Staff Picks

We're the luckiest musicians in the world! We have our hands on the GREATEST GEAR that has ever existed. We build it, we buy it, we play it, and of course we sell it. We all have our favorites and good reasons why. We'd love to keep it a secret and have all of the magical tones to ourselves but that would be CRAZY! Staff Picks is where each of our experts shares their FAVORITE GEAR! It's always changing, always updating with the latest and greatest. Enjoy CME Staff Picks!

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Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone
Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck Electric Guitars / Baritone

Reverend Descent W Coral w/Roasted Maple Neck

$1,199.00
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare
C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle Drums and Percussion / Acoustic Drums / Snare

C&C 6.5x14 Player Date 2 Snare Drum Gold Sparkle

$578.99
Music Man Jason Richardson Cutlass 7-String Majora Purple Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Music Man Jason Richardson Cutlass 7-String Majora Purple Electric Guitars / Solid Body
Music Man Jason Richardson Cutlass 7-String Majora Purple Electric Guitars / Solid Body

Music Man Jason Richardson Cutlass 7-String Majora Purple

$3,799.00
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought
Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top Acoustic Guitars / Dreadnought

Atkin Hawaiian Master Adirondack Spruce/Birdseye Maple Gold Top

$6,295.00

Featured Pick of the Month -
Cordoba 30T Tenor Ukulele 

Sara - T-Rex -Accounts Payable Specialist

"The diminutive nature of this uke made it the perfect match for my tiny T-Rex arms."

Jason Staff Picks | Fender Custom Shop
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert
Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing Acoustic Guitars / Concert

Taylor 322ce 12-Fret Grand Concert Tropical Mahogany/Tasmanian Blackwood Shaded Edgeburst ES2 w/V-Class Bracing

$2,299.00
From Taylor: 

Our V-Class bracing lends extra power, sustain and sweetness to this cutaway 12-fret Grand Concert, broadening its musical range. Blackwood back and sides produce a strong voice—even in small-body GC—with a meaty midrange focus and a splash of top-end shimmer, while the mahogany top adds a touch of natural compression to smooth out the response from top to bottom. The combination of a 12-fret neck, slightly shorter 24-7/8-inch scale length, and a shifted bridge position (closer to the center of the lower bout) produces a slinkier handfeel. This makes an excellent choice for players who crave the comfort of a compact frame. With its microphone-friendly voice, it also makes a great choice for recording, and with the ES2 electronics, produces a clear, flavorful amplified sound. The dark and earthy aesthetic incorporates a shaded edgeburst top over the dusky mahogany top, black binding, an all-satin finish, a black pickguard, and small diamond inlays in Italian acrylic.

Scale Length: 24-7/8"
Nut & Saddle: Black Graphite, Micarta saddle
Bracing: V-Class
Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
Pickguard: Black
Number of Frets: 18
Tuners: Taylor Slot Head
Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Body Length: 19 1/2"
Body Width: 15"
Body Depth: 4 3/8"

Binding/Edge Treatment: Black
Top Finish: Satin
Back Config: 2-piece No Wedge
Backstrap Finish: None
Rosette Size: Three Ring
Bridge Inlay: None
Back/Side Finish: Satin
Armrest Binding: None
Backstrap Wood: None
Rosette Mat.: Plastic
Stain/Sunburst: Blackwood Stain Back/Sides, Medium Brown Stain Top/Neck, Shaded Edge Burst Top
Shaded Edge Burst Top Wedge: None
Armrest: No

Neck Width: 1-3/4"
Fretboard Inlay: Gemstone, Italian Acrylic
Fretboard Binding/Edge Treatment: Black
Heel Cap Binding: Black
Type of Neck Joint: Scarf
Neck/Heel: Tropical Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: West African Ebony
Neck Finish: Satin
Heel Length: 3-1/4"
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"It's a chorus/flanger that utilizes Bucket Brigade Delay chips to achieve its vintage sound. Is there anything scarier than the feeling of dread itself? Maybe making a mistake with the delay turned up."

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Guild Starfire V - Witch - Agata, Maintenance

"I have always loved black, ebony guitars. This Guild Starfire fell under my spell as soon as my eyes caught on to it. The bends achieved by the Bigsby are really spine-tingling."

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