Summer NAMM 2019: Fender Britt Daniel and Lincoln Brewster signature models

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Fender has unveiled the Britt Daniel Signature Telecaster Thinline and Lincoln Brewster Signature Stratocaster. These two new signature models for the two Spoon guitarists are amongst some refreshes for existing signature players in the company lineup. Fender Britt Daniel and Lincoln Brewster signature models First up is the Britt Daniel Signature Tele Thinline, this has a semi-hollow ash body finished […]

Morifone Guitars Quarzo: Based on a ’59 Burst with a spectacular Aileron headstock

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Montreal-based Morifone Guitars has just released a boutique guitar called the Quarzo. This guitar has characteristics of a ’59 Burst but paired with an unusual ‘Aileron’ headstock design and offset body shape. The headstock, Morifone says, helps improve the tonal performance of the guitar. Let’s check it out. Morifone Guitars The new Morifone Guitars Quarzo comes […]

PRS Vela Semi-Hollow adds retro vintage style to S2 range

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PRS has just announced new Vela Semi-Hollow versions of its popular S2 offset model. We last saw a semi-hollow version of this one in the form of the limited edition Reclaimed Wood series back in 2017. Now the semi-hollow version has become a standard PRS model. PRS Vela Semi-Hollow Let’s start off with the pickups. Each of […]

Duesenberg debuts Dropkick Murphys signature guitar and bass

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Fans of the Irish folk/punk/US rock’n’roll band Dropkick Murphys can look forward to a very special package. The new Duesenberg Dropkick Murphys Bass from the Alliance Series 2019 is not only a semi-hollow body bass with the logo of the band between the pickups, but also comes with a little surprise. Duesenberg Dropkick Murphy’s guitar […]

Gibson says goodbye to Memphis

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We wrote some time ago that Gibson was selling its iconic Beale Street factory in Memphis. For many years, the company had built its hollow-bodied guitars here. Gibson later stated it was staying in Memphis and moving to a more modern facility. Now it turns out that the guitar maker is reneging on that commitment […]

Gibson B.B. King “Lucille” ES limited edition – in Alpine White!

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Gibson has just announced a new limited edition version of the BB Ling “Lucille” ES and it now comes in an Alpine White paint job. They asked Jared James Nichols to take it for a spin in their official demo video below. Gibson B.B. King “Lucille” ES limited edition in Alpine White B.B. King was possibly […]

Chapman ML3 Modern Semi-Hollow Obsidian Burst: A USA Exclusive

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The new Chapman Guitars ML3 Modern Semi-Hollow Obsidian Burst is a new model that will be available only via Guitar Center in the USA. Designed using an online poll, this guitar looks fine but may well cost too much for players outside the US. Chapman ML3 Modern Semi-Hollow Obsidian Burst This model comes in a rather fetching […]

Reverend Guitars 2018 Limited Edition Tricky Gomez

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Reverend Guitars has just launched the Tricky Gomez LE 2018 a limited-edition model that comes in four unique finishes. But are these runs, well, just a little too “limited”? Reverend Guitars 2018 Limited Edition Tricky Gomez This retro-styled model is being issued as a limited production run for 2018. So limited, in fact, that there […]

Danelectro adds new ’66T and ’59XT models to its 2018 line-up

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Danelectro has just added two new models to its line-up, the ’66T and ’59XT. Predictably heavy on the vintage- inspired vibe, they look quite familiar and should please players looking for some retro chic.  Danelectro ’66T and ’59XT These variations of existing guitars have been given a bit of a revamp/makeover, with some nicer hardware […]

PRS launches four new ‘Experience PRS 2018’ Limited Edition models

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PRS is launching three new semi-hollow models: the McCarty 594 Semi-Hollow, McCarty Singlecut 594 and the Special Semi-hollow. They look very similar to a guitar it built for John Mayer, as part of its Experience PRS 2018 campaign. The US maker is also offering a Private Stock McCarty ‘Graveyard Limited’ model made from Michigan red maple. […]