Season 3 – Ep. 16 – The Best Guitar Brand You May Not Know About Yet with Ken Haas Of Reverend Guitars
I am going to be speaking to Ken Haas from Reverend guitars today.
Reverend Guitars is celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year, and it’s pretty safe to say that if you are a guitar player you have probably heard of them by now.
Ken is the CEO of Reverend Guitars, and he also plays in J. Navarro and the Traitors, the Polka Floyd Show, and Zimmerman Twins as a guitarist and vocalist. He’s not just a suit and tie at a company. He is a musician first and foremost, and man, I will say, from watching his videos on YouTube, he can absolutely play.
I am going to be speaking with Ken about the long journey so far, the company’s history, the uniqueness of their guitars, and where Reverend goes from here right after this.
Intro Music: "Colorado" by Birds Love Filters
Outro Music: "Snail Mail" by Speedway Sleeper
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Reverend Guitars: https://www.reverendguitars.com
Ken Haas's Bands:
- J. Navarro & The Traitors: https://www.facebook.com/jnavarroandthetraitors
- The Polka Floyd Show: https://www.polkafloyd.com/
- The Zimmerman Twins: https://www.facebook.com/thezimmermantwins/
Make sure to check out Ken's Recommendations: Why Oak, Fu Manchu, Sun and Sail Club, Covet, Bob Balch
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0:00 - Intro
1:17 - How did Ken Haas go from being a musician to becoming the CEO of Reverend Guitars?
21:25 - Why do guitarists like Billy Corgan, Pete Anderson and Reeves Gabrel choose Reverend Guitars for their signature models?
28:46 - What are Railhammer pickups, and how does Reverend Guitars utilize them now that they are part of their company?
36:29 - Are Reverend Guitars mid-level guitars or higher end guitars?
53:06 - What model of Reverend Guitars is CEO Ken Haas's favorite?
1:02:37 - Does Ken Haas still see a lot of opportunity for Reverend Guitars to expand?
1:07:20 - Does Ken Haas have any sneak peeks of cool stuff coming from Reverend Guitars this year?
1:09:08 - What new music would Ken Haas recommend?