The history of Westone

A brief recap of the Matsumoku/SLM years 1981-1991 (The Guitar Magazine January 1997)

An interesting and informative article from the Music UK Guitar Special 1984 on the origins of the Westone guitar brand and the manufacturing process, including exclusive pictures of guitars being assembled at the Matsumoku factory. Covers the years 1981-4.

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And extending the story to the start of 1985...

Music UK Guitar Special 1985