Summer is upon us, which means that graduations, weddings, parties, BBQ’s and plain old Summer fun are just getting underway. What better time is there for a new guitar? New guitars are the ideal gift solutions for every occasion. Have a child graduating from high school or college? Get them a new guitar. Another boring family wedding? Guitar them. Want to spruce up a Birthday or a boring BBQ? Guitar. Whatever it is, you need to bring a guitar. And it just so happens that we have the best guitars, new and used, affordable and luxurious, classic, boutique and badass.
Many of the guitars we told you about back in February, March and April are actually in stock and ready to look at, try out, lust after and, with Klarna hassle-free financing, buy. Read on below for info on the new and used guitars and basses that have recently arrived in our showroom and then stop by our store to try them out, or just buy them online - your choice!
Introducing AMI Guitars
Since 1984, AMI GmbH, has been distributing and producing some of the finest acoustic guitars in their price range from their headquarters in Munich, Germany. Today, AMI-Guitars is a leading brand in the low-to-mid price range in international markets, and is now just entering the American market. These exciting new AMI Guitars have just arrived in our store and sound just as beautiful as they look! Learn more about AMI guitars here.
The AMI-Guitars 000M-15L Auditorium acoustic offers a variety of premium appointments and high quality tonewoods, delivering the sound and playability of a much more expensive guitar. Featuring a highly resonant solid Mahogany top, with Mahogany back and sides, a Mahogany neck, and bone nut and saddle, the AMI-Guitars 000M-15L delivers a warm, rich and mellow tone with vibrant treble and mid tones and excellent lowend clarity. If you’re looking for a great sounding Auditorium acoustic at an affordable price, be sure to give this beauty a closer look!
The AMI-Guitars Left Handed 000MC-15EL 15 Series Acoustic Electric Guitar offers a variety of premium appointments, delivering the sound and playability of a much higher priced instrument. Featuring a highly resonant solid Mahogany top, back and sides, with a Mahogany neck and a deep cutaway to provide access to the fretboard beyond the 14th fret, along with hardware and electronic appointments like a bone nut and saddle, and Fishman preamp, the AMI-Guitars Left Handed 000MC-15EL delivers a warm, rich tone with vibrant treble and mid tones and excellent lowend clarity, whether you play as an acoustic or plug it in.
The lefty AMI-Guitars JM-AG45L AG Series Acoustic Electric is a slope-shouldered dreadnought offering a variety of premium features at a fraction of the cost of similarly appointed guitars. Featuring a resonant solid Sitka Spruce top in a beautiful burst finish, Fishman Sonitone electronics, a bone nut and saddle and Grover Nickel Open-Gear tuners, this slope shouldered dreadnought offers the tone, power and playability of a premium quality acoustic electric at an impressive price point.
The new left handed Reverend Trickshot is based on the classic Charger body style with updated appointments to give it a sound all its own. The new Trickshot comes equipped with Reverend Alnico pickups that have a tone that hearkens back to the glory days of the 1950‘s with a twang that is balanced and never harsh. The neck single coil is reverse-wound giving it a reverse polarity and hum-canceling capabilities when used with the bridge pickup, giving this Reverend incredible tonal versatility and amazing functionality.
The lefty Trickshot features a lightweight Korina body with resonant tone and rich harmonics which give it a highly-prized midrange bump. With a silky smooth roasted maple neck, string-thru construction and a bridge with stainless steel saddles, the Trickshot delivers copious amounts of sustain and bite, and with the proprietary Reverend bass contour control, you can tighten up the low end and essentially revoice the pickups however the music requires.
The Reverend Decision is a modern-classic tone machine. The Reverend Decision P is loaded with a P-Blade pickup at the neck and a Jazz Bomb pickup at the bridge in conjunction with a pickup pan control making this super versatile covering anything from percussive funk to focused thump, and everything in-between with just the twist of a knob. The pickups combined deliver extended highs and lows with incredible punch and sustain.
Featuring a lightweight and comfortable Korina body with a gorgeous roasted maple neck, the new Decision has the harmonic richness, thunderous tone, and silky smooth playability that any bass player will appreciate, with the lockdown bridge that enhances clarity and attack, producing bell-like sustain.
New From D’Angelico
Many of the new D’Angelico guitars that we told you about back inMarch or Aprilare coming in now and they couldn’t be prettier! From fresh new faces like the Brighton, to new takes on classic models like the new Premier SS, the latest arrivals from D’Angelico are sure to please!
The new and upgraded D’Angelico Premier SS Semi Hollow electric features a laminated maple top, back and sides with a full size, lightweight center block for increased tonal resonance and reduced feedback when playing at high volume, making the new Premier SS from D’Angelico a modern powerhouse with the playability and sonic versatility to travel across a variety of musical genres. The Premier SS gives you the classic looks and tone of a D’Angelico Semi Hollow with a modern sound and playability perfect for today’s music scene, at a price that all musicians can appreciate.
