02 Apr Supro
Supro, reborn in 2014, is one of the original US gear manufacturers and now produces a range of electric guitars, bass guitars, amps and effects pedals.
The Supro guitar models incorporate design cues drawn from historic body shapes, vintage pickup designs and the wealth of Art Deco-inspired aesthetic elements found in the original instruments.
The electric guitar range includes:
An original Rock & Roll music brand, Supro manufactured in Chicago from 1935 to 1968 and their amplifiers and guitars can be heard on landmark recordings by iconic artists such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and David Bowie.
Their current ranges are vintage-inspired and have gained rave reviews across the industry for their quality and for capturing the legendary Supro sound.
In 2014 David Koltai and Brian Bethke of Absara Audio, best known for their Pigtronix pedals, partnered with former Fender amp design guru, Bruce Zinky, to recreate Supro tube amplifiers, making these in their facility in Port Jefferson. By 2017, Supro tube amps were selling all over the world and were being used by Aerosmith, Guns N Roses, The Cure, Lenny Kravitz, Paul Simon and many others.
To grow further Supro developed a line of solidbody, set-neck guitars developed in collaboration with California-based luthier Glenn Sweetwood, pickup expert Ken Calvet and famed hardware designer, Trev Wilkinson.
Website: Supro Guitars
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