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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

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

19/03/2019
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Six New Fender Effects Pedals Revealed At NAMM 2019!

Here’s what Fender had to say about their six new effects pedals: MTG Tube Distortion Many pedals try to emulate the sound of tube breakup; we decided instead of emulating tube distortion, we’d use actual vacuum tubes and give you the real deal in a compact pedal. The heart of the MTG’s design is a NOS (New Old Stock) US-made 6205 preamp tube. 3-Band EQ with Tight control and switchable boost—with its own Level and Boost controls—makes it easy to dial-in just the right sound. “Co-designed with Bruce Egnater, the... Read More

01/03/2019
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Four Great New Maton Guitars Just In

Check out these four great new Maton Guitars! Maton SRS808C Solid Road Series Cedar Top Acoustic Guitar, Natural Satin. CLICK HERE TO SHOP The NEW Maton SRS808c incorporates solid Blackwood back and sides, a Western Red Cedar top and a soft cutaway. The SRS 808c is an absolutely beautiful little guitar and combines the warm, full tones of Blackwood with the top end sparkle of Cedar. A forward shifting of the X braces and the shifting of scallop peaks to nodal points around the soundboard helps to enhance the vibration... Read More

06/02/2019
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New Victory Amps V140 The Super Duchess!

Available to Pre-Order Now Click Here Victory Amps V140 The Super Duchess: Victory Amplification from the UK proudly announces V140 The Super Duchess a 100-watt, single-channel, all-valve guitar amplifier with valve-driven spring reverb and tremolo, evolved from the Heritage Series V40 Deluxe. The Compact Series V40 The Duchess surprised many people at launch in 2014. Amid a market packed with multi-channel, multi-feature amps, here was a single-channel valve amp aimed squarely at roots, blues and classic rock players who love to use pedals. It was an instant success and remains... Read More

04/02/2019

Rickenbacker are discontinuing Midnight Blue!

Rickenbacker has announced that they are discontinuing Midnight Blue guitars Today the brand has now stopped producing any more electric guitars in the famous Midnight Blue colour variant. The colour has been a favourite amongst our customers and we’ll deffinately be sad to see it go.. Do you have a midnight blue Rickenbacker? If so, it could now be worth a lot more money! If not, and you don’t want to miss out on adding one to your collection – we have you covered: Click here to view our last Rickenbacker... Read More

25/01/2019
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Taylor Announces The Grand Pacific At NAMM 2019!

Say hello to the Grand Pacific Dreadnought! There isn’t that much you can do to freshen up acoustic guitars. So, when a company does something genuinely different and exciting, we as guitarists naturally congregate to the idea. Taylor’s versatile new round-shoulder dreadnought brings a whole new sonic personality to the dreadnought category and the Taylor line. With its warm, seasoned sound and clear low-end power, it’s a Taylor like you’ve never heard before. Similar to a dreadnought but with rounded shoulders instead of the normal straight edge shoulder, the Grand Pacific... Read More