Here at Absolute Music we stock hundreds of guitars from the biggest brands, including new electric guitars from Fender, Gibson, Gretsch & Ibanez, and acoustic guitars from Yamaha, Faith, Martin and Taylor. You will also find a wide selection of bass guitars to suit any genre, style of playing and ability level from beginner packages to touring professional rigs. In this section there’s also everything else that you might need for your guitar including effects pedals, amps, strings and many more accessories all in stock and ready to buy online or from our music shop near Poole, Dorset.
If you are having trouble deciding the best guitar, amp or pedal to buy (we totally understand, there’s a lot to choose from), then have a read of the blog which we update on a regular basis with reviews, new releases and product comparisons. Alternatively, come along to our superstore in Poole, Dorset and try some guitar gear out for yourself or get in touch with us via the Contact page and we will be more than happy to talk about our products.
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Over the last few years the Fender Mustang amps have certainly gained their fair share of attention and praise for being reliable and accurate sounding modelling amps, so let’s take a look at their new generation of modelling amps - The Mustang GT40, GT100 and GT200. Continue Reading
For the last 20 years Line 6 have gone from strength to strength and cemented their reputation for making amps and pedals with impressive processing & modelling technology. The new Line 6 Helix LT pedal utilises the same technology used in the popular Helix Floor and Helix Rack units but this time they have put it in a more accessible multi fx pedal box with an improved user interface.
If you are considering buying an Acoustic Guitar, or you just need to read up on the differences between the various woods and sizes, have a read of this article where our Head of Guitars, Terry Haselden, runs us through the ins and outs of what makes a great acoustic guitar.
When considering the history of guitar amps it is easy to forget that for such a vital part of the chain it is still in its infancy as a product with many of the amps that we know, love and hold as ‘legendary’ are less than 60 years old, making the birth of them a living memory for many players. One amp in particular has been there pretty solidly through all this time, and although it’s parent company has changed hands many times it has always been associated with an industry standard among live and studio musicians. Today we are looking at the Vox AC30 guitar amplifier.
We love a good whammy at the weekend (or any day of the week for that matter)! But we have heard numerous players saying that they have fallen out of love with their Digitech Whammy and that it doesn’t track as well as it used to, but what they might not realise is that it probably just need calibrating. Continue Reading
At the end of 2016 Fender launched the new American Professional series which is due to take over from the popular American Standard series, but why? ...and what will come next for the new line of workhorses?
The new wave of the brilliant headphone guitar amp from Vox has been announced!
We love little music gadgets here at Absolute Music, and if they make our lives easier by cutting out unnecessary leads and equipment, then all the better! Which is why The Vox AmPlug has always been a bit of a hit here in our shop. Plug this little chap straight into your guitar, plug in some headphones and you’re ready to play wherever you are!
The effects pedal fans out there will already know the name ‘HeadRush’ and will associate it with the looper and delay pedal by Akai that got experimental guitarists very excited. A similar thing is about to happen again. In a bizarre twist of events HeadRush is now its own brand and is releasing its own pedal into the wild, but it’s not just a delay looper. It’s pretty much a spaceship control desk.
In late 2016 we teamed up with Crimson Guitars (who are based right here in Dorset, UK) to stock some of their fine instruments, all of which have been hand crafted under the watchful eye of master luthier, Ben Crowe. We are really excited to have these guitars in stock, not only because they are very local to us but also because they are shockingly beautiful guitars, in every way possible.