weird guitars

Our columnist’s prime example of the Avalon AV-2T.

How an improbable instrument shaped the sound of one of music’s most endearing curiosities.

Music has always been my escape. For a while, I was collecting obscure records from obscure bands, and that was just about as much fun as collecting obscure guitars. In my eccentric music collection, you can discover fife and drum music of Mississippi, 1960s Cambodian garage, furious punk, rap, hip-hop, ska, reggae, and raw blues that could peel the paint off the walls.

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