Beatles Custom Vox Guitar Going Up for Auction
Mar21

Beatles Custom Vox Guitar Going Up for Auction

A custom-built VOX guitar played by not just one, but two Beatles around the time of Magical Mystery Tour will be up for auction this May, Reuters reports. Expected to sell between $200,000 and $300,000 at Julien’s Auctions, John Lennon and George Harrison both played the guitar: The latter used it to practice “I Am the Walrus” in 1967, while the former played it during a video taping for “Hello,...

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Washburn Guitars Presents the Limited Edition Time Traveler Series
Feb08

Washburn Guitars Presents the Limited Edition Time Traveler Series

Washburn Guitars is proud to introduce the Time Traveler series with the model PS2012R, a classically inspired guitar for the ages. Designed in conjunction with Paul Stanley of Kiss, the Time Traveler guitars are hand crafted and aged to look, feel and play as if they’re 40 years old. Built in the Washburn USA Custom Shop, these limited edition Time Traveler models utilize premium woods and components for incredible tone and...

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Washburn Guitars Revisits the Idol
Dec06

Washburn Guitars Revisits the Idol

Washburn Guitars is pleased to bring back a familiar body shape with the WIDLXSPLTD, a Spalted Maple version of the original Idol popularized in the ’90s and ’00s. The new Idol features a gorgeous gloss finished carved Spalted Maple top on a chambered mahogany body with a belly cut on the back for playing comfort. The chambering of the body makes the guitar lighter and more resonant. The gloss mahogany set neck features a...

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Moog LEV-96 modifies modifies harmonics and vibrations
Oct25

Moog LEV-96 modifies modifies harmonics and vibrations

Late last week, Moog outed its LEV-96 sensoriactuator prototype and offered a glimpse at its latest R&D unit. Even though it’s still in the early phases of beta-testing, we were able to stop by the Moog Music factory for a closer look and a brief glimpse of the gear in action ahead of its appearance at Moogfest. While the unit is installed on acoustic guitars for the time being, the company says that similar tech can be used...

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Taylor Guitars Seeks Stories from Players and Fans
Oct17

Taylor Guitars Seeks Stories from Players and Fans

Every guitar has a story and Taylor Guitars wants to hear it. On the heels of the company’s 38th anniversary, Taylor is inviting fans and owners to share their Taylor tales through a new online platform called, appropriately, Taylor Stories. Located on the Taylor Guitars website, the feature enables fans to submit their Taylor anecdotes, upload a photo, and include a link to a video. Among the first round of stories is an...

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Washburn Introduces the New Paul Stanley PS12 Starfire Guitar
Sep25

Washburn Introduces the New Paul Stanley PS12 Starfire Guitar

Designed in conjunction with Kiss’ Paul Stanley and based on his USA Washburn PS2012 model, Washburn Guitars is proud to introduce the affordable Washburn PS12 Starfire. The PS12 is a sleek, classically inspired design that features a carved “raised center” solid mahogany body and mahogany neck for warm tone and lots of sustain. A bound ebony fingerboard is fitted with 22 easy playing jumbo frets and features stunning...

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