• Electric guitars
  • The S2 series of PRS Guitars has a brand new model: the PRS S2 Vela. Next to the Mira and the Starla, this one follows the vintage spirit of them thanks to its design, but also thanks to the sound: it includes a (splittable) PRS-Designed Starla humbucker in the bridge, and a PRS-Designed Type-D singlecoil […]

  • Ukulélés
  • Mabuhay Ukulele is a Filipino brand that I just discovered thanks to the release of the Soprano model MS-12. Declined in an electro-acoustic version with the MS-12E, it is like every Mabuhay model: handmade with centenarian mango. The mango tree has fruits during one hundred year, but live about 300 years. When the fruits are […]

  • Electric guitars
  • Lutheries
  • Translate original post with Google Translate Récemment, j’ai eu l’honneur de rencontrer l’un des deux créateurs de la marque Monkey Guitars. Ce touche à tout franco-suisse a fait le chemin jusqu’à Dijon et n’est pas venu les mains vides, mais accompagné de trois jolies guitares créées spécialement pour leur showroom : les Jazzcasters.

  • Basses électriques
  • For 25 years, the Ibanez SR series offers a rich sound range thanks to the advanced controls, bringing happiness to the demanding bassists. But this new Ibanez Premium SR5 Buckeye Burl Limited Edition is also the most fancy bass guitar of the series, with an ash body bound with a thin double binding to a […]

  • Effets
  • Mark Svirkov is a Russian engineer specialized in electronics who creates musicians gear since 1977. In 1979, he started to make his first effects, that he sells from now under the name of SviSound. The brand has series but also custom models orders in Steampunk, Grunge and Metal designs that are in perfect harmony with […]

  • Effets
  • In its new advertising, the Polish brand Crushsound is giving us the Blues by presenting its new products for 2014. The Farmer’s Mill effect is now improved to damage, crush, and burn even more the tones going out of your amp. Moreover, they now offer with that a series of new seven ceramic slides. Handmade, […]

  • Amps
  • Orange Amplification joins the “Breast Cancer Campaign” for a limited edition of its Crush 20LDX… In pink color! The bids begin on Friday, October 25th on eBay and are going to last 7 days, this will give a lot of time for the bidders who want to try to own this unique amp. Cliff Cooper, […]

  • Amps
  • The Californian brand of John Suhr and Steve Smith just announced that its quite new amp, Suhr Corso, is now shipping. This small and wonderful 5 Watts amp is perfect for any recording studio application thanks to its compact size and its Line Out, but it also has its place in a bedroom for practice […]

  • Electric guitars
  • Lutheries
  • Thanks to a post on Premier Guitar, I discovered a really interesting brand: Tao Guitars. But instead of talking about their wonderful Phaeton model for a price of 18000€ (no, there is not a zero too many), I will speak about the new T-Bucket series, a reimagined Telecaster electric guitar in a “neo-vintage” style. It […]