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WATCH: CHARVEL DK24 HH 2PT

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 21, 2019

Fender Australia’s specialty brand manager Mike Morgan discusses the CHARVEL DK24 HH 2PT. Intro and outro shred courtesy of Clay Algie. Featuring a sculpted shredder’s cut heel and a scalloped lower back bout for easy upper access to the fingerboard, the alder body in the classic Dinky™ style is cloaked…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES WORLD PREMIERE OF CHUCK BERRY 1955 ES-350T

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 20, 2019

Gibson guitars has announced the worldwide release of the new, limited-edition Chuck Berry 1955 ES-350T. Gibson joined forces with the Chuck Berry family to create a perfect replica of Chuck’s beloved 1955 ES-350T. The historically accurate guitar will be available starting on October 18, in celebration of the legendary performer’s…

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GODIN REVEALS SESSION HT SOLID BODY GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 17, 2019

Godin has released its latest solid body guitar, the Session HT. Versatility and great tone are qualities that any guitarist looks for in a solid-body guitar, not to mention show-stopping looks. Throw in quality components, and then have it built in North America at an incredible price, and you get…

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WATCH: GRETSCH BRIAN SETZER SIGNATURE LINEUP 2019

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 17, 2019

Released at Summer NAMM, Gretsch is thrilled to be a part of Stray Cats’ Brian Setzer’s lasting legacy with new additions to the Professional Collection Hollow Body Brian Setzer lineup. They’re equipped with Bigsby tailpieces and T.V. Jones pickups. Mike Morgan of Gretsch Australia takes us through the new lineup…

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EASTMAN GUITARS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BOURGEOIS GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - October 11, 2019

The fine people at Eastman Guitars are thrilled to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Bourgeois Guitars, world-renowned manufacturer of high-end, boutique acoustic guitars. Bourgeois Guitars owner Dana Bourgeois says that the company has been looking for the right opportunity to come along for some time….

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NEW OCTOBER ERNIE BALL FAMILY RESERVE MODELS ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 9, 2019

The October releases in the Ernie Ball Family Reserve premium collection have been revealed today. The Family Reserve collection is the company’s stunning high-end series of guitars with models being released each month. This month’s offering features the Majesty in Dargie Green 3, the JP15 7-string in Blood Orange Burst,…

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THE ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN MARIPOSA GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 1, 2019

The Mariposa guitar was designed in collaboration with world-renowned Mars Volta and At the Drive-In composer and guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López. The instrument’s innovative design characteristics were engineered specifically for Omar’s playing style. Including the Mariposa’s electronics package, built to accentuate Omar’s love of heavy distortion while retaining all the subtleties of a classic style humbucking…

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FENDER’S LTD EDITION ACOUSTASONIC ZIRICOTE TELE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 30, 2019

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® Ziricote embodies the spirit of purposeful innovation that Fender was built on. From acoustic shape-shifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar uses revolutionary new technology—combined with exotic tonewoods—to deliver new sonic expression from the studio to the stage. With a refined-looking ziricote top, matched to…

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WATCH: FENDER CUSTOM SHOP’S ERIC CLAPTON BLIND FAITH TELECASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 20, 2019

The Tele became a go-to electric for Eric Clapton in the Blind Faith supergroup era, debuting in 1969 in front of 100,000 people in Hyde Park. Watch as Fender Custom Shop’s Mike Lewis demos the Eric Clapton Blind Faith Telecaster – featuring the Stratocaster neck on a 1964 Tele Custom…

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FENDER ANNOUNCES ANDY SUMMERS MONOCHROME STRAT

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 19, 2019

Andy Summers’ guitar playing is vivid and evocative, reflecting the legendary artist’s love of photography – a passion also fueled by his experiences touring the globe with the Police. Like musical feedback, these twin passions inform and amplify each other. As a career-long Fender player and Leica camera user, it…

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