John Suhr Guitars, Amps and Pedals

John Suhr Technologies is based in Lake Elsinore CA and has been producing guitars, amps, pedals and basses since 1997.  He has built guitars/basses for Mark Knopfler, Lou Reed, Reb Beach, Steve Stevens, Victor Bailey, Marcus Miller, Peter Frampton, among others. John has a long history, working for Pensa Suhr Guitars in NYC, partnering with […]

Gibson VOS 1963 ES-335 TD

I like the look and feel of a broken-in guitar. The Japanese call this broken-in-ness Wabi Sabi. Objects that reduce the emotional distance. Things that feel true, right, natural. A graceful ageing, a patina. An object that is present and has presence, yet doesn’t really call attention to itself. Gibson Guitars has a series called […]

K-Line Guitars

FROM THE HEARTLAND OF AMERICANA K Line Guitars was founded by Chris Kroenlein, in St. Louis, Missouri. Each one of his guitars are meticulously hand-crafted by himself, with a wide variety of options available. All of the guitars are finished with nitro-cellulose lacquer, Lollar or Klein pickups and high quality hardware. He has drawn on […]

A Tale of 2 Combos – The Fender Hot Rod Deville and The Vox AC30 C2

Over the past 20 or so years, the 2 most prevalent guitar amp combos in use have been the Fender Hot Rod DeVille and the Vox AC 30. They have graced studios, stages, TV shows, club gigs, among others. Today I’m going to talk about the merits of both of these, having used them extensively. […]