Milo George, Already In Progress

Reverb Madness Strat Week, Day Five: Tolex

Of all the mutant Fender Stratocasters I’ve seen, this one takes the cake: it’s finished in the baffle weave, black tolex and controls of a ’60s Fender amplifier — it even has an amp’s...

Reverb Madness Strat Week, Day Three: Rosewood

I’ve talked a bit about the all-rosewood Telecaster; here’s its not-as-popular sibling, the all-rosewood Stratocaster. This axe would weigh a ton unless they chambered [hollowed out] the body. They might, and that would explain...

Reverb Madness: Charlie, Chuck and Orville

As a postscript to my weeks-long acoustic archtop window shopping, let’s talk about two electric archtop guitars I think are just swell. First up, the Gibson ES-150, the unofficial “Charlie Christian” model, whose defining...