The Current Guitar Collection

The Current's Guitar Collection is a look at some of the instruments that have been played in The Current's studios. Many times, there's a good story behind a guitar, often known only to the person who plays it.

The Current's Guitar Collection Quiz


Josh Jove of The Shelters

Scores of artists have shared stories about their guitars when they’ve visited The Current. How well do you remember some of those stories? Try the quiz.

The Current's Guitar Collection: Ron Gallo, Fender Jaguar


Ron Gallo performs in The Current studio

Ron Gallo says he was looking for a Fender Jaguar for a long time, and when he finally found one, he felt right at home. ' For me, it's all about the noise that you can pull out of it,' Gallo says. Read more about Ron Gallo's Fender Jaguar.

Guitar Collection: My Bubba, 1956 Yngve Barslev Jazz Guitar


1956 Yngve Barslev Jazz Guitar

Guthbjorg Tomasdottir of the duo My Bubba recently took some time to tell us about her vintage, Danish-built guitar. 'I was bicycling in Copenhagen and I saw this guitar in the window, and it just spoke to me,' she says. It's the latest addition to The Current's Guitar Collection.

Guitar Collection: The Shelters' Josh Jove, Rickenbacker 360, 12-string


Josh Jove, Rickenbacker 360 12-string

When the Shelters performed their song 'Rebel Heart' in our studio, guitarist Josh Jove performed on a 12-string Rickenbacker. After the session, Jove told us about the guitar -- and that it was given to him by none other than Tom Petty, who co-produced the Shelter's self-titled debut album.