April 09, 2015
New Year, New Gear: The Coolest Stuff in Our Online Store
Whether a novice musician or a seasoned guitar player with a collection of your favorite accessories, there is always room to upgrade your music-making collection. From premium guitar picks and chocolate leather guitar straps to ukuleles and electronic drum sets, we put together the ultimate list of some of the coolest stuff in our online store.
Leather guitar straps give you the best opportunity to express your artistic side with style, comfort and function. With so many options and materials for the perfect guitar strap, the Perri’s distressed leather guitar strap a must-have addition to your new gear. Beautifully crafted with a soft silky leather and premium Brazilian cow suede, these straps include perforated vents and come in burgundy, gray and tan.
Once thought of as a novelty from a bygone era, the ukulele has made an astounding rebound in popularity in recent years. The adoption of this diminutive 4-string instrument by many of today’s popular artists has introduced the uke to a whole new generation of fans and created a legion of contemporary enthusiasts. While capable of producing beautiful, sophisticated music, the ukulele is also a very accessible instrument and is perfect for beginner musicians. With only four nylon strings, it’s easy to play and a breeze to learn. The UEWT5E is a Tenor-size ukulele with a built-in pickup and preamp for amplified performance and a cutaway EW body style to allow access to the higher frets (Tenor ukes are larger than Concert and Soprano instruments). It consists of mahogany top, back and sides and sports an open pore natural finish, which optimizes string vibration and enhances the instrument’s sound.
Developed with the help of legendary Mike Mangini for an outrageous sonic personality, the Trashformer Cymbal offers musicians a unique colored tint and an equally trashy voice. A stunning cymbal lathed and finished with a process that creates a spectrum of vibrant colors, this is truly a one-of-a-kind piece of gear to add to your new year collection. Ideal for stacking on other cymbals or standing on its own, this cymbal offers explosive sound and trashy special effects that will blow you away.
Whether a Saturday evening DJ or a die-hard record collector, The Stanton T.92 USB Turntable makes the list of our coolest stuff in our online store for its ability to easily transfer your vinyl library to a computer. This turntable offers quality sound and features a high-torque, direct-drive motor for the ultimate in stability, as well as USB and S/PDIF outputs for simple connection to your computer or audio interface. Plus, it includes music editing software to make archiving larger vinyl collections onto a Mac or PC an easy process.
With a growing student violin population, it’s important to stand out from the crowd and this Cremona Sparkling Purple Violin will help you do exactly that. With a stunning finish and excellent playability, this violin focuses on quality while giving you the perfect splash of personality. Ideal for beginner musicians, this violin features USA-made D’Addario Prelude strings, the educator’s preferred string for students, an AB-112PP round purple stick brazilwood horsehair bow with ebony frog and a sparkling purple gloss finish.
This 76-note keyboard acts as a multi-track recorder, pattern sequencer with up to eight tracks and can activate 150 different types of arpeggiator at the touch of a button. But the best part, is this keyboard is portable, making creating the music of your dreams easier and more convenient than ever. The Casio WK-7600 offers musicians multiple digital effects, 820 built-in tones, 260 preset rhythms that cover a wide range of genres and an SD memory card to store data.
A hard-shell guitar case can protect your precious instrument from damage and will last a lifetime in comparison to soft cases and gig bags. Lucky for you, The Vault has one of the coolest cases that will bring out the Rockstar in you. Vintage in all of its details from the heavy-duty arched to the stunning crushed velvet emerald interior, this 7-ply cross-grained wood constructed case features black tolex exterior, six latches with one lock, a leather handle and an accessory compartment.
Musician and entertainer, Paul Stanley has never failed to wow his fans with his eccentric persona and notorious Ibanez PS guitars. The Ibanez PS10 Paul Stanley Prestige Signature Electric Guitar brings together all of Stanley’s favorite features in one dramatic guitar. Finely crafted in Japan of mahogany and maple, it comes with Seymour Duncan pickups, PS-shaped neck profile and a Gilbraltar bridge with sustain block. This is a special guitar that will impress and inspire. Hardshell case included.
There you have it! Whether you’re itching to spend the Music & Arts gift card you got for Christmas or just want to start the New Year with a bang, we have the largest collection of gear and accessories online. Simply browse online or head into your local Music & Arts store and pick up what you’ve had your eye on all year. Reach out if you have any questions!