Fender recently unveiled the American ULTRA Series! A new range of USA made guitars that will replace the Elite series. Since its release we have noticed some reoccurring questions amongst Fender fanatics. What’s new with the Ultra range?How is the Ultra series different from the Elite?Is the Ultra range better than Elite? Thankfully Fender have just released this infographic identifying the differences between both series. Fender American Ultra guitars are available to buy now at Sound Affects!
REVERSE AUCTION OF 100 GUITARS! Forget Black Friday! We have 100 guitars on sale!These guitars will be reduced in price weekly for 4 weeks.Once they are gone, they are gone! View our landing page to see all of the guitars included and what their prices will be at each interval. HOW IT WORKS CLICK HERE TO SEE THE GUITARS!
Here we will be taking a stroll through the annals of rock history, taking a glance at some of the most influential Fender guitars and their respective players along the way. Great guitarists can sometimes be said to sound like themselves regardless of what they pick up, but when they really sound like themselves, it can be something truly special. Eric Clapton’s “Blackie” There was a time when everything Eric Clapton touched seemed to become famous in its own right, with guitars such as “The Fool” and “Brownie”, used in... Read More
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
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
In this blog we are going to look at an artist who often divides people’s opinions when it comes to musical taste, but someone who nobody can deny is a modern day guitar hero, and a gifted player. John Mayer is one of the most successful musicians of the last 20 years, and is well known for albums such as Continuum, Battle Studies and latest release, The Search For Everything. As well as his talent for songwriting, Mayer’s guitar playing has earned him the respect of legends like Eric Clapton,... Read More
This month is drawing to a close, and we have had another exciting month of gear both new and old – Here are the 10 best new arrivals for this month! 1. Our Taylor Custom Builds We posted a blog about these guitars at the beginning of January so we’ll be quick here: Sound Affects Turns 10 this year, and to commemorate this milestone, we specified three custom builds from Taylor. Director Tim went over to California to the El Cajon factory, where he spent the day with master luthier, Andy Powers.... Read More