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2015 Product Sneak Peak: Updated Studio Series

2015 Product Sneak Peak: Updated Studio Series

Nov 11, 2014 | News & Events

Designed for recorded acoustic guitar performances, the Studio series captures all the sparkling detail and nuance of your performance.  The figured maple back and sides offer a clear, precise tone that rises above the mix. The Studio series is available in a concert, dreadnought and 12 string option.  All have a new updated burst and the concert and 12 string are equipped with the Breedlove Bridge Truss.  The BBT is mounted to the bridge from the inside and is connected into the tail block of the guitar, pulling downward on the underside of the bridge to distribute some of the tension, relieving pressure on the top. The resulting tonal effect on BBT-equipped guitars is more resonance and livelier sound with enhanced overtones. The most exciting update for 2015 is the new pickup system.  The Studio series is now equipped with the Fishman INK3 USB system.  This onboard preamp features a Sonicore pickup, 3-band EQ, chromatic tuner and a low battery LED.  It also has a USB that allows for quick access and...

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Breedlove Craftsmen Cut Music Video with Premier FF Mandolin & Stage Concert

Breedlove Craftsmen Cut Music Video with Premier FF Mandolin & Stage Concert

Oct 22, 2014 | News & Events

It may come as no surprise that many of the Breedlove craftsmen are also accomplished and talented musicians. Two of our very own, Jason Chinchen and Andrew Allen Fahlander , spend their off hours creating lively "original Oregon folkgrass" in their band Juniper and Gin. The string band recently cut a new music video, and selected Breedlove instruments to bring the new song to life. We're proud to show what our skilled craftsmen can not only build, but can use to create outstanding music. Breedlove Premier FF Mandolin For players looking for traditional construction with cutting edge aesthetics, the Premier FF delivers strong, punchy tone with plenty of bass; a deep throaty voice resonates from the F-holes in the Sitka spruce top. With a design that reflects the golden era of mandolin building, the Premier Series FF mandolin combines the best traditional construction elements with Breedlove's cutting edge aesthetics and attention to detail. The back and side woods are Western maple and the bigleaf maple neck is faced with an...

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Eric Stalker Named Winner in Deschutes Brewery And Breedlove Contest

Eric Stalker Named Winner in Deschutes Brewery And Breedlove Contest

Oct 13, 2014 | News & Events

Breedlove Stringed Instruments and Deschutes Brewery are excited to announce Eric Stalker as the winner of the Breedlove Oregon concert guitar with custom Black Butte Porter inlay.  Singer/Songwriters were asked to write a song inspired by Deschutes Brewery’s flagship beer Black Butte Porter.  Fourteen submissions were received with Eric Stalker, Lucas Alberg, and Mark Ransom being named the three finalists.  They performed their songs this past Saturday at Bend Fall Festival for a panel of judges.  In a close vote Eric won by .25 of a point.  “All three songs were great but in the end we thought that Eric’s song really was the best at paying tribute to not only Black Butte Porter but this great area we live in,” said Colin Besancon, judge and Breedlove USA Brand Manager. Eric Stalker won the custom guitar and in a surprise to the contestants a Breedlove was given to the 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as goodie bags filled with Black Butte Porter gear.  How did Eric feel about is win?...

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Breedlove & Axe Music’s Axeperience of a Lifetime

Breedlove & Axe Music’s Axeperience of a Lifetime

Oct 07, 2014 | News & Events

Axe Music in partnership with Breedlove ran a contest “Axeperience of a Lifetime” designed to increase awareness of the axemusic.com shopping experience. The Grand Prize – From Sept 3-7, 2014 – All expenses paid trip for 2, including flights, hotels and restaurants to Bend, Oregon to take a factory tour of the Breedlove factory and design centre and to custom design a $5000 personalized guitar. Unbelievable. The contest winner was Mike Concur from Winnipeg and he brought along his close friend Greg Smith. This trip provided great memories of building and designing a custom guitar and also saw Mike and Greg enjoy excursions such as White Water Rafting on the Deschutes River and experience a day at the renowned Sisters Folk Festival in Sister, Oregon. A fantastic time had by all and a true Axeperience of a Lifetime.

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Deschutes Brewery and Breedlove announce Finalists in the Singer/Songwriter Contest

Deschutes Brewery and Breedlove announce Finalists in the Singer/Songwriter Contest

Sep 15, 2014 | News & Events

Breedlove and Deschutes Brewery are excited to annouce the three finalists in the singer/songwriter contest.  You were asked to write a song that was inspired by Deschutes Brewery's flagship brew Black Butte Porter and 14 people took the challenge. The finalists in no particular order are: Mark Ransom - A Song for Porter Lucas Alberg - Oh Oregon (I'll Raise a Glass to You) Eric Stalker - Black Butte   You can check them out a Bend Fall Fest PEAK 104.1 Mainstage Saturday, October 4 at Noon where they will play their orignial song for a panel of judges.  Judges to be announced soon!   The winner will receive a 30 min time slot on Sunday, October 5 from 2:30 - 3:00. For questions please email us at bbpbreedlove@twooldhippies.com

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