The new G&L Espada: Leo Fender’s vision for the future of the Telecaster?

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In his later life, Leo Fender developed many guitars with both Music Man and G&L. In the late 60s, he toyed with a design called the Espada – and it certainly looks a lot like his iconic Telecaster designs from the 1950s. G&L Espada The Espada looks like a further development of the Telecaster. It was […]

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 […]

Fender Rarities Series: A new Chambered Flame Top Telecaster with neck humbucker

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The latest in the monthly Fender Rarities Series is the new Chambered Flame Top Telecaster, with some elements that should make it more versatile and offer more character than a traditional Tele. Chambered For July, Fender has released the Flame Maple Top Chambered Telecaster. This guitar comes with a chambered, two-piece roasted alder body and a […]

Udon Noodles Glow In The Dark Guitar!

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Yes, a you read that correctly. Someone on YouTube has actually built a guitar out of Udon Noodles and it glows in the dark. It appears that Burls Art has made an impression on the guitar making world and now we have a new insane guitar builder out there. Udon Noodles Glow In The Dark […]

Grez Guitars – The Folsom combines Tele and Firebird pickups

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California based Grez Guitars has just announced a new solid body guitar design called The Folsom. This new model combines both Telecaster style and Firebird pickups. Grez Guitars The Folsom  The Folsom comes with some unique design choices, these include a satin nitrocellulose finished basswood body and a 25″scale, length Honduran mahogany neck. The fretboard is made from Macassar ebony and […]

Fender Vintera Series officially launches

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Fender has announced the officially launched their new Mexican made Vintera range, based on vintage specific models from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Including new Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jaguar, Mustang, Jazzmaster, Jazz Bass, Precision Bass and Mustang Bass models. Fender Vintera Series These guitars all leaked online last week, so this announcement is now surprise to anyone that […]

Burls Art crafts translucent 100% epoxy resin guitar

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Burls Art has made some fascinating guitars and many have involved using epoxy resin as part of the guitar body. He has embedded coloured pencils and jaw breakers in his guitars, making instruments that are nothing if not eye catching. Almost as interesting as his guitars are the videos that record his manufacturing process. His latest […]

Ernie Ball Music Man Hunter Hayes Cutlass: The best of Strat, Tele and Gibson guitars?

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Ernie Ball Music Man’s new Hunter Hayes Cutlass signature guitar is a new take on the classic single coil Strat-style instrument, with a few tweaks added to the mix that go all the way to humbucker territory. Could this new model be the only guitar you’ll ever need? It certainly seems to cover a lot […]

Fender Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster: Boutique bling for May

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Fender’s US-made Rarities Collection showcases a new model once a month, usually with special woods or electronics. As ‘poster boy’ for the month of May we have the new Fender Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster. Fender Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster This Telecaster has a two-piece ash body with a nice grain pattern, which can be seen only on […]

Fender Lightweight Ash American Professional: It ain’t heavy!

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Fender has just revealed a series of new models named the Lightweight Ash American Professional range. As though you couldn’t guess, their USP is their weight! Yet, Fender hasn’t actually told us yet exactly how light they are, so we will have to just guess… Lightweight Ash American Professional The new Fender Lightweight Ash American Professional range consists […]