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Fender Introduces Guitar-Themed Wine

Fender introduces its own line of guitar-themed wine

 

Fender Guitars has partnered with the Armida Winery to launch its own line of guitar-themed wines.

 

Fender’s selection of vino includes a Strat-themed Cabernet Sauvignon, a Thinline Telecaster Pinot Noir, and a Jazzmaster Chardonnay. There’s also a more high-end Telecaster Zinfandel that goes for $500 a bottle.

 

This isn’t the first time Fender has extended its brand into the lifestyle… Read More

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Fender Launches Folding Acoustic Models Designed for Travelling

Introducing Fender Guitars’ new folding-neck model CD-140S VA and CD-60 VA acoustics

 

Fender has released a pair of acoustic guitars equipped with hinged necks, allowing them to be folded to facilitate ease of transport during travel. The CD-140S VA and the CD-60 VA both come equipped with Fender’s patented Voyage-Air neck hinge, which makes it possible for the instruments to be folded in half and easily stored in a standard backpack-sized… Read More

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THE $2 Billion Guitar??

Check this cool article from The London Sun on Funk legend Nile Rodgers and his white 1959 Fender Stratocaster, courtesy of GSTV friend and brother Dave Lippey:

05/06/2013

by Ellie Ross

IT’S the £1.3billion guitar that continues to earn its owner a fortune.

Funk legend Nile Rodgers is the genius behind disco giants Chic but has also produced and played on some of the biggest-selling albums of all time by artists including Madonna, David Bowie, Duran Duran and Diana Ross.

And on each track he has played his… Read More

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GSTV Exclusive Interview with Author/Photograher Lisa S Johnson: “108 Rock Star Guitars”

Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”

 

 

“108 Rock Star Guitars” is an illustrated coffee table book that was published on October 8, 2013, encapsulating the sexy imagery by Lisa S. Johnson of the world’s most famous guitars.  The book contains a foreword by Les Paul.

 

 

Armed with a macro lens, an incredible eye for detail and a truly ground breaking

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Fender Brings Back the Coronado and the Starcaster

Fender dusts off a pair of “forgotten” classics

 

Long lost Fender models the Coronado and the Starcaster have suddenly resurfaced on the guitar makers website. Both models are known for iconic design and configurations that are somewhat unconventional by Fender’s standards.

 

The Coronado, for its part, was first unveiled in the mid-Sixties and became associated with players like Dave Davies of the Kinks and even Elvis Presley, both of whom were assumedly drawn to the guitar because of its cool looks.

 

 

The Fender Starcaster… Read More

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Fender and Squier Reveal New Mike Dirnt Precision Basses

Green Day bassman gets his own signature models

 

Fender has collaborated with Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt to produce a new pair of basses: the Fender Mike Dirnt Road Worn Precision Bass and the Fender Squier Road Worn Precision Bass.

 

Here is the official press release from Fender:

 

Fender press release

 

Fender, Squier and hard-hitting Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt join forces once again for the release of the Fender Mike Dirnt Road… Read More

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