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Amps

05/04/2018
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The Secret History of Guitar Effects Pedals

A Short History The sound of a guitar -as pure as it is- has been modified by performers for decades. The first amplifiers & portable PA systems came out in the 1920’s but were not originally intended for the guitar. Trumpets and trombones in the brass section ruled the roost in big bands of the time, pushing the guitar aside until it founds its voice with amplification. Unfortunately the first amplifiers didn’t sound so great, producing a very thin, almost reed like tone (think wet fart down a broken Clarinet,... Read More

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NAMM 2018 PRS Announcements!

There have been some huge announcements from PRS in the run-up to the NAMM show, covering both production and private stock electric guitars, SE acoustics, and amplifiers. We are known for our PRS collection here at Sound Affects, so naturally, we feel obligated to share these announcements with you. let’s take a look… PRS SE Angelus and Tonare PRS launched a new suite of SE Angelus and Tonare acoustics earlier this month, with a brand new hybrid bracing and some other updated appointments. These guitars are already in our store and online,... Read More

25/11/2015

Marshall’s New Stockwell Portable Speakers – Now Available For Pre-Order!

Built for life on the road, the new Stockwell is the smallest speaker ever made by Marshall, weighing in at only 1.2kg. Not only are these Marshall’s smallest speakers, they are the loudest in their class, packing two 2.25” woofers and two class D amplifiers, ready to unleash a great sonic punch. As well as sounding great, the Stockwell’s intricate design makes it look stunning, with the classic Marshall script logo, brushed metal trim and retractable analogue control knobs, making volume bass and treble easily adjustable. In terms of functionality,... Read More