Pick of the Week

Jim picks the Schecter Hellraiser Extreme C-1fr

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This week on Roxy’s ‘Pick of the Week Post’, we talk electric guitars. We have some really nice guitars hanging on the wall right now, but when asked about his favorite, Jim didn’t hesitate before answering with Schecter Hellraiser.

What is the first thing you notice about the guitar?

Jim: The purple burst finish looks dimensional, I really like the transparency of it. And the inlays on the fretboard look great also.

How would you describe the playability?

Jim: I would say it’s very smooth and comfortable, so easy to play. That’s probably my favorite thing about this guitar. Also,The fret job is amazingly smooth.

Have you plugged it in yet?

Jim: Yea, and it sounds amazing. And is also very versatile, good clean tones due to the single coil push/pull pots. But it really excels in creating good distortion tones(rhythm or lead tones). In my opinion, active EMG pickups are a good choice when you want a more compressed tone and clarity.

So who would you recommend this guitar to?

Jim: Anyone into playing rock, classic rock, metal; basically anyone who is looking to use lots of distortion and  needs a high output and low noise pickup.The Floyd Rose is a great addition for any need and stays in tune very well. Any beginner or intermediate player would be very happy with this guitar!

The Schecter Hellraiser Extreme is the perfect blend of beauty and muscle. If you want more information, you can check out the description on our website, give us a call at 585-343-7222 or come on in and give it a try. Be prepared to be wowed.

Roxy’s Music Store
228 W. Main St
Batavia, NY 14020

 

 

 

Roland BK7M & Digital V-Accordion Training Video Now For Sale

Hooking up and using the Roland BK7M to your Roland Digital V-Accordion can be a tricky task. We at Roxy’s Music Store and Leon have teamed up to take all the guess work and troubles away so you can get up and running with a full understanding of how to use your digital accordion with this amazing rhythm unit.

Roxy’s Music Store’s Roland BK7M Tutorial & Training Video Series used to only be available to those who bought there BK7M Backing Module through our store. We’ve now released it for sale to the public. If you buy your BK7M through Roxy’s, the 3 disc, 4 1/2 hour, training series is still included for free with your purchase. Watch the video below for details on this amazing offer and links to buy are at the bottom of the post.

The DVD product includes:

• Three DVD disks
• One USB memory stick with saved performances and expansion accompaniment styles

Instruction subjects:

• Connection of BK to both V-Accordion and to required audio equipment
• Basic configuration for playing V-Accordion treble sounds with BK auto accompaniment
• How to activate and control BK auto accompaniment from V-Accordion
• V-Accordion bass fingering technique for playing BK auto accompaniment
• Configuration for playing BK-7m treble sounds with proper dynamic response to bellows action
• Activation and control of BK-7m treble sounds with auto accompaniment
• Sheet music written with auto accompaniment in mind
• Playing Minor 7th chords on an accordion Stradella bass system
• Connecting and configuring iPad to BK-7m for better feature accessibility
• Using “Music Assistant” to find appropriate accompaniment styles for particular songs • Creating, saving, and playing complex orchestrations
•Using the BK’s “Performance Next” feature for “hands off” control of both BK treble voices and auto accompaniment
•Using “Intro” as a transition in the middle of a song
•Using expansion accompaniment styles provided on memory stick
•Using example Palmer-Hughes orchestrations (Performances) on memory stick
•Suggestions for using other BK features on your own

Instruction level for all accordionists, beginner or advanced.

You can buy it here: http://www.roxys.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=2256&sku=BK7MTraining
on eBay:http://www.ebay.com/itm/Roland-BK7m-and-Roland-V-Accordion-Training-DVDs-/171190257213?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27dbbc063d

or call us direct at 585-343-7222

Peavey Vypyr Series [with video]

Peavey has outdone themselves again with their newly redesigned Vypyr series digital modeling amps.

Previously, the Vypyr was a great sounding – do it all – electric guitar amp. Now, it’s a great sounding – do it all – electric guitar, acoustic guitar and bass amp. They’ve revamped their electronics so, with a push of a button, you can choose settings for the instruments you want to plug into the amp and have a different set of effects and amp models for each instrument.
We believe you could probably get a nice sound out of these with a keyboard if you wanted as well.

We’ll post specs full specs below for each amp, but we’ll give you some highlights on why the new VIP1, VIP2, and VIP3 outshines their previous award winning Vypyr Series amps.

  • The smallest and cheapest Vypyr is now the VIP1. The old Vypyr, unfortunately didn’t have a hook-up for the Sanpera series footpedals. They’ve now added that to the VIP, so you can access even more of your amp buy buying the optional Sanpera I or Sanpera II Pedal.
  • The VIP1 is now 20 watts, where the previous version was 15.
  • The VIP2 is now 40 watts, where the previous version was 30.
  • The VIP3 is the largest in the vypyr line. It is 100 watts and features an LCD display which allows you to quickly access preset settings to many styles of music from legendary guitarists and bands. Want a Led Zepplin style sound? ACDC? SRV? Black Sabbath? Insert your favorite band here? – It’s in there. No more having to dial in all your settings to get what you want. However, you can still dial in your own sounds to your liking.
  • USB ports are now available on all models. So you can hook up your amp to your computer and record directly from your amp. This will also allow you to access more features with Peavey’s software. We presume if there were a firmware upgrade, you’d be able to utilize the USB port for this as well.

