The Absinthe’s hollow-body is the perfect opportunity to allow your unique playing ability to breathe through an entirely new medium. The beautiful traditional curves of the Absinthe are a joy to behold, however it is the sound holes that create the magic on this particular instrument.These completely new and original sound holes are inspired from Native American and Alaskan historical artifacts. They are, in a way, lightning bolts. However, you will certainly not find these lightning bolts anywhere else in the musical world. These unique sound designs from Minarik once again push the envelope of tone both live and in the studio. A signature look that you come to expect from Minarik that will command attention both visually and audibly. From devastating heavy tones to the angelic vocal tones of an expertly mic'ed acoustic, the Absinthe delivers.