Read the June 2016 issue online now!

T-Style

Drew & Sebastian Guitars

July 19, 2011
Graham Drew, master luthier at Drew & Sebastian Guitars in Virginia, says his company offers various options for every detail on their instruments, all the way down to how the pickups are wound.
Read More

Fender 60th Anniversary Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

June 29, 2011
Fender’s tribute to one of their most renowned instruments is a fantastic blend of old school, don’t-fix-what-isn’t-broken mentality and current, more reliable technology.
Read More

Video Review - Fender 60th Anniversary Telecaster

June 27, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest video review of the Fender 60th Anniversary Telecaster. This review was a July 2011 Web Exclusive article and can be read in its entirety here - http://www.premierguitar.com/Video/20110627/1486/Video_Review_Fender_60th_Anniversary_Telecaster.aspx.
Read More

Steve Cropper: The Royale Treatment

June 14, 2011
Steve Cropper, the reigning king of tasty Memphis R&B guitar for more than five decades, chronicles his ascent to musical immortality and his new tribute to childhood guitar hero Lowman Pauling of the “5” Royales.
Read More

1968 Fender Paisley Telecaster and Telecaster Bass

June 14, 2011
In the late 1960s, Fender decided to go straight to the heart of the popular psychedelic aesthetic, and, in 1968, the Paisley Red and Blue Flower Telecasters were born.
Read More

Laplante Guitars

May 17, 2011
Around 1994, chemistry professor and longtime guitarist Jean-Pierre Laplante, frustrated by the dearth of decent left-handed instruments available on the market and tired of playing converted right-handed models, decided to
Read More

1966 Fender Telecaster and 1969 Fender Vibrolux Reverb Amp

April 19, 2011
By 1966, the Telecaster had changed considerably from its early ’50s incarnation, while still retaining the same basic layout and function.
Read More

Video Review - Fender Pawn Shop Series '51, '72 & Mustang Special

April 1, 2011
PG's Charles Saufley walks us through his latest review, a world exclusive first look at the brand new Fender Pawn Shop Series including the '51, '72, and Mustang Special.
Read More

Fender Road Worn Player Series Telecaster Electric Guitar Review

March 23, 2011
The Player Series Tele marries vintage look and affordability with modern features
Read More

RS Guitarworks TeeVee Custom Electric Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
A V-shape body paired with the handsome, classic appointments of an early-’60s Telecaster Custom
Read More

Modern Builder Vault: Hanson Guitars

March 15, 2011
It all started with pickups for John and Bo Pirruccello of Hanson Guitars—bass pickups to be specific. In 2005, John—who’s also CEO and co-owner of Lakland Basses— wanted to
Read More

Modern Builder Vault: Bell Custom Guitars

February 15, 2011
Bell Custom Guitars builds classically-shaped instruments using a combination of acrylic and wood.
Read More

Hand Guitars

January 17, 2011
Hand guitars use polymer clay and other alternative materials to create psychedelic designs
Read More

The Fender Cumberland River Floodwater Lucite Esquire

December 21, 2010
A lucite Esquire filled with floodwater from the Cumberland river built by Fender''s R&D team for a charity auction
Read More

DVD Review: "Leo Fender's Telecaster - The Original Twang"

November 16, 2010
A documentary on the Telecaster and its impact on modern music
Read More

Tech Tales: Soothing Single-Coils

October 28, 2010
Swap a cap or a cable to tame the treble on your Tele
Read More

Cobra Guitars

October 20, 2010
Relic''d classics from New York
Read More

Normandy Alumicaster Electric Guitar Review

September 7, 2010
Normandy''s Alumicaster breaks T-style traditions in more ways than just the material
Read More

Hanson Firenze T-90 Electric Guitar Review

August 17, 2010
The T-90 blends Tele-style twang with P-90 growl in a striking-looking package
Read More

Rig Rundown - Brad Paisley's Amps & Effects

August 6, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Moline, IL, where she catches up with Chad Weaver--PG Columnist and Brad Paisley's guitar tech--and he walks us through the current selection of amps and effects Paisley is using during his 2010 H2O World Tour.

Read More