"This band Mellowdrone that we were super down with, they all played Fender— Fender amps, Fender guitars. Zach actually has his [Jonathan Bates] Fender guitar and his Fender amp, and pretty much his pedal board. And I feel like we just looked up to that guy super hard and he knew what was up, so we just went with Fender. And then obviously it was sick so we just kept using them." - Guitarist Jeremy Freedman
Artist News October 30, 2015

Go Behind the Scenes of the Neighbourhood’s Tour Rehearsals

  Evocative. Dark. Moody. Infectious. Brooding. Atmospheric. Monochromatic. Thematic. Indie. Hip-Hop. Pop. Those are all words often used to describe…

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Artist News, Featured Albums November 6, 2015

Featured Album: Bob Dylan’s The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12

The 14-month span when Bob Dylan recorded albums Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde on Blonde…

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Artist News, Fender Picks, Top 10 November 16, 2015

10 Great Fender Moments in Hip Hop

Hip hop is often pigeonholed into a misunderstood world of artificially produced samples and beats, where the art of real…

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Artist News September 3, 2015

Fall Out Boy’s Joe Trohman: ‘Getting Lost in My Playing’

When it came to deciding to return to Fall Out Boy following the band’s hiatus from 2010-12, one thing weighed…

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Artist News November 24, 2015

Albert Hammond Jr. Performs ‘Razor’s Edge’ on Kimmel

Albert Hammond Jr. is known for playing the same white Stratocaster that he originally picked up in 1999, just as the…

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Artist News November 23, 2015

Fender Celebrating Social Media #HendrixWeek in Honor of Jimi’s Birthday

To celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s upcoming birthday on November 27, Fender is kicking off #HendrixWeek, a week of social-media tributes to…

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Artist News November 22, 2015

Watch Deerhunter Perform Two Songs for KCRW

Atlanta-based indie rockers Deerhunter recently performed a few songs off latest album Fading Frontier for KCRW while stopping through Los Angeles. The…

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Artist News November 20, 2015

Walk the Moon Gets Crowd Jumping on Kimmel

Cincinnati-based indie rockers Walk the Moon recently had a party on Jimmy Kimmel Live, playing two tracks from hit 2014 album Talking is…

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Artist News November 19, 2015

Keith Richards Releases New Video for ‘Love Overdue’

The great Keith Richards recently debuted a video for new Crosseyed Heart single “Love Overdue,” an animated clip with a moody, noir…

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Artist News November 19, 2015

Watch Kurt Vile Perform ‘Lost My Head There’ for La Blogothèque

La Blogothèque has a knack for getting artists to perform in interesting environments, often stripping songs down to their bare…

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Top 10 July 2, 2013

Ten Great Country Telecaster Players

Post contributions by Ben Blanc-Dumont, Mike Duffy & Jeff Owens Throughout modern music history, the Fender Telecaster has played a…

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Fender Live August 17, 2015

Striking Matches Live

Two Blazing Guitarists Building Strong Bond There is an undeniable chemistry that exists between Striking Matches’ Justin Davis and Sarah…

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