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Category: Artist News

Arsena: Empowering Independent Artists and Impressing Michael Jordan

Our featured artist for April needs only one name: Arsena. A longtime Breedlove player, we’ve enjoyed the good fortune of watching Arsena’s sound and career develop and progress for more than a decade. Over the […]

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Breedlove Guitar Body Shapes Explained

At Breedlove, we’re never content to follow the industry standard. We’re always questioning what’s possible in acoustic sound design and playability. So, instead of just adopting other manufacturers’ body shapes, we made our own. We’re […]

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Ford Thurston: Sailing Off Into The Sunset at a Honky-Tonk

Meet Ford Thurston. You may not know Ford’s name, but there’s a good chance you’ve heard him play. As one of the paragons of Nashville, Ford’s worked, recorded, and toured with iconic artists like Taj […]

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Play Like the Pros with Ford Thurston #2: Intermediate Licks for Rock, Country, & Bluegrass

Watch episode 1 here! About the guitar: The Discovery Concerto Nashville guitar icon and professional musician, Ford Thurston, is back for part two of this intermediate series on the fundamentals of rock, country, and bluegrass. […]

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Pete Mroz: Chasing the Dream . . . Responsibly

Pete Mroz on His Origins: I was born in South Bend, Indiana to an engineer, Marine, Vietnam vet, race car driver. My mother was a waitress. So, I come from classic Indiana, blue collar stock. […]

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Play Like the Pros: Ford Thurston—Foundational Chords and Runs for Rock, Country, and Bluegrass

Veteran Nashville session guitarist, Ford Thurston, has backed up and played with many of the the icons of American music. In this two-part series, Ford explains a standard three chord progression used in rock, country, […]

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Fingerpicking Fundamentals: Tutorial Video with Gretchen Menn

In case you didn’t already know, we love Gretchen Menn. Read our full profile on her to learn all the reasons why. Gretchen’s passion, work ethic, and ability have allowed her to master a huge […]

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Ian Cook: Navigating Acoustic Mosh Pits

This month, we’re celebrating one of our own. January’s featured artist is Ian Cook, lead guitarist and vocalist for the infamous Oregon band Larry and His Flask (LAHF). LAHF has been around for almost two decades, evolving […]

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What Working Musicians Really Think About Christmas Music

Christmas music is…polarizing. For some, the annual auditory ambiance elicits pure joy. That unique form of holiday joy—rooted in nostalgia, tradition, and the repetition of ritual—can be connective and grounding. The Holidays, with all their […]

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Featured Artist Pete Mroz Drops New Single – I Believe It

Breedlove’s December Featured Artist, Pete Mroz, releases his new single “I Believe It” on December 14th, 2021. In addition to being a powerful, soulful track, the song has a unique and meaningful pedigree. It was produced by […]

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