18 Sep 2020 · Fifty years ago today, the world lost Jimi Hendrix. Looking to replicate some of those legendary tones? Here's some tips and a list of gear that will get you started.
Fender - News and Rumours
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13 Sep 2020 · As lockdown hit, the future of the guitar industry looked bleak. But now it appears that manufacturers are struggling to meet demand. Has Covid turned around the fate of the electric guitar?
11 Sep 2020 · This limited edition run of the Fender Black Paisley Stratocaster is exclusive to the Japanese market, but the specifications are so good you may well want to hunt one down.
08 Sep 2020 · Fender jas just launched the Billie Eilish SIgnature Ukulele! But speculation is already rife that we could be seeing a signature Telecaster soon, too...
07 Sep 2020 · In 1960 Leo Fender released the successor to the Precision - the Jazz Bass was born! In 2020, Fender has released the 60th Anniversary Road Worn Jazz Bass - it looks like a compelling instrument.
29 Aug 2020 · Do you think established brands still hold the monopoly on the industry that they used to? Or have modern production methods and techology made brand-consciousness redundant?
29 Aug 2020 · Noice! Fender adds two new Limited Edition American Professional Stratocasters with a solid rosewood neck, in Fiesta Red or Desert Sand and loaded with some great Pure Vintage ’65 pickups!
25 Aug 2020 · Tim Armstrong and Fender are celebrating a decade of collaborations with the new Anniversary Hellcat acoustic model, a great looking songwriting guitar with plenty of attitude!
23 Aug 2020 · A new Fender Troy Van Leeuwen Jazzmaster has been leaked online in a Copper Age finish and a stunning looking maple bound fretboard with black block inlays.
15 Aug 2020 · While classic rock may conjure images of Les Pauls and rows of Marshall stacks, in truth, many of the legendary tones on our favourite songs were recorded using much smaller amps.
14 Aug 2020 · The new Fender Kenny Wayne Shepherd Stratocaster has a chambered ash body and a lovely Transparent Faded Sonic Blue finish, along with some subtle but worthwhile tweaks to the classic Strat formula.
13 Aug 2020 · Rumours have been circulating online that Fender is about to discontinue its popular American Professional series of guitars - we decided to have a closer look...
12 Aug 2020 · Fender has added nine new acoustic models to its California Traditional series. These new guitars feature slim necks, and that distinctive 6-in-line headstock.
11 Aug 2020 · The new Fender Brent Mason signature Telecaster is based on his heavily modified vintage '67 Telecaster, a guitar with many hardware mods and a unique pickup combination. The ideal session workhorse?
10 Aug 2020 · As the Esquire turns 70, Fender has announced a limited run of 70th Anniversary Esquire models based on original specs, and loaded with a single Tim Shaw designed pickup.
10 Aug 2020 · Fender has updated its Tone Master amp series with classic '60s Blonde Tolex, and new Celestion speakers. But will these new digital recreations replace the old classics they are based on?