Dawsons Music Spotlight Sessions: Fort Hope

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The third installment of our Spotlight Sessions series features rising stars Fort Hope. Jon and Andé from the band kindly dropped in to our studio and chatted to us about their recent signing, the music industry and their fans amongst other things. They also gave us a great acoustic performance which you can see at 10:08… Read More

Second New Bombay Bicycle Club Song ‘Luna’ Unveiled

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A Second New Single By Bombay Bicycle Club from forthcoming album, ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’ is revealed Following the release of ‘Carry Me’, and its astonishing interactive video, you’d think Jack, Jamie and the rest of the band be happy to let this dramatic musical change, and technological achievement sink in with its army… Read More

New Bombay Bicycle Club Single Launched With Interactive Video

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New Bombay Bicycle Club Single, ‘Carry Me’, is here with an incredible interactive video A new Bombay Bicycle Club single has been launched, the first since 2012’s ‘Beg’. The band has been busy writing and recording the follow-up to their last album, ‘A Different Kind Of Fix’, and this new single is the first hint… Read More

Glowing Review For The Farida James Morrison

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Acoustic Magazine has just published a very impressive review for the Farida James Morrison guitar The Farida Artist Designed range has produced some incredible instruments since its inception. Frank Turner has been touring his extensively, as has Sam Halliday, Steve Rothery, Freddie Cowan, Murph and the guys from Bombay Bicycle Club. One of the instruments… Read More

Types Of Guitar – A Mini Guide

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There is a myriad of different types of guitar available – here’s a guide to the differences If you’ve taken a stroll around a Dawsons store, or browsed our online store, you might have noticed that are a huge number of different types of guitar available. I’m not talking about different brands or models here-… Read More

A Classical Guitar That Is Affordable But Amazing?

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The Merida Trajan T-5 is a classical guitar the defies all logic of affordability and quality… Finding a truly great-sounding classical guitar on a budget can be a thankless task. Whilst there are many steel-strung acoustic guitars that seem able to provide a level of quality that is way above what could be expected from… Read More

James Morrison Farida Artist Designed Guitar Coming Soon

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James Morrison is set to be the next artist to receive a Farida Artist Designed Guitar! The Farida Artist Designed range has a new forthcoming model: James Morrison is latest artist to get his hands on a stunning signature model. The UK singer songwriter has established himself as that rare artist, with both ‘muso’ credibility… Read More

Merida Guitars – A Stunning New Brand At Dawsons

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You might not have heard of Merida Guitars (yet), but we’re sure you’re going to love them as much as we do… One of the great things about the music trade shows that go on throughout the year is the many amazing, but unknown suppliers that exhibit their wares, and Merida guitars is great example… Read More

Telecaster Resonator? Hmm…

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Fender releases a Telecaster resonator that combines two classic guitars to produce one truly unique instrument The concept of a Telecaster resonator is one that, when you think about it, sort of makes sense. Both instruments are a staple within blues and country music, so combining a standard resonator design with a classic Tele, might… Read More

Acoustic Guitar Songs – Five Performances To Blow Your Mind

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Here are five acoustic guitar songs that will make your mouth fall open, involuntarily… All acoustic guitar songs are not created equal. Whilst clearly, a huge amount depends on personal opinion, from a technical perspective, there are some guitarists who can’t help but dazzle with their performances. Here, we have a list of five truly… Read More