Fender Announces Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Thinline & Custom

Well, the Winter 2010 NAMM show has come and gone, and we've got plenty of instrument announcements to take a look at. Fender has added to its Squier brand of instruments with the debut of two more vintage-inspired 'Classic Vibe' guitars –– the Classic Vibe Telecaster Thinline and Classic Vibe Telecaster Custom –– based on their iconic Fen…

Squier Releases Deluxe Series Strats & Jazz Bass Active V

OK, last time I mentioned Squier on this blog I absentmindedly referred to their instruments as “beginner's guitars,” which turned out to be a really bad idea––I got an earful from some very rabid Squier fans! Hehe... my apologies, I promise not to make that mistake again ;) Anyways, today Squier announced what appears to be their three n…

Squier Continues Its Push Into “Vintage” With Telecaster Thinline

Well, it looks like Squier must be seeing some success from its recently debuted Vintage Modified line, because this morning the company expanded the series with a brand new addition––the Vintage Modified Telecaster Thinline. Yep, based on Fender's classic '69 Tele Thinline (you can read my review here,) the Squier VM Telecaster Thinl…

Fender Introduces Squier Vintage Modified Series

Got a budding little guitar player in the house? Check these out... Fender recently unveiled one of the more intriguing additions to their Squier brand of low-cost (read: beginner's) guitars that I've seen in years––the new Vintage Modified Series. Apparently taking a hint from the popularity of their more expensive Fender brand br…

Looking For A Good Beginner's Guitar?

If you're looking for a good beginner's guitar to put under the Christmas tree this year, or perhaps for a birthday present, my first recommendation is to take a long look at Fender's Squier SE Special Strat Pack. For the price ($199.79 at time of writing) you can't really beat this package – it includes Fender's Squier SE Special Strat, Squier …