You can buy a Vypyr from us right here: http://www.roxys.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=2156&sku=vypyrvyip1

Peavey Vypyr Video Demo:

Peavey Vypyr Full Specs:

VIP 3

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  • 100 Watts
  • One 12″ Custom voiced modeling speaker
  • Patented TransTube® technology
  • PowerSponge 100 Watt to 1 Watt variable power
  • 112 Acoustically ported semiclosed back
  • Over 400 amp accessible presets
  • LCD Display for quick preset, model and effect selection
  • 10 instrument models including Acoustic guitar simulators, 12 String guitar model, Mandolin model, 7 String model, Baritone Model, Resonator model, Electric Violin, Bass guitar models
  • Enhanced chromatic tuner
  • 12 Amp accessible stompbox models plus delay reverb and wah (with optional Sanpera)
  • 36 on board amp models
  • 6 bass amp models
  • 6 acoustic amp models
  • WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) controls
  • On-board looper (with optional Sanpera I or II)
  • Amp accessible real time dual parameter controls
  • Amp accessible global reverb and delay
  • 26 Total on-board amp accessible effects.
  • Tap Tempo
  • Bi-directional USB – Data – Midi – Audio record out
  • Studio quality headphone out
  • Aux/MP3/CD input
  • Up to 5 effects simultaneously (with optional Sanpera™ I or II)
  • Weight Packed: 29.39 lb(13.329 kg)

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  • 40 Watts
  • One 12″ Custom voiced modeling speaker
  • Patented TransTube® technology
  • Acoustically ported semi-closed back
  • 10 instrument models including Acoustic guitar simulators, 12 String guitar model, Mandolin model, 7 String model, Baritone Model, Resonator model, Electric Violin, Bass guitar models
  • Enhanced chromatic tuner
  • 16 Presets
  • 12 Amp accessible stompbox models plus delay reverb and wah (with optional Sanpera)
  • 36 on board amp models
  • 6 bass amp models
  • 6 acoustic amp models
  • On-board looper (with optional Sanpera I or II)
  • WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) controls
  • Amp accessible real time dual parameter controls
  • Amp accessible global reverb and delay
  • 26 Total on-board amp accessible effects
  • Tap Tempo
  • Bi-directional USB – Data
  • Midi – Audio record out
  • Studio quality headphone out
  • Aux/MP3/CD input
  • Up to 5 effects simultaneously (with optional Sanpera™ I or II)
  • Weight Packed: 29.00 lb(13.154 kg)

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  • 20 watts
  • Acoustic guitar simulation
  • Bass guitar Simulation
  • Acoustically ported semi-closed back
  • Patented TransTube® technology
  • 16 Presets
  • Specially voiced 8″ modeling speaker
  • 25 amp accessible effects
  • 36 on board amp models
  • 6 bass amp models
  • 6 acoustic amp models
  • On-board looper – activated with optional Sanpera™ I or II
  • WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) controls
  • Amp accessible real time dual parameter controls
  • Amp accessible global reverb and delay
  • Tap Tempo
  • Bi-directional USB – Data – Midi – Audio record out
  • Aux/MP3/CD input
  • Studio quality headphone out
  • Up to 4 effects simultaneously
  • Enhanced chromatic tuner
  • Weight Packed: 20.00 lb(9.071 kg)

Cole Clark Electric Guitar Sale

Culprit III Telecaster Style

Cole Clark Culprit III

Cole Clark Australia announced that it is discontinuing their entire electric guitar line. We happen to have the largest selection (maybe the only selection) of Culprits, Guardians, Stealths and Mistress’ in the entire United States. Because they’re being discontinued, we have our entire stock on sale.

These are amazingly well built guitars that rival any Fender Stratocaster or Telecaster.

We’ve also discounted their acoustic series as well as their ukuleles. Look for the FL1, FL2, Angel, Triumph and Ukulady series. We have 12 strings, lefties and many different wood combinations to choose from.

Check out our entire selection over on eBay:
http://stores.ebay.com/roxysmusicstore1/

We even have the super rare Violap – lap steel: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cole-Clark-Violap-RARE-Lap-Steel-/111145836432

Roland FR2 Accordion Sale [with VIDEO]

We have a large stock of the lightweight Roland FR2 Digital Accordions at an amazingly low price.

Get this great accordion at an amazing price while they last.

Check out this great video that demonstrates the possibilities of the Roland FR2 Digital Accordion:

Here’s where you can buy them:
eBay:
[Black]http://bit.ly/1cSv37p
[White]http://bit.ly/13VGe8b

Roxys.com:
http://www.roxys.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=48&sku=FR2