Australian multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana gets their own Fender signature Stratocaster

Inspired by the live looping artist, the Strat features much tonal variety.

Fender has teamed with multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana on a signature Stratocaster model. The guitar features a HSS configuration and an eye-catching transparent red finish against all gold hardware.

The Strat begins with an alder body coated in a Transparent Cherry gloss finish. Paired to that is a deep C maple neck with 22 narrow tall frets, as well as a matching headstock. The fingerboard is also of maple, and has a 9.5″ radius.

Offering a wide sonic palette, the Tash Sultana Stratocaster comes outfitted with two Yosemite single-coils in the neck and middle position, as well as a custom alnico-four endowed Double Tap Humbucker. These route to a five-position blade selector, a volume knob and two tone knobs. One of the tone knobs has a push-pull function which splits the humbucker into single-coils for yet more tones on tap.

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The rich variety of tones fit the needs of Sultana whose musical approach involves looping intricate guitar layers atop each other.

As for the guitar’s gold hardware, there’s a vintage-style synchronised tremolo, Fender tuning machines and a three-ply Aged White Pearl pickguard. The neck plate is custom, and sports custom engraved artwork.

Fender Tash Sultana Stratocaster
Image: Fender

The Tash Sultana Stratocaster is priced at $1,099.99, and an official release date has yet to be set.

Learn more about this guitar at Fender.com

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