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  • Growl Guitars, it is like the Yin and Yang symbol of the French art of guitar making. Godefroy Maruejouls from MJS Guitars and Sébastien Gavet* shared their expertise to design a range of thirteen different pickups, in all sizes. They were created and tested in their Lab with a guitar called “Le Mulet” (the mule). […]

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  • Just yesterday, my friend Lawrence (from MoorTone Guitars) and I were talking about Danelectro’s construction, and especially about Masonite, a type of hardboard made of steam-cooked and pressure-molded wood that is coming on the top and the bottom of the semi-hollow bodies. We were thinking that despite this cheap material, the guitars sound very good! […]

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  • Specialist of high range gears for guitarists in France (but not only), Guitars Rebellion just announced that this ESP Custom Shop USA Eclipse Tea Sunburst is available in their stock. Behind this beautiful maple top is hidden a chambered mahogany body, with a set-thru neck of the same variety. This kind of joint neck offers […]

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  • The Maja Guitars workshop, located in Pléneuf-Val-André (France), is equipped to repair and adjust every kind of guitars. But the stringed-instrument maker Maxime Jan also makes his own creations there, such as the Calander, a wonderful guitar inspired by sports cars. The used essences are however very different of the ones used by cars: we […]

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  • Translate original post with Google Translate L’histoire de Jeremie Dubal est très touchante. Luthier à Dom-le-Mesnil dans les Ardennes, il fabrique de jolies guitares sous le nom de Kaël Guitares. Il y a quelques mois, il décide de mettre de sa poche pour fabriquer une guitare électrique et ainsi la vendre au profit des enfants […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]