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15/01/2020

Meet the pickup builder for Billy F Gibbons!

Cream T pickups have relocated to the UK and are now based in Ormskirk. Legendary pickup builder Thomas Nilsen has wound pickups for Billy F Gibbons, Keith Richards, Derek Trucks & more. On Saturday 25th January 2020 we are hosting a free event in store at Sound Affects The Cream T workshop will take place between 11:00 – 14:00 Hear the pickups in action, try them out yourself and learn about some of the methods/new technologies Cream T are implementing to revolutionise the guitar pickup market. Special Guest: Patrick Eggle... Read More

19/12/2019

The UK’s 1st Pedal Rental Service | tonebuddy.co.uk

The UK finally has a pedal rental service!If you have bought and sold more pedals than you can remember this service is for you. For £30 a month you will gain access to over 500 effects pedals. You can have one at a time and swap them out (free postage) as little or as much as you like. The only thing monthly is the subscription fee. Interested? Visit http://www.tonebuddy.co.uk to subscribe!

21/11/2019

What’s new! Fender Ultra Series (Ultra vs Elite)

Fender recently unveiled the American ULTRA Series! A new range of USA made guitars that will replace the Elite series. Since its release we have noticed some reoccurring questions amongst Fender fanatics. What’s new with the Ultra range?How is the Ultra series different from the Elite?Is the Ultra range better than Elite? Thankfully Fender have just released this infographic identifying the differences between both series. Fender American Ultra guitars are available to buy now at Sound Affects!

08/11/2019

Sale of the Century

REVERSE AUCTION OF 100 GUITARS! Forget Black Friday! We have 100 guitars on sale!These guitars will be reduced in price weekly for 4 weeks.Once they are gone, they are gone! View our landing page to see all of the guitars included and what their prices will be at each interval. HOW IT WORKS CLICK HERE TO SEE THE GUITARS!

03/10/2019
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New BOSS Katana MKII! Everything You Need To Know…

‘The Award-Winning Katana. Now Upgraded’ Featuring the same core sound and feel as the original (MKI) version – BOSS wanted to keep the same award-winning formula and add in more customer-requested features. -CLICK HERE TO SHOP- So What’s New with the Boss Katana MK2 Amplifiers? Boss Katana 100 MK2 Overview: Classic Guitarist Tones on Boss Katana MK2 Amplifiers: How To Access New Effects On The Boss Katana 100 MK2: New Feature Summary: VARIATION BUTTON – Adds five new amp sounds on top of the original five Katana MKI sounds –... Read More

03/09/2019
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Manchester Guitar Show 2019!

Join us on Sunday 20th October 10 am – 4 pm for the first Manchester Guitar Show! —— CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS —— —FACEBOOK EVENT HERE— BUY, SELL & TRADE GUITARS! A collaboration between Sound Affects and Mojo Guitar Shows. The experience will play host to some of the biggest brands in the guitar industry, who will be there presenting you with their latest and greatest products at specially discounted prices – for one day only! Product demonstrators, brand representatives and live performers will be situated throughout the venue, alongside some very... Read More

02/08/2019

5 Legendary Guitars Of Rock – Fender

Here we will be taking a stroll through the annals of rock history, taking a glance at some of the most influential Fender guitars and their respective players along the way. Great guitarists can sometimes be said to sound like themselves regardless of what they pick up, but when they really sound like themselves, it can be something truly special.   Eric Clapton’s “Blackie” There was a time when everything Eric Clapton touched seemed to become famous in its own right, with guitars such as “The Fool” and “Brownie”, used in... Read More

26/07/2019
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Spectrasonics Omnisphere and Roland Synth Integration

A Brief History of Spectrasonics Let’s begin with a brief background on what Omnisphere is and how it can expand your musical horizons. Spectrasonics sum up Omnisphere as ‘an incredibly deep synthesizer with a massive Core Library that will take a lifetime to explore’. Well, I agree… we are still exploring. Founded in 1994 by Los Angeles composer Eric Persing and his wife Lorey, Spectrasonics quickly became a leading developer of world-class sampled sound libraries. As Chief Sound Designer for Roland Corporation since 1984, Eric was already well-known in the music industry... Read More

18/07/2019
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One Knob Wonder Pedals!

Sometimes you don’t want to be over faced with choice and the order of the day is a swift dive in at the deep end. While it’s always nice to be able to pick from an infinite choice of tones and settings, occasionally you have a sound in your head that you want to get to as quickly as possible. That’s where single-knob guitar pedals can have the edge over multi-control effects. In this post, we will look at some of the most interesting options available.   EarthQuaker Devices Erupter... Read More

11/07/2019
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2 Brand New BOSS Pedals Just Announced!

BOSS RC-10R RHYTHM LOOP STATION Song-Based Looper and Smart Rhythm Machine for Modern Music Creators CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER Hamamatsu, Japan, July 11th, 2019 — BOSS introduces the RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station, the latest addition to its long-running family of Loop Station products. Combining song-based looping, organic rhythms, and class-leading sound in a compact package, the RC-10R gives musicians an expressive new tool for developing ideas and making stage performances more dynamic and compelling. Designed for in-the-moment music creation, the RC-10R brings loops and rhythms together in a powerful, interactive... Read More