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 … Continue reading

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How to sound like John Mayer on a budget

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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 … Continue reading

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Come and CE what’s just arrived with us from PRS…

Sorry. . . I like puns. . . . Moving on! We’ve had some new arrivals from PRS which have landed in-store. January always prompts the imagination of musicians and gear lovers with the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California, which sees the biggest brands in the guitar and technology industry unveiling their exciting and interesting new releases for the … Continue reading

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PRS Announce 30th Anniversary Guitars

Paul Reed Smith celebrates 30 years in business in 2015, and to celebrate this landmark PRS have announced a bunch of new guitars. In summary: 30th Anniversary Private Stock Custom 24 – Pre-factory specs include the original neck joint and top carve. This is a 60 piece limited run, available in there colours: Royal Blue, Scarlett Red and Vintage Yellow. … Continue reading

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