Carvin Announces the Launch of Kiesel Guitars

Kiesel Guitars will take control of the guitar and bass manufacturing and sales of all Carvin and Kiesel brand instruments.

San Diego, CA (January 24, 2015) -- Carvin Corp announces the formation of a new and separate company, Kiesel Guitars, which will take control of the guitar and bass manufacturing and sales of all Carvin and Kiesel brand instruments starting Feb 1, 2015. Kiesel Guitars owners Mark Kiesel and Jeff Kiesel formed this new company so they can focus exclusively on the advancement of instruments. Mark Kiesel has lead the guitar and bass division of Carvin since 1970 and will continue to lead the new company as president. Jeff Kiesel brings industry leading designs and advancements in construction and quality to the Kiesel Guitars Custom Shop. The instruments will continue to be produced in the USA at the same facility.

Carvin Corp’s focus will now be exclusively on our passion for pro audio and instrument amplifiers under the brands Carvin Audio and Carvin Amplifiers. We will continue to provide our customers with industry leading products and customer support. Carvin Corp will continue to design and manufacture its products in San Diego, California, USA with its team of top engineers and staff of musicians under the direction of the Kiesel family, Carson, Joel and Kristen.

Beginning April 1, 2015 Carvin audio and amplifier products will move to new websites, www.carvinaudio.com and www.carvinamplfiers.com. Carvin Guitars will remain at www.carvinguitars.com

For more information:
Carvin

Fender Hammertone Pedals Demo | First Look

John Bohlinger tests out a handful of the compact, budget-friendly gray tone boxes designed by effects guru Stan Cotey.

Read More Show less

Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

Read More Show less

A lightweight, portable amp series developed after months of forensic examination of vintage valve amps.

Read More Show less
x