The true value of a quality instrument

It’s been fifteen years since I starting working at Music World as an 18 year old sales assistant, in that time I have seen virtually every type/brand/cost of instrument you can imagine! I understand now more than ever that the…

Acoustic Amplifiers For All

Acoustic amps are great for lots of instrument, not just an acoustic guitar. Wide-sounding, acoustic amplifiers can give woodwind players the bellow they need, the violinists the heavy reverb to make their high E soar and a drummer…

Building Your Home Studio

Contrary to popular belief, getting the essentials for your studio is far easier and quicker than you might imagine. You really can get away with a nice, easy set-up at a very affordable…

‘All Uke Need Is Love’

Named the ‘happiest’ instrument on earth; the ukulele has lifted the spirits of musicians young and old and taken the whole world by storm.They are easy to learn, sound joyous, are a compact size and weight so great for travel…

Pickup Preference Information (PPI)

Have you been mis-sold PPI and ended up taking home the wrong sounding guitar for your style? Well enough is enough, time to take charge and do things your…

Yamaha THR10 Review

So it turns out Yamaha had the secret to the home amp all along. And now being a proud owner of what I consider the best value for money home-amp / interface on the market. I can…

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…

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…

Learning guitar: what guitar to buy?!

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

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