NAMM 2012: Introducing… The Fender Select Stratocaster

Fender says: “The Fender Select Stratocaster HSS takes the refined elegance of its triple-single-coil brother and amps it up through the roof with the extra power of a humbucking bridge pickup. Features include a striking Antique Burst gloss-lacquer finish on a sleek flame maple-top body. Its modern “C” shaped birdseye […] Read more »

NAMM 2012 Product Round-up

Another year, another NAMM show. Here’s our pick of the onslaught of new releases:- (Please note that prices and availability are subject to change) Guitars, Amps and Effects Blackstar HT-Metal Blackstar release a pedal for the face-melters out there. Boss GT100 The latest flagship BOSS multieffects pedal. Fender Kurt Cobain Mustang […] Read more »

NAMM 2012: Introducing… Fender's Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar

Those of you who don’t know who Johnny Marr is, in Fender’s own words, “Marr is best known, of course, as the strikingly dynamic and influential anti-hero guitarist-arranger-all-around-musical-wunderkind behind Manchester quartet the Smiths, which virtually redefined and ruled U.K. pop throughout the 1980s. A master of melody, layering and texture, […] Read more »

Alesis Samplepad Announced

The ever-innovative and often insanely competitively priced Alesis have today announced the Alesis SamplePad, a sampling drum pad with 25 built-in sounds but also, crucially, the ability to load samples via SD card. So far, so Roland SPDS-X. However, the difference here is that the Alesis Sample Pad is going […] Read more »

Roland RP301 Digital Piano Available For Pre-Order!

Exciting news today for digital piano enthusiasts – Roland have released the new RP301, replacing the popular Roland RP201 which is now discontinued (and we’re selling ’em off cheap!). The RP301 is an ideal entry-level digital upright piano, with incredibly realistic sound and touch. The SuperNATURAL chip means the piano […] Read more »