Watch Tosin Abasi test drive a prototype Abasi Concepts Larada nylon 7-string

Tosin Abasi Abasi Concepts prototype nylon 7-string
(Image credit: Tosin Abasi/Instagram)

As well as forming one-third of progressive metal outfit Animals As Leaders, the band’s resident guitar titan Tosin Abasi is also an entrepreneur, having launched his very own line of electric guitars under the Abasi Concepts umbrella.

Producing the type of instruments you’d expect a prominent purveyor of prog metal to champion, Abasi Concepts has released a handful of forward-thinking guitars, most notably in the form of the futuristic Larada family.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.