Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

How the Fender Electric XII Became the Sound Everyone Chased During the Late-’60s Craze for 12-String Jangle

The unorthodox 12-string electric found its way onto some of rock's most classic recordings, wooing guitarists the world over, but the course of true love ran any way but smooth.

Business & Finance | Business

Fender reportedly lays off hundreds of California employees

Fender has reportedly made over 300 employees at its California operation redundant, with the layoffs including everyone from production line workers to senior management positions.