Inside: Benson Amps Q&A with Chris Benson

Benson Amps may look like vintage-inspired clones, but what comes out is something all their own.

CME Exclusives: Gibson USA Les Paul Double Cuts

Introduced in 1954 as a way for guitars to appear white on black & white television screens without blowing out under highly reflective studio ...

CME Exclusives: Paul Reed Smith

Give the people what they want! We went to PRS and found some of the choice-est 10 Top wood in their massive libraries and spec'd out some super-so...

CME Exclusives: Fender Player Mustang Bass

New in our ongoing line of CME Exclusives, the Fender Offset Series Mustang Bass is now available in a range of pickup configurations and hand-sele...

CME Exclusives: Fender Guitars

From the Offset and Player series all the way up to American Special and American Original models, we have all kinds of exclusive Fenders you can o...

CME Exclusives: Gibson Guitars

For over 20 years Gibson Custom has been carrying on their legacy of American craftsmanship and human ingenuity. They firmly believe that there rem...

CME Exclusive | Gibson Harbor Blue ES-335

One of 17 made during the final production run at Gibson’s Memphis facility, this very special ES-335 is outfitted with our exclusive T-Type pickup...

CME Exclusives: Gretsch Masterbuilt

Long time players in the world of Custom guitars—Stephen Stern's team at Gretsch wants you to know they can truly do it all. These '55 Penguin beau...

CME Exclusives: Fender Player Jazzmasters

Nathaniel is gunning for Shelby’s job, so we wanted to see if the Manchester jazz master could out-Jazzmaster the Jazzmaster master. He does his be...

CME Exclusives: Effects Pedals

If you're looking to explore the outer limits of tonal space on your guitar, synth, or anything that can be funneled through a 1/4" input, Earthqua...

The Ultimate Guide to Strings

Strings, despite their obvious importance, seem to be the thing most guitarists know the least about, but the string you use can shape your tone an...

What's the Deal with Koa?

What is koa? Found on the big island of Hawaii and made from the Hawaiian acacia koa tree, this tropical hardwood blends the midrange of mahogany w...