Fender Flea Signature Jazz Bass Review

Flea’s Signature Jazz Bass arrived here at Music World Ipswich last week and I’ve been sitting, staring in absolute awe at this beautiful piece of craftsmanship, struggling to locate the words to give this instrument the…

Oh, How We Love A Gretsch! By Rob (Work Experience)

Founded by Friedrich Gretsch, the first model was crafted in 1883. The company began as a small shop located in New York. After passing away in 1895, the business was left to his son, Fred Gretsch. After creating a well known,…

New String wall has just been fitted!

Exciting news for Music World this week. We’ve teamed up with D’addario strings (who arguably make the best string in the world) They have fitted a new string display in our Ipswich store…

Sam (work experience dude) talks Telecaster!

In 1950 the first telecaster was released under the name Broadcaster. At the time, Gretsch sold a line of drum kits named Broadkaster.  They threatened to sue Fender for the copyright of the name unless they immediately changed…

Jack’s (work experience dude) drumming tips!

 When starting out playing the drums choosing whether to buy a kit or not is a difficult task. A drum kit is a very loud instrument (if you hadn’t noticed!) and certain neighbours or family members…

Electric guitars-The Fender Stratocaster

In this blog series I will be looking at a variety of electrics, giving a brief history, the attributes of each particular type, the styles of music the guitar is particularly suited for and a few famous…

Paul Reed Smith guitars

Paul Reed Smith guitars, known more widely as “PRS” have just arrived at the shop. They are things of beauty, if you haven’t got one, i think you may need to buy one. Why you ask? Why not i say. 8 electrics and…

Learning guitar: what guitar to buy?!

Choosing your first guitar can be a daunting challenge! You may not know to much about the instrument and with all the different makes, models, types, shapes and size of guitars available it can be a bit of minefield. This short…

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