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We Love Rock Festivals: PRS at “The Music Experience”

by PRS Guitars on September 15, 2016

Filed Under Acoustics / SE Acoustics / Electrics / S2 Series / SE Electrics / Events

<p>PRS Music Experience</p>

You don’t forget a good rock festival. The arena sound, the big lineups, and the energy of thousands of fellow music fans. That’s why PRS teams up with The Music Experience, a traveling interactive “rock star” exhibit on-site at dozens of rock festivals around the country. Learn more about our involvement with The Music Experience and where we’re heading in this blog!

PRS & Music Education: The TEI Tent at Warped Tour

by PRS Guitars on September 14, 2016

Filed Under Acoustics / SE Acoustics / Electrics / S2 Series / SE Electrics / Events / Tips & Education

<p>TEI Warped Tour 2016 PRS</p>

Music education is important, no doubt. As guitar builders, we see ourselves on the continual road of improvement and discovery and in the same way, guitarists and musicians undergo this journey as well. That’s why we partnered with The Entertainment Institute (TEI) during this summer’s Warped Tour. Get the recap here!

The Private Stock “Periscope Guitar” #3 Is Complete!

by PRS Guitars on September 2, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Private Stock Electrics

<p>Periscope Guitar #3</p>

If this is your first time hearing about it, the “Periscope Guitars” are instruments hand-spec’d by Paul Reed Smith in our Private Stock wood vault via live streaming video on Periscope. It’s a fun collaboration with the video viewers as we choose the specs together! Watch the video and see the finished 3rd “Periscope Guitar” here!

Ideal Rock Guitars from the PRS SE Line

by PRS Guitars on August 29, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / SE Electrics

In this blog post, we hand the reins over to Bobby Kittleberger, the founder and editor of Guitar Chalk and a contributing editor at Guitar World. If your guitar playing leans towards the world of rock and you’re wondering which PRS SE guitar would be a good fit, let this article be your guide!

Behind The Scenes: SE Mark Holcomb

by PRS Guitars on August 17, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / SE Electrics

<p>Mark Holcomb’s SE</p>

It’s been one month since we released our latest SE signature model, the SE Mark Holcomb. This now popular model brings a number of unique specs to the PRS lineup, influenced largely by our collaboration with Mark and understanding his musical style and taste. If you’re curious about the SE Mark Holcomb, hear from Mark himself in this Q&A session as we discuss specs, tones, and much more!

513 vs 408 - How Are They Different?

by PRS Guitars on August 10, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics

Our 513 and 408 models both fall into a sort of “specialty” category here at PRS. While both instruments are 22 fret models with our custom body shape, they become strikingly different when you break down their electronics layout. Check out this blog post to gain some insight into how each model works and what makes them beautifully unique.