The electronics on this semi hollow powerhouse includes two Seymour Duncan designed humbucker pickups with eye-catching chrome covers, voiced for everything from clean jazz to soulful rock. With volume and tone controls for each pickup, and a 3-way pickup selector switch, you can mix pickup voicings with ease, resulting in a sonically versatile semi hollow that travels really well across a wide range of musical genres. Comes in a signature D’Angelico stair step tailpiece, or classic stoptail tailpiece in three colors: Turquoise, Champagne and Fiesta Red.Check them out!
An exciting addition to the D’Angelico solid body lineup, the D’Angelico Premier Brighton in an Ocean Turquoise finish delivers classic looks and ultra modern sound at a price point that musicians everywhere are sure to appreciate. Sporting a classic double cutaway Alder body, with a silky smooth Maple scarf neck that is a pleasure to play, the D’Angelico Premier Brighton delivers the sonic versatility and silky smooth playability of a much more expensive guitar at a surprisingly affordable price.
The key to the Brighton’s versatile tone is its Seymour Duncan designed pickups. These HB-101 and HB-102 humbucker pickups have all of the power you would ever need for rock, with coil splitting capabilities that allow you to dial in spanky single coil tones from the neck pickup and twangy tones from the bridge pickup. D’Angelico’s unique wiring also allows you to activate the coil splitting functions on the tone knobs without any loss of volume, giving you the ability to travel seamlessly between lead and rhythm pickup voicings with ease. Available in Black with a tortoise pickguard as well!
The left handed PRS SE Custom 24, in an impressive Tobacco Sunburst finish, is a real stand out for its world class tone and amazing playability. The PRS 85/15 humbucker pickups deliver a highly versatile tone with high output, plenty of gain and great brightness and clarity, making this guitar perfect for just about any style of music. No matter what style you play, this PRS SE Custom 24 has the tonal versatility, power and price point to make it a good choice for guitarists of any experience level.
What’s New in the Used Inventory - New Takes on Classic Offset Double-cuts
This used 2017 Fender American Professional Jazzmaster, in Mystic Seafoam, is in excellent condition and delivers the versatile tone and sophisticated styling that is loved by musicians across a variety of genres. Featuring a highly resonant Alder body, a silky smooth Maple Neck, and incredibly versatile Michael Frank-designed single-coil Jazzmaster pickups with the proprietary Treble Bleed circuit giving you enhanced tonal control, this Fender American Pro Jazzmaster has the fat tone and silky smooth playability to make it a favorite guitar among professional musicians in all genres.
The Fender Duo Sonic HS in a light and bright Daphne Blue finish puts you in the driver’s seat with a light and slinky feel that is incredibly easy to play for hours on end. Developed in the 1960‘s as an ideal student guitar, the Duo Sonic HS is now a modern classic with the versatile sound and smooth playability of a much more expensive instrument. Featuring a 24“ scale length and a scaled down offset body, the Duo Sonic has a light and slinky feel, with a buttery playability and sonic versatility that will give you increased control of your tone and total command of your sound. Small enough for students and anyone new to the guitar, this used Duo Sonic is also sonically versatile enough for players at any experience level to enjoy.
The unique offset double-cut Alder body is thin and light, and extremely comfortable to play, while the modern C-shaped Maple neck with its 24“ scale length and 9.5“ fretboard radius delivers impeccable comfort and easy playability. The Duo Sonic HS has a 22-fret Pau Ferro fretboard which is extremely easy to access even at the highest registers due to its sculpted body with deep cutaways that put nothing between you and your axe.
This gently used Fender Mustang 90 delivers modern feel and playability with a strikingly vintage sound. With its compact and lightweight Alder body and 24“ scale maple neck, the Mustang 90 is extremely comfortable and easy to play all along the entirety of its 22-fret Pau Ferro fingerboard. Featuring Mustang MP-90 pickups in the bridge and neck positions, this used Mustang 90 easily delivers a variety of vintage tones that range from warm and aggressive to bluesy and soulful, making it perfect for a wide arrange of musical genres.
With a short 24“ scale and a 9.5“ fretboard radius, the Mustang 90 has a slinky feel, with easy bends and smooth playability that puts you in control of your playing, and with a hardtail string-thru-body bridge design, your tuning and intonation will remain incredibly stable no matter how long you play!
This gently used Guild ST-200 T-Bird is a reissue that is very faithful to the original in tone and looks. Featuring an iconic yet quirky asymmetrical ‘offset’ double cut body with versatile LB-1 Guild pickups, this used T-Bird delivers the classic sound you need with electronics that allow you to set your controls to whatever tone you desire. The Mahogany neck is extremely comfortable and easy to play, while the Hagstrom Style Tremolo system gives you the total picture of a revolutionary guitar with idiosyncratic features that make it an underground classic. Very low hours with very few signs of use. Includes the original paperwork with operating manual, truss rod wrench, tremolo arm, and matching Guild gig bag.