Fender CEO Andy Mooney hints at more affordable Acoustasonic models to come

Fender American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster
An American-made Acoustasonic Jazzmaster (Image credit: Fender)

Fender CEO Andy Mooney has hinted that guitar gear giant has plans for a cheaper, Southeast Asia-built Acoustasonic line of acoustic electric guitars

Discussing the groundbreaking hybrid guitar with MusicRadar, Mooney said the pace of its success has taken the firm by surprise.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.