For his upcoming world tour with Sam Smith, new Yamaha artist Devin Trout knew he was going to need a guitar that stood out both tonally and visually for the thousand of fans at each venue. We started with a Pacifica 510V as the base and went crazy from there. After stripping all the finish… Continue reading Custom Pacifica for Devin Trout (Sam Smith)
Scotti Hill of Skid Row | Custom Pacifica
When given the opportunity to build a custom Pacifica for Scotti Hill of Skid Row, we wanted to design a guitar that was just like the artist and his playing style: unpretentious, unapologetic and full of soul. Other than the Pacifica body and headstock shape we left no other spec untouched. Here is a list… Continue reading Scotti Hill of Skid Row | Custom Pacifica
Custom Pacifica for Joshua Ray Gooch #1
Joshua Ray Gooch recently called us in a panic. The lead guitarist in Shania Twain’s band was told he needed a red colored “Strat” for the opening song of their current Rock This Country tour and he only had a few days to get it. When situations like this arise for artists, the first thing… Continue reading Custom Pacifica for Joshua Ray Gooch #1
Mike Stern in India
Mike Stern had great performances at the Palm Expo in India with 17 years bass prodigy Mohini Dey and Gino Banks who is a top drummer in India. He attracted a huge fanatic audience!
Phil X custom guitars in-detail
Here are some shots of the finished Phil X’s custom Pacificas. The baked maple neck smells smoky!
Phil X custom guitars in-process
Yamaha Artist Services Burbank is a research and development center of Yamaha Guitar. We build custom guitars collaborating with artists. Here are some our latest works in-process for Phil X.