Reba Meyers (Code Orange) Takes an Acoustic Path

Reba Meyers (Code Orange) Takes an Acoustic Path

When doing acoustic versions of even the heaviest rock songs, Code Orange's guitarist agrees that no guitar fits the bill better than a Takamine.

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EF407 Giveaway from Premier Guitar

EF407 Giveaway from Premier Guitar

Everyone loves the EF407 all-koa guitar form our Legacy Series. Some lucky reader of Premier Guitar is going to win one.

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Sona Jobarteh and the Gambia Academy

Sona Jobarteh and the Gambia Academy

Bringing traditions from The Gambia to a worldwide audience, Sona and her Takamine spread a message of hope from West Africa.

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Takamine NAMM Show 2020 Preview

Takamine NAMM Show 2020 Preview

Heading to Anaheim next month? Takamine will be there with plenty of great things to see in booth 208A/B!

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A Big Win for a Kenny Chesney Fan

A Big Win for a Kenny Chesney Fan

Sweepstakes winners are chosen at random, but this one seemed chosen by destiny.

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Takamine 12-String Setup - Requinto-Style

Takamine 12-String Setup - Requinto-Style

This musical style is muy caliente, but make sure you're using the right kind of strings and your Takamine guitar is set up the right way to avoid damage!

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Takamine’s New Thinline Series

Takamine’s New Thinline Series

With a comfortable streamlined shape and an amazing sound, there's something for everyone with the new Thinline Series.

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Congrats to Steven Smith, Thinline Sweepstakes Winner

Congrats to Steven Smith, Thinline Sweepstakes Winner

This guy has a great new guitar heading his way soon!

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Congratulations Daniel Childs, Winner of our EF360SC TT Sweepstakes

Congratulations Daniel Childs, Winner of our EF360SC TT Sweepstakes

A worthy winner gets an amazing guitar.

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Congrats to David Chapa, GN11MCE Sweepstakes Winner

Congrats to David Chapa, GN11MCE Sweepstakes Winner

Someone's getting a sweet all-mahogany guitar. Who's next?

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Dreadnought: The Iconic Acoustic Guitar

Dreadnought: The Iconic Acoustic Guitar

Over the past 55+ years, Takamine has become one of the world leaders in dreadnought acoustic guitars. Learn more about this most classic guitar shape!

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Congratulations to Mike Yarger, Winner of the EF381DX Sweepstakes!

Congratulations to Mike Yarger, Winner of the EF381DX Sweepstakes!

This guy gets one of the finest 12-string guitars you can imagine.

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Understanding Takamine's Split-Saddle Design

Understanding Takamine's Split-Saddle Design

Learn more about one of the hallmarks of Takamine's guitar designs.

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Artist Spotlight: Kyshona

Artist Spotlight: Kyshona

This performing singer-songwriter uses her music as paths toward healing and peace.

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Humidity: Your Takamine’s Friend

Humidity: Your Takamine’s Friend

It's the time of year for dry weather to be detrimental to your acoustic guitar. Learn the steps to save it!

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Congrats to Ryan Skolasinski, our P1DC Sweepstakes Winner

Congrats to Ryan Skolasinski, our P1DC Sweepstakes Winner

This guy is going to be one happy Takamine player.

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12-Fret vs. 14-Fret Guitar Styles: Which Is Right for You?

12-Fret vs. 14-Fret Guitar Styles: Which Is Right for You?

Is there a difference between acoustics with 12 frets clear of the body versus 14? You betcha. Learn and listen, and choose what's right for you.

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The Takamine NEX Body Shape

The Takamine NEX Body Shape

Do you like the best aspects of dreadnought and jumbo-shaped guitars (except the ungainly size)? The NEX style gives it to you, in a compact and supremely playable form.

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The Right Top for Your Tone

The Right Top for Your Tone

Red Cedar? Sitka Spruce? Adirondack Spruce? This short guide helps you understand the effect that different top woods have on your unique tone.

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The Essential Holly Henderson

The Essential Holly Henderson

Working with acclaimed player/producer Pete Thorn, Holly Henderson just needed one more thing to complete her musical journey.

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