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NEW GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC MODELS

Since 1883, Gretsch® guitars have been the guitar of choice for musical revolutionaries due to the rich, full sound, smooth playability, and boldly classic visual style it offers. From modern versions of legendary Gretsch® instruments to artist tribute models, Grestch’s emphasis on hand-craftsmanship and commitment to quality has pioneered new designs and manufacturing techniques, winning endorsements from some of the music industry’s most respected artists and creating what is known among performers as “The Great Gretsch Sound!TM.” Throughout the 20th century, Gretsch® guitars were seen and heard on the biggest stages in rock ‘n’ roll and played by some of the most iconic guitarists in music history, from Chet Akins and Duane Eddy to Bo Diddley and Malcolm Young.

ELECTROMATIC® CLASSIC HOLLOW BODIES
Get classic ‘50s & ‘60s -inspired Gretsch sound and style with the all-new Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body guitars. Crafted with essential Gretsch hollow-body sound, style and playability, these no-nonsense guitars are your next-step Gretsch.

The Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby® features a laminated maple body with vintage-inspired perimeters and refined arches, as well as an all-new trestle block bracing to help reduce unwanted feedback. By increasing rigidity and contact between the top and back of the body, the new trestle block design also results in the sound having a faster attack with more focus, snap and increased sustain. Coupled with all-new FT-5E Filter’Tron™ pickups, this hollow build’s voice explodes with a huge full-bodied punch, classic chime and enhanced presence, clarity and note definition.

Models include:

G5420T Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby® ($1899.00 AUD) Available in Orange Stain, Azure Metallic, Walnut Stain and Airline Silver

G5420LH Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Single-Cut, Left-Handed, Orange Stain ($2099.00 AUD)

Available in March 2022.

The Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Double-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware features a laminated maple body with vintage-inspired perimeters and refined arches, as well as an all-new trestle block bracing to help reduce unwanted feedback. By increasing rigidity and contact between the top and back of the body, the new trestle block design also results in the sound having a faster attack with more focus, snap and increased sustain. Coupled with all-new FT-5E Filter’Tron™ pickups, this hollow build’s voice explodes with a huge full-bodied punch, classic chime and enhanced presence, clarity and note definition.

Models include:

G5422TG Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Double-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($2099.00 AUD) Available in Snowcrest White, Walnut Stain and Orange Stain

G5422GLH Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Double-Cut with Gold Hardware, Left-Handed,  Snowcrest White ($2099.00 AUD)

Available in March 2022.

The Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Double-Cut 12-String with Gold Hardware serves up a full hollow-body build and the true Filter’Tron™ voice for that classically lush 12-string chime and jangle. Like all Electromatic guitars, it delivers the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart as quintessential rock ‘n’ roll guitars from the very beginning.

G5422G-12 Electromatic® Classic Hollow Body Double-Cut 12-String with Gold Hardware ($899.99 USD, £1,039.00 GBP, €1,199.00 EUR, $2099.00 AUD, ¥143,000 JPY) Available in Walnut Stain and Single Barrel Burst.

Available in March 2022. To learn more and view product descriptions, click here. For product images, click here.

ELECTROMATIC® LAP STEEL

The Gretsch® Electromatic® Lap Steel produces the unmistakably rich tones of an electric Hawaiian guitar. Sleek and smooth, it features a solid mahogany slab body, 22.5” scale length, 28-fret plastic fingerboard with circle, triangle, square and diamond position markers, aluminum nut, chrome-covered single-coil bridge pickup with G-arrow control knobs for master volume and master tone, chrome-plated string-through-body bar bridge with chrome-plated cast zinc cover and silver plastic deco control plate.

G5700 Electromatic® Lap Steel ($1149.00 AUD) Available in Broadway Jade, Tahiti Red and Vintage White.

Available in March 2022.

ELECTROMATIC® JET BARITONE

The Electromatic® Jet™ Baritone with V-Stoptail captures essential Jet power and fidelity at subsonic levels. The Jet Baritone rattles foundations with dual Gretsch® mini humbucking pickups that capture thundering lows while retaining a piano-like articulation and definition for intoxicating sonic size and width at every level of gain. Simple tone-shaping is provided by a three-position toggle switch as well as master volume and master tone controls. An elongated 29 ¾”-scale accommodates lower tunings without loss of string tension, while the sturdy bolt-on maple neck is topped with a comfortable 12”-radius laurel fingerboard featuring 22 medium jumbo frets.

G5260 Electromatic® Jet™ Baritone with V-Stoptail ($1349.00 AUD)   Available in Bristol Fog and Imperial Stain.

Available in March 2022.

The Electromatic® Jet™ Baritone with Bigsby® captures essential Jet power and fidelity at subsonic levels. The Jet Baritone rattles foundations with dual Gretsch® mini humbucking pickups that capture thundering lows while retaining a piano-like articulation and definition for intoxicating sonic size and width at every level of gain. Simple tone-shaping is provided by a three-position pickup toggle switch as well as master volume and master tone controls. An elongated 29 ¾”-scale accommodates lower tunings without loss of string tension, while the sturdy bolt-on maple neck is topped with a comfortable 12”-radius laurel fingerboard featuring 22 medium jumbo frets.

G5260T Electromatic® Jet™ Baritone with Bigsby®, Midnight Sapphire ( $1599.00 AUD)

Available in March 2022.

ELECTROMATIC® JET™ BT

Sophisticated and sensible, Electromatic® Jet™ BT models are the perfect real, pure and powerful Gretsch® instruments. They’re your next-step Gretsch—bold, dynamic and articulate, crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability. The all-new Electromatic® Jet™ BT Single-Cut with V-Stoptail delivers Broad’Tron™ power with classic Jet clarity. At the heart of each Electromatic Jet BT is a chambered mahogany body with maple top that produces a rich, present mid-range that accentuates big lows and shimmering highs.

Models include:

G5220 Electromatic® Jet™ BT Single-Cut with V-Stoptail, Laurel Fingerboard ($1199.00 AUD) Available in Bristol Fog and Midnight Sapphire

G5220LH Electromatic® Jet™ BT Single-Cut with V-Stoptail, Left-Handed, Jade Grey Metallic ($1399.00 AUD)

Available in March 2022.

Sporting classic Gretsch appointments, the Electromatic® Junior Jet™ Bass II Short-Scale is easily capable of filling a room with massive subsonic tones. Its key features include a 30.3”-shorter scale length for comfortable playability, basswood body, bolt-on maple neck, 12”-radius black walnut fingerboard with 20 medium jumbo frets and dot inlays. A pair of Gretsch mini dual-coil bass humbucking pickups deliver thundering sound, which can be commanded with a three-position pickup toggle switch, master volume and master tone. This versatile bass is also equipped with a four-saddle adjustable bridge, synthetic bone nut and die-cast tuners.

G2220 Electromatic® Junior Jet™ Bass II Short-Scale ( $699.00 AUD)  Available in Bristol Fog, Imperial Stain and Shell Pink.

Available in March 2022.