In January 2018, we decided to kick off the year with a bang by announcing an entirely new lineup of PRS SE Acoustics. It’s safe to say that a lot of time was dedicated to researching, play-testing, and shaping the sound of these new instruments. Discover the sounds of the new SE Acoustic lineup here.
For artists and fans alike, the Vans Warped Tour is a bit magical; there is really nothing like it as bands travel together to play in 38 cities in 46 days. As you can imagine, the schedule and sheer effort it takes to pull-off a traveling tour of this magnitude is grueling. We caught up with a few PRS artists on this year’s tour to get the scoop on what it’s really like.
Few understand life on the road better than guitar tech veteran Rene Martinez. Before landing his gig as the tech for blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rene spent years developing his skills as an instrument repairman. In this blog, Rene’s has a conversation with Paul Reed Smith about his past gigs and his current gig with John Mayer.