Acoustic Guitar Reviews

Breedlove Pursuit Concert 25th Anniversary

Breedlove Pursuit Concert 25th Anniversary

Mar 10, 2015

The folks at American Songwriter recently published a short review of the Pursuit Concert 25th Anniversary model. It's more of a description of the instrument, so we encourage you to try one of these stunning new instruments - we're confident you'll love the tone and look of this new model. Learn more about this instrument by visiting the instrument profile page. Written by Andy McDonough March 2nd, 2015 at 12:25 pm Breedlove Guitars celebrates its 25th Anniversary with several new models, including the Pursuit Concert 25th Anniversary.  Built with the exotic tonewoods Breedlove is known for, it includes Koa laminate back and sides, rosette, and headstock veneer.  In staying with Breedlove traditions – it also includes a pinless bridge, Breedlove bridge truss and asymmetrical headstock. Body Type: Concert Neck Wood: Mahogany Solid Wood Top: Solid Engelmann spruce Back/Sides: Koa Finish/Color: Gloss Fretboard :Rosewood # Frets: 20 Nut Width: 1-11/16” Pickup Fishman ISYS+ USB MSRP $1,065

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Acoustic Guitar Reviews Breedlove Solo Acoustic Bass

Acoustic Guitar Reviews Breedlove Solo Acoustic Bass

Jan 09, 2015

Acoustic Guitar Magazine recently reviews our Solo Bass. By Brian Fox Chances are good that your bass-playing buddies can tell a joke or two about the dreaded “bass solo”—that moment during a gig that typically triggers a massive rush on the bar and turns the vibe to a bewildering blend of sympathetic and apoplectic. After all, most would agree that bass is best when played in consort with other instruments. But as physics dictates, low frequencies pose unique challenges in terms of amplification and monitoring, especially in group settings. With electric bass, those hurdles are typically overcome by bumping the gain on a sufficiently powerful amplifier. When it comes to acoustic basses—often played with the explicit goal of ditching that amp—not hearing yourself over the din of even a mellow jam session can be a major drag. With its Solo Series, Breedlove Guitars brings back much of the joy in jamming, allowing players to monitor themselves through a secondary, waist-side sound hole. Additional...

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Pursuit Drednought Ebony Reviewed in American Songwriter Gear Guide

Pursuit Drednought Ebony Reviewed in American Songwriter Gear Guide

Nov 25, 2014

Written by American Songwriter November 19th, 2014 Breedlove’s Pursuit series includes some wonderful guitars, such as the Dreadnought Ebony Acoustic-Electric. With a gorgeous java ebony laminate back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, and a rosewood fretboard on a neck made of not-often-used nato, the guitar sounds and plays great. A bone nut and bone saddle contribute to the guitar’s balanced tone and even, uniformly-deteriorating sustain. Black binding, black and cream purfling and an abalone rosette set off the wood combination, and the pinless bridge is a nice touch in terms of both aesthetics and logic. The Pursuit Dreadnought Ebony, designed in Oregon and crafted in China, is a high-quality, affordable alternative to more expensive guitars. With an onboard tuner, the guitar uses the Fishman ISYS system for its electronics, and has one of the coolest and most modern features out there today, a built-in USB port to interface with recording software, which is especially useful for quickly saving ideas. It’s hard to...

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Chorder.com Reviews the Breedlove Exotic King Koa

Chorder.com Reviews the Breedlove Exotic King Koa

Oct 16, 2014

Chorder Newsdesk, Thu Oct. 16, 2014, 14:18 EDT Breedlove`s Exotic King Koa hits the stage. A brand new acoustic guitar of the exclusive class is revealed by Oregon-based steel-string master-makers, Breedlove. Breedlove is a brand known for the custom shop level of quality of their instruments, a standard very hard to keep up with. Amazing consistency and unrepeatable style set the Breedlove acoustics and acoustic-electrics apart from the crowd. Aside from the build quality, models of this brand offer memorable and very elegant appearance, along with surprising practicality and ergonomy, a combo very seldom seen. To top it all off, Breedlove guitars offer outstanding playability and unforgettable tone. There is not a player out there who has tried a Breedlove and left it for another guitar. Exotic series is one of the regular series in the catalog and it deals with steel-stringers made of exclusive tonewoods of exotic origin. Almost like a full-fledged custom shop. And the price policy is on the par with the quality. For example, the new...

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Guitar Interactive Magazine Review Breedlove Dreadnought CE

Guitar Interactive Magazine Review Breedlove Dreadnought CE

Oct 09, 2014

Breedlove Discovery Dreadnought CE | Guitar Interactive Magazine Issue 28 | Written by Michael Casswell   The American guitar maker  Breedlove produces top-end acoustics  that  are highly  respected and  priced  accordingly. The man hours, materials and the craftsmanship that  go into a Bend, Oregon produced Breedlove come  at price, however, as they do with any high-end instrument, so to cater for the vast majority of players who either can't afford or just can't justify the cost of a US produced guitar,  Breedlove has taken a leaf out of many other US guitar brands and arranged for some lower cost versions of its guitars to be made in China. So far, this isn't very different from  a lot of other  guitars,  like Epiphones, cheap Fenders  and so on.  But this Breedlove Discovery is actually  a really good sounding and playing  instrument for a silly low price - and it will do the job live or in the studio. In fact,...

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