Fender ’68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb

Fender 68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb Amp

Fender has added a new amp to their Vintage Modified line, the Fender '68 Custom Reverb: SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  (September 9, 2014) – Fender is proud to announce the release of the latest Vintage Modified Series amplifiers, the ’68 Custom Vibrolux® Reverb amp, following the success of the popular ’68 Custom Twin Reverb®, ’68 Custom Deluxe Reverb® and ’68 Custom Princeton … [Read more...]

One-owner 1960 Les Paul Going to Auction

This is something you don't see very often: a one-owner vintage 1960 Les Paul is being auctioned this weekend: The electric guitar — a 1960 model, serial number 0-0234, its color shading from honey to dark red and with Bigsby vibrato — set Harry back $320. Its estimate in Saturday’s sale: $20,000 to $30,000. It could fetch quite a bit more. $20,000 to $30,000 seems awfully … [Read more...]

Wampler Pedals Clarksdale Demo

Wampler Pedals recently released a new pedal called the Clarksdale Delta Overdrive, which is a Tubescreamer type of pedal with a few changes: Brian wanted to create a pedal that would be true to the sound and feel of the original but would have a wider range of tonal options – to satisfy even the biggest tone chasers out there. The addition of a 3 band EQ (Bass, Mids, and … [Read more...]

The Fender Telecaster: The Life and Times of the Electric Guitar That Changed the World

Fender Telecaster

A few months ago, I reviewed a book titled The Gibson Les Paul: The Illustrated History of the Guitar that Changed Rock by Dave Hunter. In 2012, Hunter also wrote a book about the Fender Telecaster, titled The Fender Telecaster: The Life and Times of the Electric Guitar That Changed the World: Fender’s Telecaster is one of the icons of the guitar world. It’s not just … [Read more...]

Daniel Donato: The New Master of the Telecaster: Pathways to Dynamic Solos

daniel-donato

The joke here in Nashville is that there are more guitar players per capita than any other city. It may actually be true, but, regardless, the fact is there are tons of great guitar players here. That's why it's really interesting when a newcomer gets noticed, as Daniel Donato has over the past couple of years. Donato is currently guitarist for the Don Kelley Band, which has … [Read more...]