Category: Acoustic

Acoustic

Composite Acoustics at NAMM 2009

Ellis Seal of Composite Acoustics (CA) gave us the rundown on his fine instruments. Developed in his garage as a hobby while working with composite materials at Lockheed Aerospace, he started the company in 1997 when his division was laid off. The guitars play great and CA claims that they are unaffected by extreme weather […]

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Acoustic

Blackbird Guitars – Carbon Fiber from San Francisco, CA

This was the year for cardon fiber at NAMM in many shapes and forms and on several new guitars, notably the Blackbirds. Rainsong from Hawaii pioneered the all carbon fiber acoustic and now the mainlanders have created some innovative hi-tech instruments of their own, proving once again the viability of this alternative of wood. Aside […]

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