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Alex Cheesman

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

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

03/07/2019
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How To Arrange Your Pedalboard

Solutions for your Signal Chain Effects pedals offer a new world of possibilities to guitarists. Since the very first tremolo effects unit came around in the 1940s, the pedal buzz has grown and grown into what is now arguably the golden age of pedals and effects. There are so many great companies pushing the boundaries of stompbox technology that one is often spoilt for choice. However, some things have remained a constant, and signal chain order is one of those. Time for a small disclaimer: there is no right or... Read More

17/05/2019

Who is John Hall?

Rickenbacker chairman John Hall will host his first UK event in 25 years at Sound Affects. After taking over the company from his father Francis C. Hall in 1984, John has been running and illuminating the legendary Rickenbacker business. The early 1960s saw Rickenbacker become entwined in one of the biggest music upheavals of the 20th century: The Beatles. You immediately think of the Liverpool lads as one of the main bands affiliated with Rickenbacker’s back in the day. Francis gave George Harrison his first 12-string, only the second one... Read More

26/04/2019
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10 New PRS SE Limited Edition Roasted Maple Necks & Quilt Tops!

The first ever PRS SE with Roasted Maple necks and fingerboards. The Maple is carefully torified, or roasted, in special chambers to cure the wood; this removes water and volatiles resulting in a very stable platform and of course the cool ‘roasted’ look and great feel! The 2019 Roasted Maple limited is available in Europe while stocks last on the following models – SE Custom 24, SE Custom 24 Lefty and SE Custom 24 Floyd. To further set these awesome guitars apart, they all feature a big scoop Quilted Maple veneer... Read More

17/04/2019
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Fender unveils 3 new Game of Thrones Custom Shop guitars!

Say Hello to the House Stark Telecaster, House Lannister Jaguar and House Targaryen Stratocaster Fender Custom Shop’s Principal Master Builder Ron Thorn is behind the guitars’ construction, which includes each house’s family sigil, costume designs, armour and weaponry as part of their design. But these babies don’t come cheap! Game of Thrones House Stark, Telecaster – $25,000 PRESS RELEASE: The House Stark Telecaster guitar features a lightweight swamp ash body, weathered with inlaid sterling silver purfling that reflects the broodiness of Winterfell’s landscape. The guitar features a maple neck with ebony... Read More

22/03/2019
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New Black Limited Edition PRS Tremonti Standard – Signed

Black PRS SE Tremonti Standard Limited Edition – SIGNED This new Tremonti Standard is a stripped down, ready to rock version of Mark’s PRS! Featuring the same Tremonti S pickups, PRS neck carve, fingerboard and trademark bird inlays as the SE Tremonti Custom. In High Gloss Black finish with body binding, just like Mark’s original PRS. This may be the most affordable of the Tremonti models, but it definitely punches way above its price tag – the all mahogany body has an awesome tone all of its own! This Special... Read More