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Groundbreaking acoustic guitar re-design from Taylor. Brace yourselves…

The Traditional X-bracing has forever been part of the internal structure of an Acoustic guitar. there have been subtle changes in the design over the last 2 centuries, incorporating fanned bracing (See PRS’ New SE range), as well as forward-shifted bracing, (Martins Updated, Re-designed standard series) all with the goal of improving the tonal response, sustain and stability of the Acoustic … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Man That Turned Down The Beatles – True Story Told By David May

I’m sure at one point in our lives, we have all sat and pondered over what it must be like to be Paul McCartney, and play bass with The Beatles. What must it be like to have all that money and fame? Well for one man named David May that could have quite easily been his life. As a young … Continue reading

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An Evening With Paul Reed Smith & Bernie Marsden

Last Tuesday we hosted an evening with Paul Reed Smith and Bernie Marsden at a local venue, the Salt & Liquor.  In front of a packed audience, Paul discussed his thoughts on what makes a special guitar and his ethos behind building guitars. Bernie then took to the stage performing tracks from his newest solo album before Paul joined him … Continue reading

Sound Affects Ltd Edition PRS ‘Sam’s Blueberry Pie’ Guitars

On a visit to the PRS Factory in late 2013, Sound Affects Owner Tim picked out some very special woods for a Limited Run of guitars just for us. We have ordered two 408 Models with Flame Maple Necks called “Sam’s Blueberry Pie” and two Custom 24 Models with solid Rosewood Necks called “Sam’s Burnt Blueberry Pie” – as you … Continue reading

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