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Guitarists, the Fender Standard Series and Standard Stratocaster, also known as the Mexican Strat, has been replaced with the new Fender Player Series and the Fender Player Stratocaster. Among the hottest electric guitar launches of 2018, we have the PRS John Mayer Silver Sky, and Fender Parallel Universe series guitars. The Parallel Universe series features hybrid model Fender guitars, each a 2018 Fender limited edition. Acoustic guitarists must see our newly expanded selection of Taylor V-Class guitars, as well as the new Fender Malibu, Fender Redondo and Fender Newporter acoustic guitars.
New in guitar effects, check out the Line 6 HX Effects guitar multi-effects processor. As Fender introduced at NAMM 2018, their new line of guitar effects pedals will be unlike anything they've offered before. The new Fender pedal lineup includes the Santa Ana Overdrive, Pugilist Distortion, Mirror Image Delay, Marine Layer Reverb, The Bends Compressor, and Level Set Buffer. Guitar Center is proud to help introduce these new Fender Effects Pedals, and they're sure to be a hit with guitar pedal enthusiasts all over the musical spectrum.
In amplifiers, behold the new Boss Katana Amplifiers, one of the hottest guitar amps available. Named for the traditional Japanese samurai sword, Katana amps offer smooth, cutting tone in a variety of wattages to suit every player's needs. Just in from Fender, meet the new Rumble series bass amplifiers. The Fender Rumble Stage 800 bass amp features 800 watts for two powerful 10 in. drivers along with a compression tweeter that can be easily switched on and off for ideal treble response. The Fender Rumble Studio 40 bass amp features 40 watts that power one 10 in. driver. Both the Rumble Stage 800 and Rumble Studio 40 feature classic amp and cabinet tones from the onboard modeling made famous by Fender's Mustang GT amplifiers.
Synth lovers, check out the Behringer Model D Synthesizer, and the Moog DFAM percussion synth. Among the most anticipated tech product releases of this year is the Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer. The TR-8S brings one of the most popular drum machines of all time up to date with modern production techniques and professional sound design. Plus, the TR-8S lets you take any combination of ACB (Analog Circuit Behavior) drum sounds and your own samples imported from SD card to create your own custom kits and patterns. In recording software, Ableton Live 10 recently launched. You'll find all of the related Ableton recording studio software in our Ableton Live collection.
If you're looking for the latest in virtual instruments software for your studio, consider the new IK Multimedia Studio MAX 2. It's one of the largest collections of virtual instruments, mixing and mastering processors, amplifiers and effects. Choose the Studio MAX 2 Software Download, or the Studio MAX 2 Boxed Version, or find the perfect upgrade or cross-grade in our IK Multimedia Virtual Instruments collection. While you're beefing up your studio gear, check out the new Arturia KeyLab Essential 49 Black Edition keyboard controller bundled with the full version of Arturia’s award-winning Analog Lab 3 software. Plus, the newly released Steinberg 2-channel UR-RT2, and 4-channel UR-RT4 audio interfaces combine the acclaimed D-PRE Class A preamps with switchable Rupert Neve Designs input transformers for rich, full sound and enhanced harmonics. Rupert Neve is a legendary pro audio designer; the Steinberg UR-RT4 and UR-RT2 add Neve's renowned sound quality to a compact 24-bit/192kHz USB 2.0 interface that offers flexible I/O, rugged build quality, and outstanding value.
New for DJs in 2018, get your hands on the Pioneer DDJ-1000 professional DJ controller, or the Pioneer DJ DDJ-SB3, which offers even more portable digital DJing power than its predecessor, the Pioneer DDJ-SB2. The comprehensive yet portable 2-channel DDJ-SB3 offers on-jog displays, and mix functions like Filter Fade and Pad Trans, the latter of which lets you cut the volume in time with the BPM when you trigger the performance pads. Built for performing DJ-style scratch techniques, the DDJ-SB3 includes breakthroughs such as Pioneer's Pad Scratch and FX FADE functions, which open up entirely new creative avenues when you perform with Serato DJ. Plus, its design incorporates large jog wheels and intuitively laid out controls that keep your work-flow clean.
Don’t know how to play and want to get started? It’s easy with Guitar Center's enormous assortment of books and media. And players of all skill levels can attend our free Workshops Series and Recording Made Easy classes (opens in new window) every week. No matter your experience level or musical preference, our knowledgeable team of experienced musicians will help you find the right piece of gear for your band, ensemble or music venue. Whether you’re just getting started making music, or youre a working professional musician, Guitar Center has what you need to help make the sounds in your head a reality.