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Namm 2016

29/01/2016
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Key 9 voted best floor effects pedal of 2015 at Namm

Electro Harmonix have been honoured x3 times at this years Music & Sound Awards that took place at Namm 2016. Amongst these awards the Key 9 secured best floor effects pedals of 2015. A favourite of ours, it is also noteworthy that the Electro Harmonix B9 won the award the year before.                                 Mike Matthews, Electro-Harmonix Founder and President, was honored with Music & Sound Retailer magazine’s Lifetime Achievement / Hall of Fame Award. The... Read More

20/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Roland announce new FP-30 Digital Piano

Roland have just announced a new compact digital piano to their popular range. Utilising the essential technology found in their flagship product, the FP-30 boasts SuperNatural sound and Bluetooth wireless support.   If you’ve dreamed of having a piano in your home but don’t have the space or budget for a full-sized instrument, your wait is over. The affordable FP-30 offers Roland’s acclaimed sound, feel, and modern features in a top-quality 88-note instrument that fits any space with ease. Light and portable, it’s a great fit for performing players and... Read More

20/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Boss announce Waza Amplifier Head and Cabs

In the early 1960s, the evolution of the electric guitar and its components began influencing art. The sweet overdrive sound of what came to be known as the “sound of rock” was made possible by an impressive line of tube guitar amps. The evolution of these amps, reflecting the passion of master builders in search of an enhanced musical expression, gave birth to the legendary “brown sound.” This same passion is what inspired BOSS engineers in their pursuit of the ideal rock sound. While the basic circuit block designs of... Read More

20/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Boss announce new Bass BC-1X Compressor

Boss have just announced the new BC-1X Bass Compressor pedal. Driven by Boss technology, the BC-1X provides studio quality multi band compression for your bass guitar in a compact design. Intelligent Multiband Compression for Dynamic Players Equipped with cutting-edge BOSS technology, the BC-1X Bass Comp performs far beyond the capabilities of conventional bass compressor pedals. This premium stompbox features pro-level multiband compression controlled by intelligent circuitry, making it simple to dial in natural sounds for any playing style. The advanced design responds to different dynamics and registers to apply the... Read More

20/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Roland announce new Jazz Chorus Bluetooth Speaker

Roland have announced the JC-01 Bluetooth speaker, a unique addition to their Jazz Chorus line and a first as they exit musical instrument amplification and start to focus on delivering crystal clear stereo audio for your mobile phone and other devices. THE SMALLEST JAZZ CHORUS EVER, DESIGNED FOR WIRELESS AUDIO The legendary Jazz Chorus guitar amp series has been on the frontline of the music scene as a standard clean amp for more than 40 years. The Jazz Chorus has now gone beyond the framework of guitar amps and been... Read More

19/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Boss announce new VB-2W Vibrato Waza Craft Pedal

Boss have just announced another custom shop pedal to their Waza range. Based on the classic BOSS VB-2 Vibrato pedal from the 1980s, the VB-2W uses 100-percent analog circuitry to completely recreate the original’s distinctive, sought-after sound. In addition, the pedal features a new Custom sound mode and real-time control functions that extend the range and versatility of the effect for today’s players. True Vibrato Expression, Reborn with Waza Innovation Ahead of its time when it debuted in 1982, the VB-2 Vibrato has been rediscovered by modern players looking to... Read More

19/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Boss announced new VO-1 Vocoder Pedal

Ever wanted a Vocoder but didn’t want to buy a synthesizer? Now you can sing your favourite Daft Punk lines whilst playing the guitar. Boss have just announced a new innovative Vocoder stomp box that can be used with your guitar. This is also the first Boss compact pedal to have an XLR input. Make Your Axe Talk, Sing, and Cry The VO-1 Vocoder is a unique and innovative stompbox that puts the massive expressive range of the human voice in the hands of every guitarist and bassist. By vocalizing into... Read More

19/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Boss announce ES-5 Switching System

Boss have just announced the new ES-5 switching system. Featuring essential features of the flagship ES-8 but in a smaller size, the ES-5 is perfect for ready made pedalboards and travel rigs for enthusiasts and professionals. UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES IN LIMITED SPACE Based on the same concept and features as the flagship ES-8, the ES-5 is pared down to offer more practical and essential use options for typical guitarists and bassists, and is drastically reduced in size to fit ready-made, standard-size boards. The innovation in creativity of pedalboard systems made possible... Read More

19/01/2016
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Namm 2016 | Roland announce Blues CUBE Hot Amplifier

Roland have just announced the latest addition to their respected Blues CUBE amplifier series. Available in vintage blonde or black this lightweight amplifier packs a big punch thanks to its 12″ custom speaker and TubeLogic technology. Overview With the 30-watt Blues Cube Hot, guitarists can tap into Roland’s acclaimed Tube Logic tone in the most compact Blues Cube combo amp. It is ready to be carried from home out to studios and stages. It offers reduced size, weight, and functions but is still equipped with a 12-inch custom speaker with the... Read More

19/01/2016
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Come and CE what’s just arrived with us from PRS…

Sorry. . . I like puns. . . . Moving on! We’ve had some new arrivals from PRS which have landed in-store. January always prompts the imagination of musicians and gear lovers with the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California, which sees the biggest brands in the guitar and technology industry unveiling their exciting and interesting new releases for the year to come. PRS have kicked things off in their 2016 schedule with the reintroduction of their CE model, which numerous players will remember from an older series of bolt-on... Read More