New Eastman ERM El Rey Electric Mandolin Reviewed

New Eastman El Rey Electric Mandolin Review Via The Fretboard Journal

June, 2019 – By Martin Stillion ~The Fretboard Journal.  In the world of electric mandolins, it is a truth universally acknowledged that the more widely available the instrument, the lower the quality. But the Eastman El Rey may be poised to change all that.  Read More
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"Echo in the Canyon" Musical Documentary

June, 2019  – Travel back to Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s to a pivotal music scene moment and the influential emergence of folk rock. From The Byrds, to The Beach Boys, to Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas, these iconic bands were inspired by The Beatles and then went on to in turn inspire The Beatles—as well as future generations of musicians. Guided by Jakob Dylan, Echo in the Canyon captures this moment of unparalleled creativity and collaboration and features musical performances and original interviews with David Crosby, Norah Jones, Cat Power, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and more.


Fender Game of Thrones Sigil Collection Series with Trio of Elaborate Guitars

Fender Custom Shop Game of Thrones Sigil Collection Series - The Twelfth Fret

May, 2019  – The Game of Thrones Sigil Collection by Fender Embodies Series’ Most Iconic Houses with Ornate Features such as Dragon Scale Carvings, Faux Wolf Fur Cases, Custom Inlays and Gold-Plated Pickguards. Handcrafted by Principal Master Builder Ron Thorn, each guitar’s design drew inspiration from the house’s family sigil, costume designs, armor and weaponry.


Open-Back Banjo Sale!

Openback Banjo Winter SALE! - The Twelfth Fret

Taylor Off The Map Sale!

SALE! Taylor 320e Mahogany Top Dreadnought Guitar - The Twelfth Fret
Taylor 314ce Rosewood LTD Steel String, 2015 - The Twelfth Fret


Win An In-Studio Experience With Three Bluegrass Icons!

Sign up for the ArtistWorks Big Bluegrass Giveaway and win a trip out to their studio headquarters in Napa, CA to meet, learn, and play with Mike Marshall (mandolin), Tony Trischka (banjo), and Michael Daves (guitar, vocals).

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VIDEO: Eastman Guitar Factory Tour

VIDEO: Ramírez SPR Classical Guitar w/ Gordon O’Brien


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