Breedlove Teams up with Trout Unlimited and F3T
Early in 2016, Breedlove partnered with Trout Unlimited and the Fly Fishing Film Tour to create a unique raffle based campaign to support conservation of critical salmon habitat in the Tongass National Forest. Breedlove contributed to the campaign by donation an Oregon Concert Rogue acoustic guitar to the cause. Below is a recent recap article released by Trout Unlimited. By: Jenny Weis Question: What do you get when you combine the Fly Fishing Film Tour, Trout Unlimited Alaska and a...
Jul 10, 2016, Latest News
Premier Guitar Reviews Breedlove’s Oregon Concert Bourbon and Manzanita
In this short instrument review video, the folks at Premier Guitar Magazine review the Oregon Concert Bourbon and Manzanita. Two new product offerings from Breedlove at Summer NAMM 2016.
Jul 06, 2016, Latest News, New & Featured Products
Breedlove supports “Sing me a story:” The softer side of Summerfest
This video was recently released by Fox News and shows off a charity we support at Breedlove, a great non-profit called Sing Me a Story. Breedlove provides instruments for the Sing Me a Story crew to use on location during recording sessions. When you're down on the Summerfest grounds you may occasionally see random RV's or trailers parked in areas where nothing's really happening. But inside one, something special is happening. There's a local man, some recording equipment and...
Jul 05, 2016, Latest News
Distinctive Dealer Spotlight: South Shore Music
If you live in Massachusetts, and you love guitars, then you know Breedlove Distinctive Dealer South Shore Music. Get to know them a little bit more. How long have you been a Distinctive Dealer? We have been a Breedlove dealer for about two years, and a Distinctive Dealer for a year and a half. After we had a chance to see what Breedlove had to offer we knew that we wanted more access to custom pieces and the availability to order Masterclass guitars. The guitars are made so well and we were...
Jun 21, 2016, Latest News
Custom Instrument Feature: A23/RSEe Auditorium Guitar Sinker Redwood & Striped Ebony
Striped Ebony: The coloration is nearly black, with brown streaks. Tonally, Macassar ebony is powerful, clear, and has a slightly dark tonality that lends extra power to bass response. Strong bass and lower mids. Clear, responsive highs and a slightly scooped midrange. Usually takes a slightly longer period of playing time to open up. Striped ebony is the rarest and most prized of the Macassar ebonies and features a white or tan background with high-contrast black striping. Strong, heavy, and...
Jun 18, 2016, Custom Features
What Makes Maple a Great Tonewood?
The craftsmen at Breedlove use two types of maple when crafting instruments with this tonewood: Western bigleaf and Eastern hard rock. Western bigleaf maple (acer macrophyllum) is great for standing out among other instruments. With a powerful fundamental and even harmonics, it is clear and present, but without pronounced peaks and valleys in the harmonic content. It’s a great top wood for strumming and is often used on big-bodied guitars. Eastern hard rock maple (acer saccharum) has...
Jun 15, 2016, Latest News