Kiesel/Carvin Now Selling Direct World-Wide

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Once upon a time Carvin guitars were very hard to come by outside of the USA, especially down here in Australia. I still remember the first time I saw one in person, and was blown away by the build quality. Then I reviewed a pair of Carvins for my very first assignment for Mixdown magazine back in 2006, when there was briefly an Australian dealer. Then they seemed to disappear from this part of the world. And for many years, visiting Carvin’s website was a frustrating experience for we non-US folk, instead being directed to a clunky ‘Carvin World’ site that didn’t seem to have much on it. Now that’s all changed: as of April 1 (but it’s no April Fool’s joke), Kiesel/Carvin guitars are much more attainable for we international folks. Read More …

Carvin & Kiesel Guitars: Here’s What’s Happening

A lot of people have been asking lately what’s going on with Carvin and the increased profile of the Kiesel name. Here’s a video with Mark and Jeff Kiesel explaining what’s what. Basically Carvin’s guitar and bass Custom Shop division is being separated into its own company, to be known as Kiesel Custom Guitars.

As they explain in the text of the YouTube video: Read More …