The Lava Music x Chemist Creations collaborative guitar embraces minimalism

Lava Music has unveiled the next evolution of its innovative Lava ME 2 electro acoustic guitar design with a new collaboration with streetwear brand Chemist Creations. 

The result is a guitar that blends aesthetic minimalism with cutting edge features, including a soundboard made from Lava's AirCarbon material – carbon fibre layers in a honeycomb structure. 

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The limited edition Lava Music x Chemical Creations collaboration comes with in two colours; Coral White ( named the SiO2), and Green Chaud (NaCl).

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The AirSonic carbon-fibre body of each model is finished in a Chemist Creations enclosure design. And the electro acoustic guitar's Flyneck is set up using Plek technology.

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The onboard preamp features FreeBoost technology – similar to what we've seen from Yamaha's Transacoustic models, allowing reverb, chorus and delay without needing to plug the guitar in. 

Accessories included with the guitar are a designer style Idea bag, strap and picks.

The Lava Music x Chemical Creations collaboration is available for $899 directly online at and now.

Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar in the UK. When I'm not rejigging pedalboards I'm usually thinking about rejigging pedalboards.