A mini Phantom and a slimmed-down digital archtop: Vox’s shrinking violets tip their caps to the guitar’s past, present and future

Vox Giulietta VGA-5TD and Mark V mini
(Image credit: Vox)

Vox has lifted the lid on some eye-catching additions to its electric guitar line, announcing the arrival of the Giulietta VGA-5TD – a slimmed-down take on its digital archtop guitar featuring a built-in modeling unit and an endearingly minitiarized take on its classic Phantom.

The VGA-5TD largely shares the spec of Vox’s existing Giulietta hollowbody, the VGA-3D. That model already shaved a significant amount off the classic big body dimensions of an archtop, and the VGA-5TD offers an even narrower option.

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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.