Summary of Nirvana Hall Of Fame and Secret Aftershow News at Antiquiet

There’s a great blog article over on Antiquiet summarizing the events of Nirvana’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and also a secret aftershow!

Article at Antiquet [click here]

Also another great page of photos from the secret show including shots of John McCauley playing the jag-stang! (photos credited to Keith Marlowe)

Secret Show Photos [click here]

John McCauley
John McCauley

New Fender Custom Shop – 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster

Fender Custom Shop has added the 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster to the Time Machine Series. Some of the features of this model include:

  • Closet Classic Sonic Blue finish with a matching headstock
  • vintage-spec pickups
  • 7.25″-radius hand-selected rosewood fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets
  • white amp knobs
  • “L Series” neck plate
Fender Custom Shop 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster
Fender Custom Shop 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster

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New American Special Mustang and Jazzmaster from Fender

Fender is expanding it’s line of American Special guitars (introduced in 2010) with the addition of Mustang and the Jazzmaster models. Both look to be available in black and 3-color sunburst and be offered at the $899.99 price point. (1249.99 msrp)

The jazzmaster comes in fairly typical setup with 2 jazzmaster special humbuckers. The mustang is being offered with a HH setup using dual “atomic” humbuckers and the lower pickup switch. Images and links to the Fender pages follow below.

American Special Fender Mustang
American Special Fender Mustang
American Special Fender Jazzmaster
American Special Fender Jazzmaster

 

Fender Bringing Back The Starcaster and Coronado

The Starcaster and Coronado are a couple Fender models that have found a lot of demand over the years. Especially since they haven’t been in production since the early 80s (starcaster) and 70s (coronado). Ebay auctions of good condition originals have brought crazy amounts of money in some cases.

Fender is bringing both of them back. Check out the info below available via Fender for more details.

Fender Guitar Page : http://www.fender.com/guitars/other/starcaster-guitar/0243102506.html

Fender Starcaster
Fender Starcaster

 

New 2013 Fender Custom Shop Jaguar and Jazzmasters

There are some new additions to the Fender Custom Shop line of Jaguars and Jazzmasters.

LIMITED LA CABRONITA “GATO GORDO” JAGUAR

Sleek and powerful, the Limited La Cabronita “Gato Gordo” Jaguar takes Fender’s classic cat and revamps it for the modern pro player with a forceful TV Jones® Power’Tron pickup and standard Fender 25.5″ scale length (versus the traditional 24″ Jaguar scale length).

Limited La Cabronita "Gato Gordo" Jaguar
Limited La Cabronita “Gato Gordo” Jaguar

 

LIMITED CUSTOM DELUXE JAZZMASTER

A guitar that must be seen—and heard—to be believed. The Limited Custom Deluxe Jazzmaster® recasts the classic Fender model in a beautiful select okoume body with a flame maple top and Honey Blonde finish, accentuated by a gold anodized aluminum pickguard and gold hardware. Definitely not your typical Jazzmaster.

Limited Custom Deluxe Jazzmaster
Fender Custom Shop Limited Custom Deluxe Jazzmaster

 

LIMITED JAZZMASTER PRO

New for 2013, the Jazzmaster Pro is a sleek addition to our Pro Collection. Designed for players attracted to the classic Jazzmaster body style who seek more modern features, it features a lightweight ash body, single custom-voiced humbucking bridge pickup and two-point synchronized tremolo bridge machined from 1018 cold-rolled steel.

Limited Jazzmaster Pro
Limited Jazzmaster Pro

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