A trippy finish: Strandberg debuts Boden Metal Sarah Longfield edition

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Strandberg is launching a visually striking new model, the Boden Metal Sarah Longfield. This new signature model is available in six, seven and eight-string varieties. Strandberg Boden Metal Sarah Longfield The first thing that jumps out at you is the colour scheme: this model is finished in an eye-catching Black Doppler artwork that Sarah created herself. She […]

Solar Guitars finally reveals that 8-String! Enter the new A1.8C

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The new Solar Guitars A1.8C was teased back during Winter NAMM – and now it is finally here. This 27″ scale length behemoth looks killer in its jet black finish. This thing could probably crush skulls at twenty paces. Solar Guitars A1.8C Ola Englund’s relentless release schedule for his Solar Guitars brand is sometimes be […]

Watch John Mayer play the insane new Tosin Abasi Larada 8-string guitar

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Abasi Concepts is the company run by guitarist Tosin Abasi that’s had, shall we say, a bit of a difficult start. I reported about the new Larada models during Winter NAMM, but now the firm has released some official specifications and pricing. After the Frank Falbo incident nearly brought the company to its knees, Abasi Concepts seems to have recovered […]

NAMM 2019: Abasi Concepts Larada evolves

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Tosin Abasi’s Abasi Concepts guitar brand has had some pretty serious ups and downs recently with problems with luthiers and an online spat between Tosin and his old guitar builder. Luckily they appear to have recovered and were showing off new guitars at Winter NAMM. Abasi Concepts Larada Abasi Concepts has had the Larada guitar […]

NAMM 2019: That Solar Guitars Single Cut and 8-String spotted

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That Ola Englund has been subtly putting the new Solar Guitars Single Cut in places you could spot it. Currently, it does not appear to have an official name yet, but it exists, along with a possible 8-string too! Solar Guitars Single Cut It doesn’t appear to exist ‘officially’ yet, but we’ve seen it in […]

NAMM 2019: Over 30 new guitars from Cort including its first 8-string, the KX508MS

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Cort is one of those brands that offer good quality guitars at prices that are more than reasonable. In fact, companies like Mansons Guitars have worked with them on some of their Matt Bellamy inspired models in the last few years. Cort 2019 New Models There is a lot to cover amongst the 30 plus instruments […]