2014 Model Year The 120th Anniversary
Learn about the exciting new features
In Focus: Today's 2014 Feature
Nov 27, 2014
  • Tuned Coil Tap
    Tuned Coil Tap
    Access a World of Tones:
    The innovative tuned coil tap affects only certain frequencies to provide standard tapped sounds and various scooped midrange timbres. In fact, switchable tuned coil taps on the neck and bridge pickups deliver eight different, unique pickup sounds without any kind of active circuitry or equalization—and maintain most of the pickup’s humbucking properties, too.
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  • Phase Switch
    Phase Switch
    Quick Change Tonality:
    Reversing the phase of one pickup when both are selected gives that classic thin, "glassy" sound that just begs to go through a sweet chorus or reverb effect.
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  • New Serial Numbering
    New Serial Numbering
    We've Got Your Numbers:
    The 2014 Model Year introduces a new easy-to-use numbering system, keyed to the model year and of great significance to the collectors. Each guitar’s serial number proudly displays the order, in which your Gibson was hand-crafted in Nashville, USA.
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  • Lower Fret Wire
    Lower Fret Wire
    Improved Intonation and Feel:
    The fret sits lower on the neck, requiring less pressure for a firm string-to-fret connection while improving intonation and overall playing comfort.
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  • 1961 Humbucker
    1961 Humbucker
    A Classic – Reborn:
    The 2014 LPJ, LPM, SGJ, SGM, and LP Peace all recall the sound of the '60s with the 1961 Humbucker. It improves on the classic humbucker tone by subtly enhancing highs, but swaps out the Alnico II for Alnico V magnets for more output and enhanced touch sensitivity.
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