1. Manson Mirror Kaoss

Hugh Manson is name that comes up more than once in this list, thanks to his reputation for innovating with technology within the luthier industry. This guitar is one of his many creations for Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, and it's fairly unspectacular, outside of looking like it might have a musical genie inside.

The screen on the bottom of the body is a XY MIDI Screen Controller, used to create magical audio effects via the touchpad, a feature of Muse's music that has helped to make them both unique and phenomenally successful.

Link: Manson Guitars

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