New Artist Video: Franchot Tone - “By Your Side”
Last week Breedlove Artist, Franchot Tone, recorded a live version of "By Your Side" on his porch in Topanga Canyon. He enlisted the help of his neighbor/percussionist Davey Chegwidden to lay down the groove. Davey happened to be in town between tours holding down the drumming seat for Brett Dennen. They captured the song in one take with no rehearsals. "By Your Side" is the album closer on Franchot's Debut release "Thanks For This" which is currently available using the link...
Apr 04, 2013, Artist News
In the Studio: Todd Shay of Zodlounge explains advantages of playing the Focus Special Edition
The Breedlove crew was recently in Nashville, TN, - made a stop at Zodlounge to catch up with Todd Shay and artist Kree Woods. In this short video, shot at the Zodlounge recording studio, Shay explains why his Breedlove Focus Special Edition is a great acoustic guitar for playing live around town and is the perfect instrument for recording in the studio. About Zodlounge: WE ARE ZODLOUNGE... We are an artist development, music services and production company dedicated to providing an...
Mar 13, 2013,
Kenny Fuller & Autumn Rose in Nashville, TN
The Breedlove crew was recently in Music City (Nashville, TN) and had the opportunity to catch up with a number of talented musicians and artists. Kenny Fuller (Breedlove endorsee) and the gals from Autumn Rose (Alicia Beale and Rachael Schleicher) were kind enough to play a few songs for our camera crew. Fuller, Beale and Schleicher met at Belmont University and they have been gigging and recording music around Nashville ever since. About Autumn Rose: Firmly planted in the sounds of...
Mar 12, 2013, Artist News
Featured Guitar: Passport C200/SMP
Instrument Overview: The Breedlove Passport C200/SMP acoustic guitar is inspired by the Custom Shop C20 shape but has the snappy voice of the Breedlove Revival Series OMs. With 14 frets to body, the Breedlove Passport C200 guitar is highly versatile, fast playing, comfortable and great for beginners and advanced players. It is crafted with a solid spruce top and clean laminated maple back & sides that have been given a rich dark stain finished in silky satin. Comes with gig bag. Quick...
Mar 12, 2013,
Jon Micah Sumrall: A One of a Kind Guitar
Jon Micah Sumrall recently published a new blog detailing the design and creation of his custom Breedlove instrument. The blog contains a number of photos, videos and sketches from the design and build - as well as detailed descriptions of the different aspects of the design and development process. Excerpt from Jon's website: The Wood Selection After lots of research and trying out numerous different guitars at the Breedlove factory I finally decided on a Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top and...
Feb 26, 2013, Artist News
NAMM 2013 - Breedlove Oregon & Passport Series Review by Premier Guitar
Premier Guitar was on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rebecca Dirks visits the Breedlove Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to learn about additions to two of Breedlove's guitar lines -- the Oregon Series and Passport Series.Learn more about the Oregon Series and/or Passport Series.
Feb 21, 2013,