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By Michael Eck Bend, Oregon. It’s a growing city of 90,000, nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Cascade Mountains. Juniper trees line the streets, scenting the air with cedar and gin. A sense of community, communion even, is evident everywhere, with nature and with people. Small, simple, beautiful homes reflect the region’s past as a logging town; modern sculpture dots the roundabouts that direct traffic flow. It’s a place of craft breweries, live music, outdoor sports...

WEBER UPGRADES HERITAGE MANDOLINS

The new Weber Fern, Vintage and Diamond Back A full year of research has lead Weber craftsmen to Hand-Tuning the tops of every Weber Heritage Mandolin. Learning that part of the magic of the Lloyd Loar sound is targeting a specific deflection to maximize the chop and volume of these Adirondack spruce models, the tops are hand voiced before, and then again after assembly, carving and sanding on the tops until the precise deflection is achieved. Additionally, Weber is introducing its new dovetail...

2018 Weber Mandolins Color Update

2018 Weber Mandolins Color Update

The Weber craftsmen have been hard at work designing and testing new color options and have just released the new colors to the market. Starting in 2018, the Gallatin, Bitterroot and Yellowstone Series will be upgraded with new color bursts. Check out these new finishes and bursts! The Yellowstone Series The Yellowstone has earned a complete face lift with a high gloss Burnt Amber burst and ivoroid top and back binding with black/white/black purfling. The new dovetail neck joint and the...

Michael Eck Supports Weber Team with In-Depth Articles

On behlaf of the entire Weber Mandolins team, we are proud to welcome Michael Eck as an article writer. Over the next year, Michael will be writing a collection of articles about various aspects of the Weber brand, instruments, craftsman and other interesting topics.  About Michael Eck Roots scholar and multi-instrumentalist Michael Eck is a respected songwriter; a nationally exhibited painter; and an award-winning arts reporter and cultural critic. He has written about music for...

EIGHT GREAT MANDOLIN ALBUMS YOU NEED TO HEAR BEFORE YOU DIE!

MANDOLINQUENCY: THE ROCK & ROLL MANDOLIN BLOG Post #2 | BY BRAD TOLINSKI | June 8, 2017   I’m somebody who believes that listening is almost as important as practicing and playing, so I’m always happy when friends and fellow musicians turn me on to something new and interesting. Since we’re just getting to know each other, I thought it would be fun to share just a few of the mandolin-centric albums that have made big impressions on me over the years. Many of you...

THE WEIRD SAGA OF HOW THE MANDOLIN CAME TO AMERICA

THE WEIRD SAGA OF HOW THE MANDOLIN CAME TO AMERICA

MANDOLINQUENCY: THE ROCK & ROLL MANDOLIN BLOG Post #1 | BY BRAD TOLINSKI | Photo Wojtek Urbanek | May 2, 2017 Greetings and welcome to my first blog for Weber, makers of some of the finest acoustic instruments in the world. As the former Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine, and author of Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound & Revolution of the Electric Guitar (Doubleday) and Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page (Crown), I might seem like a strange choice...

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