Now with the Standard Series new standardized neck, the D-41 remains exceptional
The addition of forward-shifted braces beefs up that scalloped bracing tone
This new D-41 (2018) and all the new Martins will have their written review published soon. I am putting out the video portions first this time around.
The long-awaited makeover of the Standard Series 000-28 arrives
The addition of scalloped bracing and Martin’s High Performance neck bring this short-scale 000 into the 21st century, while returning the appearance to a pre-World War II aesthetic
The in-depth written review of the 000-28 (2018) will appear once I produce the videos of the various 2018 Martins I recorded at the Martin factory on NAMM Day 2018.
The one many people have been curious to hear, the D-35 (2018) makeover is a winner
With the change to forward-shifted bracing the new it has a meatier undertone and slightly fatter trebles, but it is still a uniquely articulate dreadnought
The written reviews of all the new Martins will appear starting later this week. I am doing all the videos first for a change.
Flagship of Martin’s Standard Series, the D-45 (2018) sets a new standard
Vintage aesthetics combine with the High Performance neck
The written review of this new Martin D-45 (2018) will appear after I produce the other Winter NAMM Martin videos. Stay tuned!
The NEW Martin HD-28 (2018) has pre-war looks and forward shifted bracing!
Combined with the High Performance neck
Since the mid-1990s people have said Martin’s Standard Series guitars should have the looks and sound of the Vintage Series guitars, especially those who kept saying, “I’d buy one if it didn’t have the V neck.” Well that is pretty much what has finally happened. So here ya go, Ladies and Gentlemen get your wallets ready!
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The written review will follow in time, I am putting out the videos first this year, at least for Winter NAMM.
The first dreadnought size in the popular series, the D-45 John Mayer is a beauty
Also the first with the artist as the chief instrument designer
I am putting out the videos of many of the new Martins from Winter NAMM 2018 as soon as possible. The written review of this model will follow as soon as time allows.