Quantcast
Classic Instruments

Classic Instruments

Ralph Novak

I first met Ralph Novak in 1980, when he was working at Subway Guitars in Berkeley, California. I'd assembled a kit Strat and...

Ralph Novak

I first met Ralph Novak in 1980, when he was working at Subway Guitars in Berkeley, California. I'd assembled a kit Strat and...

Acoustic Black Widow

In the late '60s, when Domino guitars were fading away, tube amplifiers were out of vogue. Old technology, man! Cool bands played...

Acoustic Black Widow

In the late '60s, when Domino guitars were fading away, tube amplifiers were out of vogue. Old technology, man! Cool bands played...

Philip Kubicki

One day in early June, 1963, I was sitting in the outer office of a deserted (maybe deserted isn't the right word; it was...

Seth Lover

The history of the musical instrument business is full of stories, from the drab to the miraculous. Some bean-counters will busily push their...

Martin D-1

Over the years, I've tried to include instruments in this column that were functional and affordable. Occasionally, we've lucked out and found spectacular...

Guitar Picks

You may have one in your pocket. They only cost about 25 cents. But if you have always used one to play...

Guitar Picks

"You're collecting guitar picks!? Is this a joke?" I can't recall how often I've been accosted with this query. At this...

PRS Basses

The Paul Reed Smith bass was introduced at the January '96 NAMM show. Set-neck and bolt-on (CE model) models were offered, with mahogany bodies and...

VG Giveaways

Giveaway #169

Enter to win a Schertler Giulia acoustic amp valued at more than $600! Equipped with a 1" dome tweeter and 5" woofer, GIULIA offers...
Advertisement
Close [x]