Author

Paul Bannister

19/06/2020
,

JUST LANDED: ’76 Gibson Explorer

Look at what’s just arrived at Sound Affects!A vintage & rare 1976 Gibson Explorer that happens to be the same model made famous by The Edge of U2. There is said to be around 100 of these models made and it is believed that ‘The Edge’ owns x13 of them! This guitar is in excellent condition for its age with lots of life left in the frets. Comes in a hard case with the original documentation from 1976.You can see more pictures and specs of the guitar here. Please note... Read More

04/06/2020

COVID-19 Update Announcement

CLICK HERE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT Well, we’ve missed you all – hope you have missed us too. We’ve been operating online behind closed doors, and we are very grateful to all our customers old and new that have supported us through this period. But as I say we’ve missed you. So now Boris has spoken and told us (not personally obviously) that we can open to customers on the 15th of June we are going to do just that, although it will be slightly different. We want to ensure... Read More

22/04/2020

Get a FREE Baby Taylor!

You heard right! If you buy a Taylor Acoustic (300 series or higher) between March 23rd – May 31st 2020 from Sound Affects you qualify for a FREE Baby Tayloracoustic guitar. How does the promotion work?All you have to do is purchase a new 300 Series or higher Taylor acoustic from Sound Affects to be eligible for a FREE Baby Taylor. Once purchased we will be in contact regarding which Baby Taylor you would prefer. The Baby Taylor will then be shipped direct from Taylor. This offer only applies to... Read More

03/03/2020
,

FREE T-SHIRT! When you test a Gamechanger Audio pedal in store

We are pleased to announce that we have added Gamechanger Audio to our arsenal of effects pedals at Sound Affects. Although there are only three pedals in their current line up, they are some of the most original and innovative pedals we have seen and we can’t wait to see this brand grow. To celebrate the arrival of Gamechanger Audio at Sound Affects we are giving customers a FREE T-Shirt when they demo a pedal in our store. Simply ask a member of staff to demo a Gamechanger Audio pedal... Read More

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!

13/06/2019

BOSS announce 4 NEW 200 Series Effects Pedals

Just in time for summer Namm Boss have surprised us all this morning with the announcement of 4 new premium effects pedals. Introducing the 200 series, the next-gen of guitar effects from Boss featuring a digital delay, modulation. graphic EQ and Overdrive hybrid pedal. Each pedal is capable of storing four presets and include a pair of footswitches, the second of which is assigned to memory and tap/boost functions, depending on the pedal. Full details below… DD-200                   With the 200 series,... Read More

19/03/2019

HOW TO: Update the Boss GT-1000 (Version 2)

The BOSS GT-1000 Version 2 software is here! It’s easy to install and you’ll get access to more models, tones and presets. Before we show you how to update your device, let’s hear some of the new presets in action. All of the new presets start at ‘Bank 47’. Big thanks from Mark Harley of BOSS UK for demoing the pedal. In this next clip you will hear several presets created by Mark to showcase the new firmware update in the style of Steve Lukather (Toto), David Gilmore (Pink Floyd), ... Read More