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Paul Reed Smith

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

23/01/2019
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PRS Release Four new John Mayer Silver Sky Colours for 2019!

The PRS Silver Sky is the result of a close collaboration between Grammy Award-winning musician John Mayer and Paul Reed Smith. More than two and half years in the making, the Silver Sky is a vintage-inspired instrument that is at once familiar but also newly PRS through and through. This model was based off of Mayer and Smith’s favourite elements from 1963 and 1964 vintage instruments, resulting in an idealized version of a vintage single-coil guitar. The attention that was paid to every detail sets this guitar apart. Some of... Read More

PRS Guitars Introduces Three New SE Signature Models 16/01/2019
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PRS Introduces Three New Signature Models for 2019 Ahead of NAMM!

  SE Santana Singlecut Trem The SE Santana Singlecut Trem pays tribute to Santana’s one-off gold leaf Private Stock PRS. Modelled after the workhorse gold leaf singlecut that Carlos plays on stage, the SE version of this special instrument began when Santana heard the 2018 Paul’s Guitar TCI pickups. Impressed with their tone, Santana requested a set of those pickups without the coil taps, and from there, TCI “S” pickups were born. Wanting to capture their full-range tone in a special model, Santana and Paul looked to Santana’s personal instruments... Read More

01/11/2018

PRS SE: The New Standard for 2018

This month, PRS Europe released a limited run of PRS SE Standards in a multitude of new finishes. The SE Standard has made itself a reputation for being one of the best guitars under £500 thanks to its build quality, tone, and the number of features that you would normally see on a higher priced guitar. This basic DNA is continued in this limited run, but with some stunning new colours and finishes, to make them that little bit more special. • A mahogany body and maple neck provide the warm,... Read More

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A look at our PRS DGT Wood Library Exclusive Run

  Wood Library 10-Tops These guitars have highly figured 10-Tops from the PRS wood library, which hosts some of the finest timber at their Maryland factory – wide flames and quilts with deep contrasting figuring, from the horns to the base of the guitar. Matching Necks this run of guitars also has beautifully figured curly maple necks that pair beautifully with the top. necks like this add a sense of luxury to the guitar, a special something-something for you, the player to enjoy. Plus, the necks match the colour of... Read More

The Top 10 New Arrivals in April!

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

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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An Evening with Paul Reed Smith and Paul Miles from PRS Guitars

We are delighted to welcome Paul Reed Smith back to Sound Affects Paul Reed Smith returns bringing Paul Miles, the head of Private Stock at the company. The pair will discuss the company’s history, its current projects, and will provide insight into the private stock program, where you can specify a custom order PRS guitar of your own. There will be opportunities to meet them both, who will gladly take pictures and do signings if you wish to do so. Furthermore, there will be an opportunity to see one of... 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

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