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* guitars, basses, amps, effects & accessories
* vintage, boutique & quality pre-owned
* full service for instruments & amps
* specializing in top notch restoration & pro-grade optimization
* pedalboards, effect racks & looper/switching systems
* tone coaching


"To me, guitars aren’t investments as in money;
they’re investments in tone."
                                 Kenny Wayne Shepherd

NEWS

  • Soon:
    -
    Dry Bell Vibe-Machine, small & great sounding Univibe-style pedal
  • Latest Arrivals:
    - Fulltone Custom Shop Mini Deja Vibe CS-MDV-1
    - Sonic Research Strobe Tuner Pedals ST-300 & ST-300 Mini
    -1963/64 Fender Stratocaster Old Ref. Oly White
    -1976 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst
    -2000s Bruno Underground 30 Head
    -2010s Gladius AV45 & 2 x 12" Cabinet (JBL D120F)
  • - Tone Nirvana Custom Guitars
      Various instruments in the showroom and more getting finished.
      -
    Hand-made enhanced vintage-style T-style & S-style models
      - Inspired by our long-year deep appreciation for and intense
        experience with the best Vintage Fender instruments
      - Made to order US bodies & necks (some with legal Rosewood
        from Brazil & real Clay Dots), hand-picked & matched 
      -Hand-wound custom-order Amalfitano pickups from Texas
        (excl. dealer D-AT-CH)
      - Hardware & Plastic Parts by Callaham, CRL CentraLab, Crazy
        Parts, CTS, Fender, Glendale etc.
      - Special wirings w/ tested & matched vintage taper
        potentiometers and PIO or Film-Foil Tone Caps (various options)
  • - Schwarz Custom Guitars, D
      Exclusive Tone Nirvana editions of vintage Burst-style & Dot-
      style guitars developed with and built by luthier Gerhard
      Schwarz with the incredible '58 Tone Nirvana Set (tweaked
      PAF-style) by Amber Pickups
      - St. Helens TN Prototype w/flamed top, Madagascar
        Rosewood Board, authentic UV-paled Cherry Burst nitro finish
      - 2 x St. Helens TN w/AAA grade flamed maple tops + CITES
        certified Brazilian RW boards + special vintage-authentic
        specs (late August)
      - 1 x Cardinal TN w/CITES certified Brazilian RW board +
         special vintage-authentic specs (late August)
  • K-Line Guitars: Always a great selection of these fine US made boutique instruments in stock! Find out more here.
  • Grand Guitars 5/2016 in the shop (see Germany's leading high-end guitar magazine online here), including the following articles by Michael:
    - 1965 Gibson SG Special
    - 1964 Ampeg Reverberocket R-12_R-B
    - Püttmanns Tone Nirvana: Mo' Better Tone, Pt. 14
      (Michael's regular column)
  • Bass Quaterly 4/2016 in the shop (see it online here), Grand Guitars' sister magazine
  • Tools4Music 4/2016 in the shop, Grand Guitars' sister magazine for Recording & P.A., see it here
  • Gitarre & Bass September 2016 in the store