Posts tagged with ‘Fender Rhodes’

  • Sep162020

    Rhodes 7055 Student Model: An In Depth Look

    After the iconic “Jetsons” pianos of the late 60’s, Rhodes introduced a new education series. These pianos were housed in…

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  • Mar272020

    Custom Shop: 1973 Ivory Stereophonic Satellite

    A sublime combo that sounds just as good as it looks: 1973 Fender Rhodes Mark I in Ivory tolex with…

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  • Sep082019

    Custom Shop: A Tribute to the Original Goldtop

    Check out this gorgeous tribute from our Custom Shop! This 1975 Rhodes Suitcase was inspired by the early Fender Rhodes…

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  • Jun092019

    Custom Shop: Baby Blue Satellite

    We think you might enjoy this one! I’ll try not to say too much about the restoration blah blah blah…

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  • Feb132019

    Rare Breed: Green Pickup Fender Rhodes MKI Stage Piano

    We thought this was curious enough to share – a Fender Rhodes stage piano with a full set of green…

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  • Jan052019

    Custom Shop: “Sea Foam” Fender Rhodes Mark I Stage 73 Satellite

    CEPCo catches another gnarly wave! Surf’s up! These Sea Foam Rhodes are some of our favorite custom shop creations from…

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  • Jul272018

    FOR SALE: Custom Shop Seafoam Rhodes Mark I Suitcase

      Update: This Piano Sold. Please visit our for sale page for upcoming restorations. Surfs Up! Here’s our latest Custom Shop…

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  • Apr262018

    FOR SALE: “Knotty Fiesta” Piano Bass

    Here’s our latest custom Rhodes creation from The Chicago Electric Piano Co. : This Piano Bass gets back to the…

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  • Jan122018

    Custom Fender Rhodes Mark I 54

      Here is one of the most ambitious –and definitely the nerdiest– custom restorations that we have ever attempted: A custom…

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  • Nov222017

    MIDI Rhodes: Custom Glam-Sparkletop

    Here’s a custom Rhodes that we’re not going to forget! Inspired by their “Grape Sparkle” Gretsch Penguin guitar, we were…

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  • Oct212017

    Custom Rhodes: “Lunar Dark Star”

    Things are beginning to settle from our move over to the Treehouse Records building on Cicero Avenue. Here’s a look…

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  • Jul292017

    A Rhodes Reborn! *RE-Run*

    Here’s the latest beauty from our workshop: 1975 Rhodes Mark I Suitcase 73. Re-Run Alert–We usually don’t do this, but…

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  • Feb082017

    Custom Shop: “Champagne Cowboy” Rhodes

    Here is a glimpse of the latest Custom Shop Rhodes from The Chicago Electric Piano Company: Did we finally go over…

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  • Oct072016

    Custom Shop: The Black and Brown Suitcase

    There goes another stunning custom Rhodes! Have a look at the “Black and Brown” Rhodes Suitcase:

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  • Aug312016

    Fender Bandmaster and Mark I Restoration

    How about this for a dream rig? ? ? There goes an amazing pairing from our workshop! We just wrapped…

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  • Aug162016

    FOR SALE: Mark II Suitcase 88

    Up for sale! We just completed a detailed restoration of this beautiful 1980 Mark II Suitcase 88 and now it’s…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Rhodes Piano Bass

    UP FOR SALE!  It doesn’t get much cooler than a Rhodes Piano Bass! We just completed a complete restoration…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Custom “Sea Foam” Rhodes Stage 73

    Here’s another beautiful Custom Rhodes from our Custom Shop! Surfs Up! Another Custom Shop Rhodes restoration up for sale! This…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Custom “Blue Sky Sparkle” Rhodes Suitcase 73

    Here’s the latest Custom Shop Rhodes from our workshop. This one was upgraded to eleven! [Update: This piano has sold.…

