Ryanhood: "Appy Returns"

Ryanhood: "Appy Returns"

They're back, and perhaps even better than ever! Ryanhood, the Tucson, AZ-based duo of Takamine players Ryan Green and Cameron Hood, have just debuted the video for "Appy Returns", a tune from their terrific 2021 album Under...
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Paride Pignotti: "Charles River"

Paride Pignotti: "Charles River"

In Summer 2021, when we held our "Go Play Outside" contest, the winner ended up being Paride Pignotti, a young Italian virtuoso who was studying for his Master's degree in Jazz at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He...
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Premier Guitar Rig Rundown: Striking Matches

Premier Guitar Rig Rundown: Striking Matches

Sarah Zimmerman and Justin Davis of Striking Matches recently sat down with Premier Guitar's John Bohlinger for one of the magazine's beloved "Rig Rundown" interviews. Check out the details of what this talented...
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CRN-TS1 Thermal Top Demo by Matt Haze

CRN-TS1 Thermal Top Demo by Matt Haze

LA-based guitarist Matt Haze tries out the Takamine CRN-TS1, part of our Thermal Top series featuring solid spruce tops that are baked in a vacuum environment, giving the guitar a more desirable played-in sound. The CRN-TS1...
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CT4-DX Preamplifier Demo by Jake Allen

CT4-DX Preamplifier Demo by Jake Allen

The CT4-DX is one of the best sounding and most flexible preamplifiers ever made for acoustic guitar. In this video, acclaimed Takamine player Jake Allen takes you through its features and lets you hear the results. The...
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Takamine Community Interview: Paride Pignotti

Takamine Community Interview: Paride Pignotti

Paride Pignotti, who won Takamine "Go Play Outside" contest in Summer 2021, spoke to us during our "Takamine Showcase 2022 - Winter Edition" event. Learn about this young and incredibly talented guitarist who is getting his...
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LTD2020 Peace Demo by Jake Allen

LTD2020 Peace Demo by Jake Allen

Extraordinary guitarist Jake Allen gives you a full runthrough of this year's special limited-edition Takamine model, the LTD2020 Peace. This concert-sized guitar ushers in the decade with a wonderful message of peace with an...
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Takamine Factory Tour by Premier Guitar

Takamine Factory Tour by Premier Guitar

In September, we sent Takamine's director of product development Tom Watters to Japan along with Premier Guitar associate editor Chris Kies for a firsthand look inside the famous Takamine factory in Nakatsugawa. What resulted...
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TSP158C/TSP158C-12 Demo by Jake Allen

TSP158C/TSP158C-12 Demo by Jake Allen

Guitarist Jake Allen demonstrates the new additions to the Takamine Thinline Series, the TSP158C and TSP158C-12. Available in See Thru Black Gloss and See Thru Red Gloss in both 6-string and 12-string versions, the rich and...
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2019 NAMM Show: Jason Charles Miller Interview

2019 NAMM Show: Jason Charles Miller Interview

2019 NAMM Show: Jason Charles Miller Interview on Saturday January 26....
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