Listen up tone junkies...there's a new string in town! We are now stocking the brand new Santa Cruz Parabolic Tension strings.
When it comes to strings, it’s all about tension. While gauge is simply the measurement of the string’s diameter, the tension of a string determines its relative volume to the other strings (EQ). Santa Cruz Strings are engineered to do what others cannot, to put the exact tension on each individual string to create the appropriate download pressure. Santa Cruz Strings require precise core to wrap ratios and precision fit and finish for unprecedented tolerances of one half of one thousandths of an inch. This accurately determines the tension/volume of each string to the exact EQ that your guitar was designed for.
In short, Santa Cruz strings come in different tensions, not gauges. We recommend the Mid-tensions for a dreadnought or jumbo and the Low-tensions for a small body. Come on in and give them a go! $25 each.
Our customer of the day Is Frank Murdoch. He and his band, Stokavski have moved to Melbourne to blow some minds. They are a Trad-Balkan-Punk-Roots extravaganza. He needed a guitar to add to the big 5 piece sound and bought a wonderful gig ready Alvarez. Their first Melbourne gig is at Bar Open on April the 7th. So if you love crazy Balkan music you know where to be. Knock 'em dead Frank!
Say hello to our newest Lowden arrival. This gorgeous Cedar/Rosewood S-25 just landed from Ireland this morning. A dream to play and rich in harmonic overtones, this guitar has all the hallmarks of a classic Lowden small-body acoustic. Another dream guitar! $5,495.
Just in! A killer 1960 vintage @officialgretsch G6125 that has since been modded to 6120 specs. The original orange nitro finish has also been refinished with a way cool gold top. Rare and very cool indeed! $2,295 inc case. #vintagegretsch #archtopguitar #americanmade #vintageguitars