Posts tagged ‘Markus Setzer’


Guitar Porn – Turenki Tonefest 2013

Tonefest 13 – AJL

Ari-Jukka Luomaranta and a pair of AJL-Guitars’ XO-models.


Tonefest 13 – Aurora

Aurora Guitars, and their slant on the famous Bigsby solidbody.


Tonefest 13 – Bluetone

A tasty Bluetone Amps tweed combo.


Tonefest 13 – Custom Sounds 2

Tonefest 13 – Custom Sounds

Custom Sounds display some of their custom-made pedalboards.


Tonefest 13 – Finlandia

Finlandia Instruments’ Costellobird (on the right) is based on an old JAK model.


Tonefest 13 – Halla

Tonefest 13 – Halla 2

A real eye-catcher from Halla Custom Instruments – a guitar with a body made from very rustic alder.


Tonefest 13 – HOS

A futuristic-looking HOS Guitars model.


Tonefest 13 – Ikaalinen 2

Tonefest 13 – Ikaalinen

These instruments were made by luthiery students at IKATA.


Tonefest 13 – Jasesoi

Some of Soitinpaja JaSeSoi’s acoustic models.


Tonefest 13 – Kalluste

Kalluste Guitars from Estonia.


Tonefest 13 – Kitarapaja 2

Tonefest 13 – Kitarapaja

Swart amps and Fano guitars are among the brands displayed by Kitarapaja.


Tonefest 13 – Koivisto

Koivisto Guitars with two electric models and an interesting lute-type design.


Tonefest 13 – Monster 2

Tonefest 13 – Monster

Monster Custom Amps and Visual Clone Guitars – the cool factor is built-in.


Tonefest 13 – Oakbridge

Tonefest 13 – Oakbridge 2

Oakbridge Instruments specialise in acoustic instruments.


Tonefest 13 – Veijo Rautia

Tonefest 13 – Rautia 3

Tonefest 13 – Rautia 2

Veijo Rautia gives you lots of electric mojo with his custom guitars and pickups.


Tonefest 13 – Romu

Romu Amps from Estonia


Tonefest 13 – Markus Setzer

German master bassist Markus Setzer digs the new fretless version of the Ruokangas Steambass.

Tonefest 13 – Ruokangas

Tonefest 2013 – Ruokangas 2

Tonefest 13 – Setzer & Paranko

Antti Paranko and Markus Setzer in action with their Ruokangas instruments.


Tonefest 13 – Tyyster

Tyyster gives you plenty of rootsy tone and cool retro looks from metal topped guitars.


Tonefest 13 – Halme

Saturday saw lots of live action from Pauli Halme’s record release gig…

Tonefest 13 – Kela

…to Anssi Kela and Tuomas Wäinölä.


Turenki Tonefest 2013 (16. + 17.11.2013)


Turenki Tonefest 2013 – The Video


Tonefest 2013 – Ruokangas 2

Turenki Tonefest 2013 (16. + 17.11.2013)


Musikmesse 2013: Ruokangas Unicorn Artisan

Ruokangas Unicorn Artisan

Press Release:

Ruokangas Guitars have launched a semi-hollow version of their Unicorn -model, a single-cut carved top electric. Master luthier Juha Ruokangas is known as a pioneer of using Spanish Cedar and Arctic Birch tonewoods in his guitars, and the Unicorn Artisan follows this trademark wood recipe as well.

The light weight body and the set-in neck of the guitar are made of Spanish Cedar, the top wood is Finnish Arctic Birch and the fretboard options include East Indian Rosewood, Brazilian Rosewood (CITES), Ebony and Arctic Birch. Other specs include handwound Unicorn Custom pickups, TonePros locking bridge and aluminium tailpiece, 2-way truss rod, stainless steel frets and Gotoh SD510 tuners.

As always, you can customize your Ruokangas guitar in a lot of different ways. We offer loads of colors, various top grades, neck profiles, fret sizes, wirings, finishes etc. Go create your own Unicorn Artisan in the Ruokangas Guitar Builder (TM) online guitar configurator tool.



Frankfurt Musikmesse 2011


Vintage Ibanez -guitars

Vanhoja Ibanezeja


New Ibanez Talman

Uusi Ibanez Talman


Trev Wilkinson and his self-tuning Supermatic model; one of the friendliest guys in the business!

Trev Wilkinson ja Supermatic-kitara (talla virittää omatoimisesti); erittäin ystävällinen ja lämminhenkinen britti-legenda!


A beautifully finished Mayones guitar

Mayones-kitara kauniilla erikoisviimeistelyllä

Tomasz from Mayones with a guitar finished with genuine leaves

Tomasz Mayonesilta ja puulehdillä koristettu malli


Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey & Jonas Hellborg


A beautiful ESP-guitar

Kaunis ESP-kitara


Colourful Fender Custom Shop Jazz Basses and cost-conscious Ovations

Raikkaita värejä Fender Custom Shopin Jazz-bassoissa sekä edullisissa Ovationeissa


New Yamaha Pacificas

Uudet Yamaha Pacificat


Flaxwood Hybrid


Sampo and Tomi from Amfisound; pieces of art for the discerning shredder

Amfisoundin Sampo ja Tomi; kitarataidetta kitarasankareille


Petteri Sariola plays his brand-new custom-made Ruokangas

Petteri Sariola soittaa uudella Ruokangas custom-mallilla

Markus Setzer plays the new Ruokangas Steambass

Ruokankaan uusi Steambass-malli ja Markus Setzer


VGS Guitars is a new marque by GEWA

GEWAn uudet VGS-kitarat saadaan pian myös Suomeen


Bob Taylor, a legend, who is deeply passionate about his work, very knowledgeable in environmental issues and who turned out to be extremely generous with his time. Thank you, sir!

Bob Taylor on legenda, ja hän selvästi rakastaa työhönsä. Hän on hyvin perillä luonnonsuojeluasioista ja hän antoi minulle spontaanisti yllättävän pitkän haastattelun. Kiitos!


Levy-straps with Beatles-lyrics

Beatles-aiheisia Levy-kitarahihnoja


Neon-coloured bass strings

Bassokielet kaikissa väreissä


New Gibson Melody Makers

Uusia Melody Maker -malleja Gibsonilta


OK – here’s a picture for you drummers out there   😉

Tässä yksi kuva rumpaleille   😉