December 2016

Danelectro

ARTICLES

Danelectro ’64 Review

October 28, 2016
Dano channels Semie Moseley’s design sensibilities in an updated take on a ’60s classic.
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NAMM 2016: Editors' Picks – Day 1

January 21, 2016
Take a look at the PG editors' top picks from Day 1 of NAMM.
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Danelectro Baby Sitar Review

December 7, 2015
The ultimate raga-rock tool returns—at a price less affluent seekers can afford.
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Quick Hit: Danelectro '63 Dano

April 5, 2015
An incredibly playable reissue of Dano’s classic offset body style.
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NAMM '15 - Danelectro '63, Baby Sitar, & Convertible Demos

January 28, 2015
The kitschy company relaunches two favored electrics and releases an instrument from the lute family.
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NAMM 2015: Editors' Picks – Day 1

January 22, 2015
A few of the axes, effects, amps, and toys that caught the PG editors' attention on day one of NAMM 2015.
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Quick Hit: Danelectro 59 M-NOS

August 7, 2014
A new 6-string inspired by a cache of 15-year-old pickups.
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Esoterica Electrica: Pawnshop Plywood Chic Comes of Age

April 13, 2014
The “mystery wood” warriors of yesterday and today.
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Deep 6: A Brief History of the Tragically Underused Electric Baritone Guitar

March 4, 2014
Tucked in a register between standard guitar and bass guitar, the baritone has a sound and vibe all its own. Discover what makes this 6-string so appealing to songwriters, studio guitarists, and rockers.
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Vintage Vault: 1958 Danelectro Guitarlin

August 16, 2013
Boasting 31 frets and extreme cutaways, the Danelectro Guitarlin was built to cover the guitar register plus the higher mandolin range.
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Review Demo - Danelectro '67 Heaven

June 12, 2013
Premier Guitar's Shawn Hammond demos the Danelectro '67 Heaven reissue for the July 2013 issue of Premier Guitar.
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Danelectro '67 Heaven Electric Guitar Review

June 8, 2013
The '67 Heaven features souped-up pickups and better hardware than the originals, but it retains the original’s modest price tag and old-school vibe.
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Danelectro Auctioning Roger Waters and Brian Wilson-Signed Guitars for Charity

November 14, 2012
The proceeds from the Model 63 and Hodad guitars will benefit a Kenyan orphanage.
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Gear of the Month: 1959 Danelectro Doubleneck #3923

May 11, 2012
The 1959 Danelectro Doubleneck 3923 has the standard Shorthorn double-cutaway body with Danelectro’s classic Masonite construction with vinyl binding and a copper-burst finish.
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Silvertone Amp-In-The-Case

December 20, 2011
This is the same guitar that Lenny Haise (played by Steve Zahn) plays in the movie That Thing You Do!, before the fictional band hits it big and purchases more expensive instruments.
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Danelectro Mutant Convertible

May 17, 2011
TOP: Could this be the love child of a Danelectro Convertible, a double-lipstick Dano U2, and a Les Paul? BOTTOM: Though it looks like a humbucker, this add-on bridge
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Danelectro '59 Original Electric Guitar Review

May 28, 2010
The ''59 Original''s the hot lipstick-tube alnico pickups and uber-light construction make for a screaming instrument that might inspire new ways of playing.
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NAMM '10 - Danelectro '59 Reissues, 12-String

February 9, 2010
PG's Chris Kies is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM Show where he swings by the Danelectro booth. In this segment, we get introduced to the newest offerings from Danelectro for 2010, including a '59 Modified that is based on the guitar used by Jimmy Page during the "Kashmir" recordings, a '59 Psychedelic based on a guitar Clapton used in the 70s, Standard '59 reissues, a '58 Longhorn bass and a black 12-string.
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Dynamic Danelectro

September 18, 2009
A mid-fifties, yellow Danelectro U-1
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Premier Collector #11: Unique & Custom Basses

May 5, 2009
Ron Johnson has an impressive collection of 12-string basses and more
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