From the Review: George Lowden started building guitars in the early 1970s in Northern Ireland. Since that time he has gone on to produce some of the most revered acoustic guitars in the world, played by the biggest innovators and stylists in the acoustic world such as Thomas Leeb, Jon Gomm, Pierre Bensusan and Alex de Grassi. Lowden guitars are known for their incredible, master grade tone woods and stunning, yet subtly understated, good looks and it’s no understatement to say that George produces some of the best guitars in the world today. The Lowden F50C is no exception to this and we were lucky enough to have a fan fretted version sent to Guitar Interactive for us to review. The F50 is a large bodied acoustic available with a range of tops, back and sides to suit each customer’s needs both tonally and aesthetically. Our F50C model was supplied with a Master Grade Red cedar top and Master Grade East Indian rosewood back and sides. The neck is a five- piece mahogany and rosewood construction with a book matched front and back for the headstock and Gotoh 510 tuners for tuning stability and accuracy. Needless to say, you get a wide range of prestige tonewoods… [READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE]
Also make sure to check out our pal Stephen Inglis demonstrating his Lowden Fan Fret in The Quiet Room Acoustic Sessions!