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Classic

22/08/2018

An Introduction to Orange

When it comes to classic rock amps, the big three brands spring to mind; Marshall, Fender, Vox. But should this big three become a four…? Founded in 1968 by Clifford Cooper, they did miss out on a very innovative era for amplifiers, with the three stalwarts making giant leaps forward – the influence of which continues to ripple out to this day. However, Orange’s rise to power was quick and deserved. Initially opening a shop focused on second-hand equipment, then excelling in PA systems which were used by the BBC,... Read More

Silver Sky Drop-in Event, Saturday 14th April

This Saturday at our Ormskirk store, we will be hosting a Silver Sky drop-in event, accessible to anyone who wishes to attend – no need to book. From 9 am until 2 pm, the PRS Silver Sky will be in-store for you to try out for yourself. It is a guitar that has caused a lot of controversy and mixed opinions from PRS fans and guitarists alike, so we are offering you the chance to make up your own mind on the guitar, from your own personal experience. Jez Ayscough,... 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

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Martin unveil Re-imagined standard line-up in time for NAMM 2018

C.F Martin & Co. is a Guitar company with tradition, innovation, and heritage as part of it’s DNA – It has remained a family-run company, passed down from Father to Son since 1833, and is an icon of Western music and American ideology. When you pick up a Martin, you can hear the company’s history – a company that has survived and evolved with America itself over the last 185 years. Martin, Re-imagined “I challenged my co-workers to help me with the significant task of modernizing guitars whose origins go... Read More

2018 PRS SE Angelus and Tonare Models

Exciting announcements from the SE camp – A number of Angelus cutaway and Tonare models. These elegantly designed models feature some fantastic appointments, tonewoods and detailing, ready to suit all acoustic players. Angelus and Tonare Bodies The Angelus is PRS’ cutaway acoustic guitar. the soft carve cutaway is elegantly shaped and compliments the curve of the upper and lower bouts nicely, scooping as low as the 17th fret for access to those higher registers. The Tonare model is the more traditional, full body shape. Both models have a slim center for... Read More

Release your inner Guthrie…

Guthrie Govan Signature Model has arrived! And it’s lovely. Whether it’s his Solo work, the Aristocrats, Steven Wilson, Hans Zimmer, Asia or any other project, the majority of the guitar playing world is aware of Guthrie Govan and his talents on the electric guitar. Guthrie has a reputation for being humble and refined, tastefully embellishing his music and that of others with his incredible wealth of knowledge and virtuosity. His ability to effortlessly blend playing styles has propelled him to new heights, being regarded in the same realm as players such... Read More

19/12/2015

A New Page at Sound Affects Premier…

Well, well. Look at what’s just arrived with us here at Sound Affects Premier. We’re excited to announce the arrival of three new John Page Ashburn Classic models from the John Page brand of guitars. We’ve been extremely impressed with these guitars since putting them on our walls a few weeks ago, and we think that these will pique your interest. Read on to find out exactly why… “John Page…Where have I heard that name before?”  If you’re interested in your Fender history, then you will have come across the... Read More