Jaakko Peltonen (b. 1986 in Helsinki, Finland) is a musician and luthier currently based in central Finland. Jaakko started off with drums as 8-year old and made music throughout his childhood. He later gravitated to bass. After a number of years studying musicology at university he switched to studying bass guitar and upright bass at
In this blog you get some impressions from our workshop in Austria. We finished the latest instruments while a snow storm was raging outside and is was nearly impossible to reach the workshop. It was worth the stress and strains.
We’ve been to NAMM…. Stefan was invited by our friends of Earthquaker Devices and Kemper Amps to do some demos with his new U8 Custom. The reactions to this beautiful instrument were absolutely amazing.
We are happy to announce that Markus Reuter is touring with Stick Men and his U8 Deluxe in the US again. These are the dates: JULY 30, TUE – ARDMORE, PA (Ardmore Music Hall)JULY 31, WED – NEW YORK, NY (The Iridium) (two shows)AUG 1, THU – NEW YORK, NY (The Iridium) (two shows)AUG 2,
We are happy to announcne that we will have a booth at this year’s Guitar Summit in Mannheim, Germany. It will take place from the 27th to the 29th of September 2019. This is our first appearance at a music fair since the Musikmesse in 2010. Visit our booth, check out all models of our
We will have a small boot at this years issue of the Vacuumfest on th 4th of May 2019. This is a small post prog rock festival that is organized by Stefan Huth’s band ISAAC VACUUM. Stefan will present the whole range of instruments. Be there. Details about exhibitors and bands atwww.vacuumfest.de
Stefan came up with this idea of a custom U8. He loves purple heart and the semi hollowed feel of the AU8. Why should we not combine this. It has a black korina body, 3-piece korina/purple heart/korina fretboard and the first prototype of our mellow pickups which is splittable as a single coil. We also
We had this idea of a bicolored T8 after finishing the first prototype. It looks amazing with the seafoam green maple top on a mahogany body. Fretboard is ebony. Photos by Thomas Buchta
This T8 is one of the lightest instruments we ever built. It is all maple with a swamp ash body. This was the first time we used our vintage pickups and it really sound JBass like. Photos by Thomas Buchta
This cherry red Touch Guitars U8 Deluxe has a korina body, 3-piece korina/mahogany/korina neck and an ebony fretboard. A real beauty. Photos by Andreas Huthansl
This custom U8 deluxe is all mahogany with a semi hollowed body and ebony fretboard. One of the rare lefty models we did. Photos by Andreas Huthansl
This beautiful U8 Deluxe has a Rosewood fretboard, swamp ash body and maple neck. Photos by Andreas Huthansl
U10 in Cherry Red, All mahogany ebony fretboard and custom pickup. Photos by Andreas Huthansl
Stefan did a small trip after NAMM and took his T8 Greyburst to Death Valley. 🙂 Photos by Angela Fischer This one is all maple with a swamp ash body.
Robert Jürjendal (1966) is an Estonian guitarist and composer who studied classical guitar and composition (Prof. Anti Marguste) at Tallinn Georg Ots Music School. In 1992-1997 he participated in Robert Fripp Guitar Craft Courses. He has written music for classical and contemporary guitar, harpsichord, mixed ensembles and choirs; documentaries, art exhibitions and theater. He has recorded more than 50 albums and
<a href=”http://store.madducksrecords.com/album/slowly-back-to-normality”>Slowly Back To Normality by Cédric Theys</a> Quote from Cédric Theys: “” The past couple of years have been busy in many ways and certainly not inactive. 2018 is most likely going to have a flurry of new music that has been building for the past few years. Slowly Back To Normality is the
Time for a new blog from the workshop. This time Stefan picked up the first run of our brand new T8 model.
Check out the latest videos Markus Reuter and Stefan Huth did. Markus explains the History and first steps in creating these awesome instruments and Stefan did some sound demos. The Channel will also be expanded regularly. Please subscribe if you are interested. https://www.youtube.com/user/touchguitars
Stefan Huth will be at the NAMM Show 2018 in Anahein with our friends from Kemper Amps from the 25th to 28th of January 2018 and he will perform at their booth with Touch Guitars®. We’ll keep you updated on the schedule. If you want to try out a Touch Guitar or if you’ve
THE|SPUR. – impressive, progressive, technically demanding music with electrifying and passionate performance. The band establishes ties between classic, melodic progressive rock music biased towards heavy metal rudiments and modern, song-oriented, technically complex approaches. Superior melodic sections and almost frantic instrumental outbreaks don’t interfere with the pure structures and diverse harmonies. When Stephan Schroth (drums) brought
<a href=”http://isaacvacuum.bandcamp.com/album/lords”>LORDS by ISAAC VACUUM</a> In 2016 the band around Touch Guitar player Stefan Huth named ISAAC VACUUM , managed the balancing act between energetic live concerts (with established acts like “the Intersphere”, “The Hirsch Effekt” and “Port Noir” amongst others) and recording their first full length album on their own stream. After the self-titled
We are so happy to announce that Stefan Huth will have a Touch Guitars® booth at the Euroblast Festival, one of the biggest german festivals for progressive music. Stefan will also play there with his band ISAAC VACUUM. Visit him at the booth. It is so great to present our instruments to a lot of Djentle-men. Tickets for sale on: http://www.euroblast.net
<a href=”http://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/the-stone-house-24bit-88-2khz”>The Stone House (24bit-88.2kHz) by Wingfield Reuter Stavi Sirkis</a> In early 2016 Markus Reuter was invited to a session at casa Murada Studio in Spain. One year later “THE STONEHOUSE” is finally released. The album features two of today’s most original, ingenious and decidedly “risk taking” electric guitar proponents, easily among the instrument’s most
FACE is the latest release from drummer and percussionist Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Stick Men, Mr. Mister) and touch guitarist Markus Reuter (Stick Men, Crimson ProjeKct, Tuner). Buy it here: Housed in an provocatively surreal cover featuring artwork by Tool’s Adam Jones, FACE consists of just one 35 minute-long track FACE presents a