Vintage guitars are relics of past eras of music. They are sought after by some of the most advanced guitarists in the world today. Vintage guitars, especially acoustic guitars, have been known to produce better sounds than contemporary guitars.
Though still under debate, vintage guitars often offer better sonics than their modern alternatives, too. Unlike the modern-day guitars, vintage guitars are made of drier woods which improves the sound quality as the guitar ages. Unfortunately, most guitars don’t live long enough to become vintage. So if you are keen about vintage guitars or you want to strike a few cords off a good old guitar, you may have a hard time finding one.
The good news, however, is that you can still enjoy the mesmeric sound and feel of vintage instruments with a contemporary guitar. For some time now, the goal to create new guitars quintessential of the finest golden era guitars, in terms of sound and feel, has proved elusive to most manufacturers — with some exceptions.
According to Vince Gill, in an interview with Gruhn Guitars, says that the goal to create new guitars that will sound and feel like the 1930s Broadway guitars may not be so farfetched after all. As we speak, Martin Sinker Mahogany are attempting to make a breakthrough that will revolutionize music for generations to come.
Music is a beautiful subject with diverse intriguing parts. Though an aging guitar will sound and feel better than a newly crafted one, Martin Sinker Mahogany guitar may be the answer to a long-debated topic. In Vince Gill’s words, these new guitars are the closest you can get to a vintage look, feel, and sound on a modern-day guitar.
Presently, 150 new Martin Sinker mahogany guitars are being worked on to be quintessential of the 1900’s guitars. Thus, serious guitarists and musicians can expect these milestone instruments by the end of 2020. Even better, is that the Martin Sinker Mahogany guitars will be reasonably priced, though no definitive prices have been announced at the time of this article’s publication.
If you are a serious guitarist yarning for a new guitar that looks, sounds, and feels like a 1900’s vintage guitar, it seems you may be in luck.