Watch: Fender release new episode of Re-Creation series
19.06.2021

Watch: Fender release new episode of Re-Creation series

(Source: Fender Re-Creation video)
Words by Sam McNiece

Featuring Julien Baker playing a beautiful version of their track 'Something'.

RE-CREATION is a new content series by Fender which will see some of the world’s leading artists, players, producers and music-makers reimagine classic songs with the new technology of the American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster. From acoustic shapeshifting to electric rhythm tones, this extremely versatile guitar opens a new door to discovering endless sonic possibilities.

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The new technology they’re referring to combines iconic acoustic voicings and big electric tones. There’s a blend knob on the American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster that allows you to dial in a mix of the two to wild effect. There’s also three different pickups, a piezo acoustic style pickup, a Tim Shaw designed humbucker and an internal body sensor for capturing percussive hits tot he guitar.

In this video, Julien Baker takes on the challenge, playing a heart string pulling rendition her song ‘Something’ from the 2015 album Sprained Ankle.

The singer-songwriter shines in this environment, with the new guitar giving off more sheen than in her studio recording of the song.

If you like the guitar, read our review of it here.

Check out the video below to see Julien in action!

Read more about the Fender American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster on their website.