The wait is over. You can now buy Abasi Concept guitars right here in
Dubai – only from AOG.
We’re excited to share that AOG is the only stockist of the remarkable range, headed up by Animals as Leaders guitar genius Tosin Abasi.
Dubbed a “guitar genius” Abasi is world renowned for his distinctive technique, using extended range guitars, that has inspired countless musicians worldwide.
The guitar icon launched Abasi Guitars in 2017 in a bid to equip other visionary players with the creative tools necessary to break boundaries.
And now musicians in the Middle East can come to play, test, and buy this unique range of axes at the AOG store or buy from us online.
Born in 1983 in the USA to Nigerian immigrants,
Tosin Abasi is a largely self-taught guitarist. He first picked up a guitar at
a friend's house aged of only 12. And for the next 15 years, mastered the
instrument using only instructional videotapes and guitar magazines as
Abasi eventually honed his inimitable technique at
the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media and joined the band Reflux before
forming the prog-rock instrumental group Animals As Leaders.
Famed for his advanced skill and technicality, Abasi
favoured extended-range guitars to create heavier, more experimental
In 2013, Ibanez named Abasi a signature artist, and
as part of this partnership, he got to personalise his own guitar. This planted
the seed of an idea for designing his own guitar range, based on the axes he
had customised for his personal use. Abasi Concepts guitarists was born!
Fans of the Abasi range say that these coveted axe offer the ultimate in comfort, with ergonomic designs based on how players interact with their instruments.
The use of the extended-range electric guitar has increased significantly in the last decade or so. With the rise of djent and progressive metal bands more and more players have been interested in using extended range guitars.
If you are new to 7 and 8 strings, these guitars could add a lot more colour to your music, opening to the door to even more rhythmic and melodic ideas. Abasi himself is renowned for using his extended-range guitars percussively by slapping with his thumb on the lowest strings.
Abasi guitars are perfect for any musician seeking to explore new realms of sound, responsiveness, and ergonomics. Check out the lines we have in stock here ABASI CONCEPT or why not pop in and try out an Abasi for yourself?