Cort’s long history in the guitar industry is a story of perseverance, of overcoming adversities in changing times and environments, and of dedication to continual improvement through research and development.
The brand name Crafter and the company’s own South Korean manufacturing site, which is one of the most modern factories in Asia, are symbols for the successful match of high-tech production and the traditional craft of guitar-making. Crafter’s history starts in 1972 when HyunKwon Park founded his business in the basement of his home in Seoul.
Epiphone is one of America’s oldest and most revered instrument makers. Since 1873, Epiphone has made instruments for every style of popular music and in 2013 celebrated its 140th anniversary.
Since 1975, ESP has created numerous iconic instruments for legendary players spanning every genre of music. Every guitar that bears the ESP name undergoes a careful and rigorous process of quality control and craftsmanship that culminates in some of the finest instruments on the planet..
With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues and many others. Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name, but also a cultural icon.
Ibanez Guitars bring the solid-body electric guitar into the 21st century. Advanced technology and quality Japanese luthiery produce some of the best rock and metal guitars on the market. .
Luna Guitars is a line of comfortable instruments, made for musicians of all ages that are beautifully crafted to engage minds, spirits and talent.
Lâg Guitars is a French music company founded in the Occitania region of France, by master luthier Michel Lâg-Chavarria. Lâg has produced guitars since 1980, starting with Beast superstrat models to arkane. They are designed in a small custom shop in the south of France.
Originally founded in 1974, Music Man built its name leading an industry revolution, introducing active electronics on its production instruments. As part of the team during the 70’s, Sterling Ball played an important role on the design and development of the iconic StingRay basses.
Tanglewood Guitar Company was established in England in the latter part of the 20th century. Charged with an ambition to create a portfolio of instruments offering exceptional value and playability, Tanglewood utilised innovative design and both traditional and contemporary manufacturing procedures in order to achieve this goal. Austin Guitars is proud to be an authorised dealer of Tanglewood Guitars.
Tokai Gakki Company, Ltd., often referred to as Tokai Guitars, is a Japanese guitar manufacturer situated in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka prefecture. Tokai is one of Japan’s leading makers of acoustic guitars, electric guitars, electric basses, autoharps, melodicas and guitar amplifiers.