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  • Oct252015

    For Sale: 1973 Fender Rhodes Stage 88

    For Sale: 1973 Fender Rhodes Stage 88 Fully Restored and Ships Worldwide! Here’s a quick showcase of one of our favorite…

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  • Sep122015

    Custom Shop: Custom Silver “Low A” Piano Bass

    Here is the latest from our custom shop: The Custom Silver “Low A” Fender Rhodes Piano Bass. This key set…

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  • Aug282015

    Custom Shop: The Tweed Copper Top Rhodes

    Here’s the latest from our custom shop: The “Tweed Copper Top” Rhodes. This is a late 1971 Rhodes Mark I…

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  • May222015

    Custom Shop: 1971 Fender Rhodes Suitcase 73

    Here is the latest Custom Restore Fender Rhodes from the workshop: The most recent Fender Rhodes piano to leave our…

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  • Nov112014

    Custom Shop: The Navy Blue Rhodes Suitcase

    Here’s a look at the latest Rhodes from our Custom Shop: The a Navy and Tan Suitcase from 1976. The…

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  • May262014

    Custom Shop: The Tweed Two-Tone Rhodes Suitcase

    Here’s the latest from our custom shop: The Tweed Two-Tone Rhodes Suitcase. —And another emergence of our signature wooden cheek…

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  • Jan272014

    Custom Shop: The Orange Rhodes

    Here’s the latest Rhodes to leave our Custom Shop: The Orange Mark II. This Rhodes was inspired by the orange…

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  • Aug272013

    Custom Shop: The Lunar Rhodes

    Here’s the latest from our Custom Shop: The Lunar Rhodes. Inspired by the white washed look of his Moog Voyager…

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  • Apr192013

    How to Determine the Value and Condition of a Rhodes

    How to Value a Rhodes Piano Part 2: How to Determine the Condition of a Rhodes As mentioned in the first…

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  • Apr182013

    How to Value a Fender Rhodes

    How to Value a Rhodes Piano Part 1: How much is a Fender Rhodes Piano Worth? Determining the value of…

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  • Feb132013

    A Rare Breed Indeed: Rhodes Mark V

    The Rebirth of a Rhodes Mark V Following a few other prototype models after the Rhodes Mark II production ended…

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  • Feb112013

    How to Date a Rhodes

    How can you find the year your Rhodes was manufactured? How old is my Rhodes? This is one of the…

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  • Feb102013

    The Ultimate Fender Rhodes Timeline

    The Evolution of Fender Rhodes Production and Sound If you’ve played a handful of Rhodes pianos you may have noticed…

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  • Dec162012

    What’s all the ‘Buz’ About?

    UPDATE 2019: Our friends at reverb.com recently published an in depth and exhaustive article about legendary Rhodes tech Buz Watson…

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  • Nov292012

    Choosing the Best Amplifier for a Rhodes or Wurlitzer

    There are many opinions floating around on the best way to amplify an electric piano. Most of which can inevitably be summed…

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  • Nov132012

    A Rare Breed Indeed: The Rhodes Electronic Piano

    You sure don’t see a rare breed like this every day! Here’s a “Rhodes Electronic Piano” from the ARP Synthesizer…

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  • Oct222012

    The Amtrak Rhodes and The Boeing Lounge Piano

    We received a lot of interesting input from the post that shared our first time being introduced to the Amtrak Rhodes piano but we…

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  • Aug162012

    The Birth of The Rhodes Piano

    If you live in Chicago, then you already know that it’s hard to escape the sound of the jets screaming…

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  • May052012

    Mark I vs. Mark II

    What is the difference between a Fender Rhodes Mark I and Rhodes Mark II? Which model is better? How can…

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  • Apr162012

    The Fender Rhodes “Bark”

    What is the Fender Rhodes “Bark?” The Fender Rhodes “bark” is the signature tone of the Rhodes that distinguishes it…

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  • Apr132012

    A Rare Breed Indeed: The Amtrak Rhodes

    Who wants to play a Mark I or Mark II when you can turn peoples heads sitting behind a 1977…

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