• Var Guitar’s Unofficial List of Klon Dealers

    November 26, 2021 Sebastian

    The legendary Klon Centaur has many imitators, but only the Klon KTR, designed by KIon originator Bill Finnegan, can be said to officially carry on its legacy. On the top of each Klon KTR is inscribed the following: “Kindly remember: the ridiculous hype that offends so many is not of my making”. Perhaps this was…

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  • NAMM 2021 Gear Highlights

    February 14, 2021 Sebastian

    Due to the still-ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 NAMM show was held online. This was somewhat of a letdown; trying out new gear and meeting new people at NAMM 2020 was the treat of a lifetime. Neverthless the world’s gearmakers put on a great show for the 2021 “Believe in Music” event. Here are Var…

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  • 5 Japan-only Fender Guitars Worth Traveling For

    April 25, 2020 Sebastian

    Planning a trip? There are a lot of Fender guitars that you can only buy in Japan. Here’s our pick of the coolest Japan-only Fender guitars.

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  • NAMM 2020 Gear Highlights

    February 11, 2020 Sebastian

    The NAMM Show held each January is the biggest event in the gear world, and this year I was able to attend for the first time. For the few days I was there, I was in guitar gear heaven. I met lots of wonderful people (including the one and only Seymour Duncan), I paid my…

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