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Chicago Music Exchange is the foremost authority on used and vintage guitars, not just in Chicago, but worldwide. We employ and work with some of the most knowledgeable guitar experts in the business. Customers, collectors and professional musicians alike look to Chicago Music Exchange for guitar trends, guitar market changes and for access to incredibly rare vintage guitars. Whether you need an affordable beginner guitar, a used acoustic guitar or a vintage electric guitar – this well-known Chicago guitar shop is the place to look. Shop here online or stop by our Chicago store to experience the most beautiful guitar showroom in the world.
From the stunning wall of Gibson guitars, to our Fender Custom Shop section, various amp displays, the gorgeous acoustic guitars room, to The Bassment bass guitar shop, the Chicago Music Exchange guitar showroom is an experience in-and-of itself. If you can't visit us in person, this video and photo tour will give you a taste.
August 26, 2015
Working at CME, you get to experience the purists looking for the very transparent overdrives and true to "vintage" tone, and while that's admirable, it's not me. Not even a little bit.
So, by the direction of friends, coworkers, and artists I love, I found Death By Audio. I started with the Fuzz War and fell in love. I began moving through their arsenal of oddities, checking the Echo Dream 2 (which if you haven't - you totally should) and the Reverberation Machine.View full article »
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