product types: 

  • chorus effects
  • compression and sustain effects
  • delay effects
  • flanger effects
  • overdrive and boost effects
  • phase shifter effects
  • banjos
  • mandolins
  • acoustic guitars
  • bass guitars
  • classical guitars
  • electric guitars


Matao was a house brand of Music West Inc a chain of music store franchises from Washington to Nevada. Matao instruments included acoustic, electric and bass guitars, banjos and madolins as well as effects pedals. The instruments were made in Japan or Korea from the late 1960s until the early 1980s.


Music West Incorporated Bellvue , WA
United States
Washington US