Larrivée talks about setting up his first guitar shop and quitting his job as an auto mechanic in 1968.
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March 13, 2017
Author Jerry Zolten tells the story of the historic Martin D-28 that belonged to Clarence White and then moved on to bluegrass innovator Tony Rice.
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March 10, 2017
Matt Smith discusses and demonstrates several approaches to playing blues turnarounds in different keys.
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March 02, 2017
Founder Jean Larrivée talks about meeting and working with his mentor, luthier Edgar Monch, in the late 60s.
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February 25, 2017
Martin Guitar's Chairman and CEO talks about the two millionth Martin and the D-200 Deluxe.
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February 18, 2017
Two decades ago, Martin Guitar began producing the high-tensile core wire for their popular SP Strings.
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February 09, 2017
Dana Bourgeois shows visitors from Northern Lights Music his process for voicing a guitar top.
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February 06, 2017
This short film examines Bill Collings’ new line of custom hand-made, vintage-inspired guitar and mandolin cases.
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February 03, 2017
Songwriter and guitarist Jason Isbell tells the story of one Martin dreadnought that belonged to three music legends.
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January 30, 2017
Witness the transformative journey of one young man involved in D’Addario Foundation-funded music projects.
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December 27, 2016
To celebrate their two-millionth guitar since 1833, C.F. Martin & Co. introduces the spectacular D-200 Deluxe limited edition.
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December 26, 2016
The new 16-Series guitars are built with sycamore or cherry back and sides, solid spruce top wood, and innovative silver binding.
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December 09, 2016
Jeff Huss and Mark Dalton have been hand crafting beautiful guitars for over 20 years. Here's an inside look at their shop.
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November 16, 2016
Brazilian luthier Rodrigo Gomes visits Dan Erlewine’s shop at Stewart-MacDonald and sets up a classical guitar for Dan to start learning to play bossa nova.
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November 09, 2016
Vince Gill talks about the six guitarists who had the biggest influence on his playing and his life.
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October 27, 2016
Guitarist Thomas Leeb gives an overview of Lowden Guitars' model lines, discussing woods, appointments, and specs for each Lowden series.
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October 24, 2016
Watch a video showing how ELIXIR Strings are coated to keep tone-killing debris from reaching the surface and the core wire of your strings.
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October 17, 2016
Sean Watkins talks about how he got started playing acoustic music and visits That Pizza Place in San Diego, where he first played in public.
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October 04, 2016
An overview of Froggy Bottom Guitars’ Limited series from North American Guitars’ Michael Watts.
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September 26, 2016
Larry Fishman visits Martin Guitars to talk about the new Fishman amplification system, Aura technology, and the long partnership with Martin Guitars.
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September 16, 2016
D’Addario’s Rob Cunningham and guitar tech Doug Redler discuss how to maintain proper humidity levels for your acoustic guitar both on the road and at home.
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September 01, 2016
Taylor Guitars’ master luthier Andy Powers talks about rosewood’s rich history in acoustic guitar building.
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August 18, 2016
Author and guitar tech Doug Redler gives step-by-step instructions for how to properly change strings on your acoustic guitar.
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August 09, 2016
Mark Dalton talks about Huss & Dalton's building philosophy, their series built with poplar from Monticello, and more. Molly Tuttle joins Mark to demonstrate several guitars.
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July 28, 2016
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer shows the Froggy Bottom K14 he plays in his hit one-man show, THE LION, and on the album “Songs From THE LION”
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July 21, 2016
Take a look around the Lowden Guitars workshop in Downpatrick, Co Down, Ireland, in this beautifully shot video tour.
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July 20, 2016
D’Addario presents guitarist, songwriter, and producer Buddy Miller talking about the guitarists who influenced him and shaped his playing.
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July 05, 2016
GRAMMY Award winning songwriter Chris Tomlin talks about authenticity and being yourself as a musician and artist.
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June 28, 2016
Taylor Guitars' master luthier Andy Powers talks about the new bracing and appointments on the redesigned 700 Series guitars.
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June 26, 2016
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer shows the Froggy Bottom H12 he plays in his hit one-man show, THE LION.
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June 07, 2016
George Lowden is joined by guitarist Thomas Leeb for this in-depth discussion of Lowden’s soundbox shapes and a demonstration of each type of guitar.
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June 07, 2016
Elderly’s Elden Kelly talks about the 6-string banjo and plays examples from Vega, Deering, Gold Tone, and Gretsch.
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May 26, 2016
Jim D’Addario shows gives a tour of the D’Addario factory and explains the process of creating great guitar strings.
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May 04, 2016
Huss & Dalton Guitar Company shows the process of applying, affixing, and trimming the binding on the guitar body during assembly.
