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Hand built successor to the Orange Retro 50 to be debuted at NAMM 2013
By Alex Baker
Storied British amp manufacturer, Orange has announced the release of the new Orange Custom Shop 50. Like its predecessor, the Orange Retro 50, the Custom Shop is built by hand and has a vintage look and sound.
In between the Custom Shop 50 and the also newly-announced OR100, the Orange booth should be drawing plenty of attention when the NAMM show hits the… Read More
We met with The Fender Custom Shop recently to take a look at “The World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster,” called “The Midnight Opulence” which been put up for sale in Singapore for an amazing US$90,000.
Studded with several different kinds of precious jewels, including diamonds, citrine, blue topaz, peridot and emeralds the ‘Midnight Opulence’ is a one-of-a-kind axe, hand built from scratch and designed by master builder Yuriy Shishkov. Even the guitar wires are hand-hammered of fine silver and rose gold design.
Each decade holds a defining characteristic, and today everyone is captivated with reviving these vintage items and feelings. 65amps aims to bring back the sound of rock n’ roll from the 1960s; a time filled with soul and rebellion in music. These new amps serve as the bridge between old sounds and new products. Check out 65amps featured product, and pick up one for yourself or a fellow musician!
The low-powered but extremely toneful 18 Watt London Pro tube amp is hand made in the… Read More
In Episode Three of Guitar Shop TV we chat with Phil Collen of Def Leppard and Manraze about what 2011 holds in store, get shown some beautiful acoustics by the guys at Taylor Guitars, and head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to check out their stunning guitar exhibit “Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York.” You won’t want to miss this one!