December 2016

Articles by Rich Osweiler

Modern Builder Vault: Rizzolo Guitars

May 30, 2014
This Tasmania-based guitar builder offers up a variety of handcrafted gems from Down Under.
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Modern Builder Vault: Alquier Guitars

April 25, 2014
This French luthier's breathtaking designs embrace old-world construction techniques while flouting tradition with classic automobile aesthetics and surprising tonal versatility.
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Warwick RockBass Star Bass Review

April 9, 2014
A vintage-flavored semi-hollowbody 4-string with some modern charm.
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Modern Builder Vault: Amfisound Guitars

April 6, 2014
This luthier duo from Finland draws inspiration from their homeland and offers a wide range of instruments with both a “classic” and “extreme” line.
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Rodrigo Amarante's "Cavalo" Album Review

March 26, 2014
Brazilian multi-instrumentalist debut solo record manages to mix in indie flavor and more creating an entertaining listen.
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NAMM '14 - Lâg Guitars Tramontane T77PE, Occitania OC300CE & T500DCE Demos

March 14, 2014
The French guitar company unveiled a trio of new guitars for 2014.
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NAMM '14 - Lehle RMI Basswitch Classic Boost, Sonic Spark & Clean Boost Demos

March 14, 2014
See and hear three new tone-shaping tools aimed at bass players.
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NAMM '14 - Michael Tobias Design Kingston Rubicon Guitar Demo

March 14, 2014
The famed bass builder applies his signature concepts to a new line of guitars.
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NAMM '14 - Ashdown Rootmaster RM-MAG-420 and PiBass-240 Demos

March 13, 2014
The British amp company shows off a pair of new models including the über-compact and light PiBass 240.
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NAMM '14 - Washburn Guitars R360K Resonator Demo

March 13, 2014
Washburn unveils their biscuit-style cone resonator guitar.
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NAMM '14 - Traynor YBA-1MOD1 Demo

March 12, 2014
The Canadian amp company shows off their updated version of a 50-year old classic.
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NAMM '14 - Mad Professor Old School 20RT & Simble Overdrive Demos

March 7, 2014
The Finnish tone tweaker shows off a new reverb- and tremolo-equipped combo along with a new OD box.
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NAMM '14 - Rotosound 1960s Fuzz Reissue, Wobbler Tremolo, King Henry Phaser Demos

March 7, 2014
One of the UK's stompbox pioneers harken back to their roots and reissue several new tasty effects.
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NAMM '14 - Regal RC-1-N Resonator Demo

March 4, 2014
See and hear a test-drive of this Delta-blues machine.
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NAMM '14 - Warwick Fortress LTD 2014, LWA 1000 & LW Series Cab Demos

March 4, 2014
The low-end warriors from Germany introduced a new bass, amps, and cab at this year's show. Hear 'em all in action!
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NAMM '14 - Two Rock Amplification Crystal Demo

March 4, 2014
Celebrating their 15th anniversary, the California amp builder revamps their John Mayer signature with a new look and hi-fi sound.
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NAMM '14 - Warwick Bootsy Collins SpaceBass Demo

March 3, 2014
The low-end juggernauts release an updated version of the funkmaster's stylin'-and-profilin' 4-string.
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NAMM '14 - Tausch Guitars 665 Demo

February 28, 2014
German luthier Rainer Tausch updates his T-style model.
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NAMM '14 - DV Mark Maragold Demo, Little 40 II, & Multiamp

February 28, 2014
The Italian amp maker starts 2014 by revamping and refreshing its entire line of guitar amps birthing three new heads.
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NAMM '14 - Jens Ritter Princess Isabella Demo, Aqua Marine, Blue Dragon & R8 Concept Bass

February 27, 2014
The classy German luthier brings his high-end flair to NAMM and celebrates with 4 new handmade builds.
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