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April 26, 2016
Taylor Guitars' master luthier Andy Powers talks about a newly designed mahogany-top 12-string.
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April 24, 2016
This beautiful guitar is being raffled off to benefit the Northeast Heritage Music Camp's new fund to help musicians facing medical bills and other challenges.
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April 19, 2016
D'Addario presents Sean Watkins in conversation with Jackie Greene. They talk about how Sean got started on guitar, flatpicking and hybrid picking technique, and more.
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April 05, 2016
The new Artisan Goodtime banjos feature a new Midnight Maple fingerboard and beautiful new appointments, and retain the Classic Goodtime playability and rich tone.
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April 01, 2016
Dana Bourgeois interviewed by Maine television station WCSH, with footage from the Bourgeois shop.
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March 25, 2016
Peter Frampton talks about his guitar influences, his acoustic guitars, and his current tour and album, Acoustic Classics.
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March 11, 2016
Huss & Dalton Guitar Company shows how they complete the body of the guitar.
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March 10, 2016
Taylor Guitars' master luthier Andy Powers talks about the tradition of 12-fret guitars.
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March 02, 2016
Every Guitar Has a Voice, Episode 2 features George Lowden talking about the properties of back-and-sides and soundboard tonewoods and how they influence the sound of a guitar.
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March 02, 2016
The fingerstyle guitarist plays live at the Lawrence Mills through a Fishman Platinum Pro EQ Analog Preamp.
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March 01, 2016
Every Guitar Has a Voice, Episode 1 features George Lowden discussing the tonewoods he uses to build Lowden Guitars.
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February 22, 2016
Huss & Dalton Guitar Company shows how they prepare the top of the guitar for a perfect fit on the back and sides of the instrument.
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January 23, 2016
Guitarist Will Ackerman sees and plays his Froggy Bottom Signature Model for the first time.
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January 18, 2016
D'Addario presents multi-instrumentalist Chance McCoy talking about his six biggest musical influences, from Garcia and Grisman to old-time fiddler Edden Hammons.
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January 11, 2016
Huss & Dalton shows how they create the sides of a guitar, from bending the wood to placing the end block, kerfing, bracing, and more.
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January 07, 2016
ELIXIR® Strings presents an interview with Phil and Ian Keaggy. Father and son talk about the emotional power of music, Phil's upcoming album, and more.
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December 23, 2015
D'Addario presents multi-instrumentalist Fats Kaplin talking about his early influences in old-time string-band music.
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November 12, 2015
The UK's Dan Walsh stopped by the Deering Banjo factory to talk about his unique applications of clawhammer banjo to Irish and Scottish music, bluegrass, and Middle Eastern music.
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November 11, 2015
Hear what Phil Keaggy has to say about his new record, co-writing, and why he loves the fresh, bright sound of ELIXIR® Strings.
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November 04, 2015
Deering Banjos presents a Deering Tech episode with helpful step-by-step instructions on how to change the head of your banjo.
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October 29, 2015
D'Addario presents Dave Rawlings in conversation with Jackie Greene. They talk about how Rawlings got started on guitar, his 1935 Epiphone Olympic guitar, and more.
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October 14, 2015
Taylor Guitars shows their method for changing strings on 6-string, 12-string, and slotted-headstock guitars.
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October 13, 2015
D'Addario presents Jackie Greene in conversation with Luther Dickinson, guitarist with the North Mississippi Allstars, in this episode of Guitar Power Acoustic.
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October 01, 2015
Luthier Dana Bourgeois discusses guitar building and inspiration from the Bourgeois shop in Lewiston, Maine.
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September 21, 2015
Scott Fore played a Bourgeois Fully Torrefied Aged Tone Dreadnought during his winning performance at the 2015 Walnut Valley Flatpick Guitar Championship.
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September 17, 2015
Never played banjo before? Watch Deering Banjos' tried-and-true method for helping complete beginners take their first steps on the instrument.
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September 04, 2015
Blue Light Studio Review Sessions presents a comparison of a Huss & Dalton CM Series 12-fret rosewood guitar and a CM Series 14-fret mahogany guitar.
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August 31, 2015
Get the full value of your Goodtime or Goodtime Two banjo when you trade up for a new Deering banjo.
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August 25, 2015
Lloyd Baggs walks country songwriter Charlie Worsham through the new LR Baggs Session DI.
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August 18, 2015
Flip Scipio talks with fellow luthier Linda Manzer about her entry into guitar building in the Larrivée shop and her unique guitar designs.
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August 14, 2015
The country singer and songwriter sits down with Lloyd Baggs to talk about acoustic amplification gear.
