Sound Affects Premier

09/06/2014

JHS Moonshine Overdrive

Overdrive pedals, the biggest sonic genre for guitar pedals, there are more overdrive pedals than probably anything else and yet each and every one manages to sound slightly different to the rest of the pack. Choosing an overdrive can sometimes be difficult just because of the amount of choice, so it’s wise for a player to choose a pedal based on musical genre. Once you start to narrow the field down you will realise that you are probably after a specific players guitar tone, legends such as Eric Clapton, Steve... Read More

04/06/2014

TC Electronic Flashback Mini Review

TC Electronic are a company that have always been keen to push the envelope and despite being one of the biggest guitar effects builders in the world they still maintain their enthusiasm ti make exciting and practical products. Way back during the 1980’s TC Electronic released the now legendary 2290. This unit which featured a massive 1Mhz sample-rate was, and still is, considered the greatest digital delay unit ever made, the 2290 was discontinued in the 1990’s due to increasing manufacturing costs as well as some components becoming increasingly difficult... Read More

03/06/2014

Janglebox Compressor/Sustainer Review

Janglebox is a new name to some people but if you look into the company’s history the design of these pedals has a lot of history going on in them given the way the Jangleboxes became a popular choice of Rickenbacker players. Back in the ‘60’s Roger McGinn from the Byrds and John Lennon (should need no introduction) were championing Rickenbacker and although the company was one of the founding fathers of what became the modern electric guitar it took until The Beatles, The Byrds and a small handful of... Read More

23/05/2014

Vacancy – Apprentice Retail Assistant – Fully Training Given – 16-18 Year Olds

Here at Sound Affects we are looking for our very own Apprentice. This is opportunity will give the successful candidate/s the opportunity to work within our business on a one year apprenticeship scheme with a view to a full time role at the end of that period. It is open to 16-18 year olds and in addition to a 30 hour working week within our business you will work towards a fully funded BETEC Level 2 & 3 as well as a certificate in “Retail Knowledge & Skills Within The... Read More

23/05/2014

Minimalist Band Posters | Can you guess which bands are featured?

Thanks to minimalist designers at Tata&Friends we have the pleasure of guessing which bands they have featured in their minimalist band posters. Here’s how it works…. Clam + Jam = Pearl Jam Simple right? Let us know how you do! Answers are at the bottom of the post 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 So… How did you do? Don’t forget to leave us a comment and be honest! Answers The Doors LED Zeppelin Queen The Who Smashing Pumpkins Radiohead Guns N’ Roses... Read More

22/05/2014

Welcome To The New Home For The PRS Shop

Welcome to the Sound Affects Premier Website. This new site is home to our great range of premier guitars, amplifiers and pedals both new and pre-owned. Here are some quick links: PRS  Guitars PRS Accessories, Spares & Clothing If you’ve just arrived here from our old website “The PRS Shop” rest assured you will still find a great range of PRS Guitars here as well as spares, accessories and clothing. And of course you will still get the great service that you have come to expect from us.    

22/05/2014

Welcome To The New Home For The Rickenbacker Shop

Welcome to the new Sound Affects Premier Website. This new site is home to our great range of premier guitars, amplifiers and pedals both new and pre-owned. If you’ve just arrived here from our old website “The Rickenbacker Shop” rest assured you will still find a great range of Rickenbacker Guitars & Basses here as well as spares, accessories and clothing. And of course you will still get the great service that you have come to expect from us.       Here are some quick links: Rickenbacker  Guitars  Rickenbacker... Read More

17/05/2014

Chase Bliss Audio Warped Vinyl Review

Sometimes you will pick a pedal up and think, this looks really interesting, not the design of it but the controls available, and as far a chorus pedals go the Chase Bliss Audio Warped Vinyl is as feature packed as you’re likely to see. The fact that this is an analogue pedal but with digital controls will appeal to pretty much every guitarist. The front and back panel have got so much going on that it will cover every option you would ever need including expression control. The Warped Vinyl... Read More

17/05/2014

TC Electronic announce Mini TonePrint pedals

TC Electronic have announced a new line of Mini TonePrint pedals reprising some TC classics in seemingly impossible compact designs. Thanks to the TonePrint editor TC are able to compress their pedal designs whilst still allowing the user to have control over the full parameters. These pedals look and sound great and will be a favourite squeeze amongst busy pedalboards.     TC Electronic press release: Our new line of Mini TonePrint Pedals may well come in seemingly impossible tiny packages, but Flashback Mini Delay, Corona Mini Chorus, Vortex Mini Flanger and Shaker Mini Vibrato all... Read More