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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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Tonewood Profile—European Spruce: The Original Soundboards

Picture an acoustic guitar in your mind. What color is the top of that instrument? Most likely it’s pale, lustrous, creamy with some yellow accent. In other words, it’s spruce—arguably, the iconic top wood. Guitarists […]

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Breedlove Artist Ainsley Costello Releases New Video

At 17, Ainsley Costello is one of the youngest members of the Breedlove family. Though still a teen, Ainsley is well on her way to an impressive musical career. She finished high school at 16 […]

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Tonewood Profile—Cocobolo: Rosewood on Steroids

A Divisive Tonewood Cocobolo remains a tonewood shrouded in mystery and debate despite emerging as a staple in acoustic backs and sides over the past decades. Spend a few minutes (or hours) searching the web, […]

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Breedlove Guitars Headstock Design Explained: The Chapman Brothers

Today the Chapmans find out why Breedlove Guitars have such a unique headstock design. Learn more about the Breedlove headstocks and other destinctive elements here: https://breedlovemusic.com/instruments/acoustic-guitars/distinctive-elements

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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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What the Heck is Sound Optimization, Anyway?

The Quest for a “Good Guitar” Ever heard the old adage, “You have to play ten guitars to find the ‘the good one’?” While ten might be a stretch, play two different guitars of the […]

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Breedlove 2022 Winter Magazine

On behalf of the entire team at Breedlove Guitars, we’re excited to present Breedlove Magazine. In this interactive digital publication we go behind the scenes at the workshop in Bend, Oregon to give you exclusive […]

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Nylon or Steel String Guitars: How to Pick the Right Instrument for You.

If you’re relatively new to acoustic guitars, you may have encountered instruments with different strings, different shapes, and different profiles. This article will help you understand the differences between nylon and steel string guitars. First, […]

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