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August 13, 2015
Deering Banjos presents a quick tutorial on moving from open-G tuning to double-C tuning on the banjo.
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July 29, 2015
ELIXIR® Strings Artist Series presents Clive Carroll discussing his composition "Eliza's Eyes" and how he approaches writing for solo guitar.
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July 24, 2015
Jim D'Addario flew to Austin, Texas to meet with old friend Bill Collings, tour the Collings Guitars factory, and talk instruments and music.
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July 20, 2015
Huss & Dalton gives us a look at how they prepare the back, top, and sides of their guitars for an impeccable fit.
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July 13, 2015
Luthier Flip Scipio talks with fellow guitar builder Linda Manzer and guitarist Pat Metheny about their long, successful collaboration.
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July 02, 2015
GRAMMY Award winning songwriter Chris Tomlin talks about the songwriting process, performing, and why Elixir strings work so well for him.
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June 17, 2015
Watch luthiers Dean Jones and Adam Smith getting guitar tops ready to be mounted on Huss & Dalton guitars.
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June 11, 2015
ELIXIR® Strings presents the fingerstyle guitarist walking through his favorite left-hand exercise.
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June 05, 2015
LR Baggs presents John Oates talking about how he started playing guitar, his custom Martin 00-18, and his latest project, "Good Road to Follow."
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May 29, 2015
Banjo master Jens Kruger plays and talks about the Maple Blossom banjo, including his thoughts on the benefits of a radiused fingerboard.
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May 19, 2015
Mark Dalton and Jeff Huss talk about the passion for guitars in the Huss & Dalton shop and play tunes on instruments that they built.
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May 17, 2015
Elixir® Strings Artist Series presents guitarist Clive Carroll discussing some of his favorite fingerpicking exercises.
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May 12, 2015
Torrefaction helps accelerate the natural aging process of tonewoods. Watch Taylor's process for baking Sitka spruce tops for their new 600 series guitars.
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May 11, 2015
Jens Kruger demonstrates Vega Little Wonder banjos with 11-inch and 12-inch rims.
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May 02, 2015
New music-centric novel by reviewer Céline Keating (Acoustic Guitar, Guitar World, minor7th.com).
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April 20, 2015
ELIXIR Strings presents a short demonstration from Phil Keaggy on his creative use of Kyser Capos.
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April 15, 2015
American fingerstyle guitarist Pete Huttlinger talks about his favorite Collings guitar, touring, practicing, why he plays, and more.
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March 24, 2015
This short film examines acoustic guitar building at Collings Guitars and the focus on quality that has come to define the company culture.
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March 20, 2015
The Fishman Aura Spectrum DI restores a studio-miked sound to your undersaddle or soundhole pickup.
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March 11, 2015
LR Baggs Presents an interview with Valerie June at Middletree Studio in Nashville, Tennessee.
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March 04, 2015
The Fishman SA220 is a lightweight, powerful solution for exceptional sound quality and coverage in a wide variety of venues.
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February 26, 2015
Deering Banjos' David Bandrowski gives an overview of the 5-string banjo and the various styles you can play on the instrument.
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February 17, 2015
The bluegrass and country legend talks about playing and performing with the LR Baggs Lyric Acoustic Microphone.
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February 09, 2015
A step-by-step look at how to easily change strings on your banjo.
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January 30, 2015
Take an inside look at the art of crafting fine mandolins at Collings Guitars in Austin, Texas.
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December 31, 2014
The founder of Deering Banjos on the magic of playing and making the instrument.
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December 04, 2014
Banjo master Jens Kruger demonstrates Deering's top selling banjo, the Sierra.
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December 02, 2014
Deering Banjo's Barry Hunn explains the different features and banjos in the Goodtime line, and why a Goodtime banjo is an excellent entry-level choice.
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December 02, 2014
Lloyd Baggs tells his story of amplifying the acoustic guitar.
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November 07, 2014
Lloyd Baggs discusses his days as a guitar builder. Part 1 in a series on the history of L.R. Baggs.
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November 06, 2014
A short film by L.R. Baggs, featuring Richard Hoover on the history of Santa Cruz Guitars, the allure of fine instruments, and the secrets to life.
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October 10, 2014
Bob Taylor shares his vision for the company's guitar-making future.
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October 09, 2014
Filmmaker Tim Edwards takes an inside look at Collings Guitars with his documentary "Instrumental."
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September 18, 2014
LR Baggs presents an interview with Sturgill Simpson & Dave Cobb.
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July 25, 2014
Master luthier and wood expert Bruce VanWart discusses the various top woods used to build Collings guitars and takes an in-depth look at the importance of proper cutting, selection and individual hand-voicing.
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