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What’s in the glass case this week?

Well, mandolins mostly, as you can see. That’s what’s in the glass case this week. And some fine ones at that! We’re currently stocking mandolins from Eastman, Northfield, Kentucky, Trinity College and a newcomer to the scene: Rover mandolins. The resurgent popularity of bluegrass music has seen many builders cater to traditional tastes in instrument […]

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A bit about the Kentucky KM-270 Mandolin

Before 1922, the most popular mandolins had oval-shaped sound holes. They gave a distinctive sound which played a significant role in shaping up the sound of popular music of the day. The small size,  along with relative affordability made the instrument perfect for a wide variety of musical styles. To date, popular A-style instruments of […]