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GW live at NAMM 2020: Hear one of D'Angelico's tasty new Custom Shop models

NAMM 2020 (opens in new tab): Between its elegant new semi-hollow Mini DC electric guitar and Excel Series Throwback archtop collection, D'Angelico has quietly been having one of guitardom's more rock-solid NAMM (opens in new tab) rollouts.

Not one to be content with just those moves though, the company also announced this week that it would be opening a Custom Shop, specializing in one-of-a-kind, a-la-carte style builds.

Though the shop is still in its very early stages - only eight D'Angelico Custom Shop models currently exist - we were lucky enough to get a sneak peek at what sort of builds we can expect from the shop in the future. 

You can learn more about the Custom Shop, and hear one of those eight guitars in action, in the video above. Be sure to check out the rest of our NAMM (opens in new tab) coverage as well!

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.