Now listening – Buddy Guy

Loving his polka dot theme.

Happy 80th!


Nice signature Strat!


*photos from Fender and


New Fender Deluxe Series

We finally see the new models on Fender official wesbite following Summer NAMM announcements of the revamped Mexican made Deluxe series.


Deluxe Strat in sunburst

The Deluxe Strat now has a HSS sibling. Both Strats also have the big headstock now.


Deluxe Strat HSS in tungsten

Other features such as button for pickup positions 6 & 7 and Noiseless pickups are still present. It is also worth noting that the new guitars come in more “normal” Fender colours such as sunburst, black and red.


Deluxe Strat HSS in candy apple red

The Roadhouse Strat features Texas Special pickups and an alder body. Special electronics here in form of S-1 Switch.


Deluxe Roadhouse Strat in sonic blue

New for the Deluxe Nashville Teles are the 12inch radius fretboard and a slimmer nut than the outgoing model. Choice of alder or ash bodies depending on colours you choose. The Daphne Blue Tele is looking really good!


Deluxe Nashville Tele in daphne blue

And finally there’s the Deluxe Tele Thinline with its hollow cutout. Comes in sunburst and candy apple red finish.


Deluxe Tele Thinline in sunburst

Online rumour is that prices have gone up for these Mexican models. We shall see how much more they cost over the previous generation Deluxe models when they hit the stores locally.

*photos from and Fender.

New Larrivee Leather Accessories

Larrivee has teamed up with Koch Leather to roll out a range of nice looking Horween leather accessories.


Horween is well-known for its exquisite range of leather which includes shell cordovan, Chromexcel and double shoulder.

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Certainly worth looking into if you’re into leather straps and pouches for your guitars.

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*photos from Larrivee