Whats New

June 2013

For the past couple of months, the music industry has been inundated with an outstanding array of gear.   We have chosen 10 of these products as our 'top picks.'  If you want to know why we picked them and what makes these releases truly unique and innovative, then keep on reading.

(In no particular order)

1. Roland V-Combo VR 09 Keyboard

 Why it rocks:
  • Professional keyboard with instant-access operation for performing musicians
  • Light and mobile; battery or AC power
  • Pro-quality acoustic and electric pianos, including grand piano with 88-note stereo multi-sampling
  • SuperNATURAL-powered Virtual Tone Wheel organ with nine harmonic bars, plus newly developed transistor-type ‘60s organ tone
  • Wide range of synth tones, from vintage classics to modern essentials

2. Fender Japan FSR Strat and Bass

Why the Strat Rocks:

Why the Bass Rocks: 
  • Alder Body
  • Vintage Size Frets
  • Japan "JG" Vintage Pickups
  • Original Wiring
  • Only 90 Available For All of North America  

3.  TC-Helicon Harmony Singer

 Why It Rocks:

  • All-in-one, compact pedal featuring Vocal Harmony, Tone and Reverb
  • Up to two harmony voices guided automatically by the guitar via the In/Thru connection
  • Adaptive Tone “sweetens” overall vocal quality
  • 3 high-quality Reverb styles with adjustable level

4.  Yamaha DGX650 Keyboard

Why It Rocks: 

 5.  Fender Classic Series With High Gloss Nitro Lacquer

Why It Rocks:

6.  Yamaha DTX-502 Electronic Drums

Why It Rocks:
  • Similar kit configurations to their proven DTX500 series 
  • Improved sound quality, expressive playability and user-friendly functionality
  • Textured cellular silicone snare head 
  • All-new TP70 tom pads

7.  Gibson Les Paul Custom Lite Electric Guitar Ebony

Why It Rocks:
  • Thinline, weight-relieved version of the classic Les Paul Custom
  • Thinner, lighter body is incredibly comfortable to play over long gigs
  • 490R and 498T humbucking pickups serve up classic LP tone
  • Coil-split switch lets you access single-coil tones too
  • Quartersawn mahogany neck is more rigid than plain-sawn necks, for more sustain and durability
  • Bound rosewood fretboard feels and plays smooth
  • Chunkier '50s-style neck profile satisfies Les Paul purists 

 8.  Roland FR-8X V-Accordions

Why It Rocks:
  • Flagship V-Accordion, filled with many enhancements requested by pro accordionists
  • Newly developed Dynamic Bellows Behavior technology emulates the true bellows response of an acoustic accordion in every register
  • Simple and convenient onboard battery charging with an AC adapter
  • A large selection of accordion sounds from around the world, plus 180 orchestra and percussion sounds and world-class Virtual Tone Wheel organs
  • Four powerful multi-effects engines (MFX), with dedicated MFX for Accordion, Orchestra 1, Orchestra 2, and Orchestra Chord sections
  • Available in Black and Red Finishes; also in Piano and Button Type

9.  TC Electronic Ditto Looper

Why It Rocks:
  • The guitar player's looper - made for guitarists by guitarists 
  • Dirt simple looping - and nothing but looping 
  • True bypass and Analog-Dry-Through  5 minutes of looping 
  • Undo / Redo function 
  • Unlimited overdubs  
  • 24 bit uncompressed high qualityaudio
  • Ultra-small footprint

 10.  Electro-Voice ZLX Passive Loudspeaker

Why It Rocks:
  • 15" woofer for extended low-frequency response and 1.5" high-frequency titanium compression driver
  • 44 Hz – 20 kHz frequency range
  • 250 W continuous and 1000 W peak power handling
  • 96 dB SPL sensitivity; 126 dB max SPL

 Bonus Feature: Deal of the Day!

L.A. Music has recently introduced a new 'Deal of the Day' program.  Check back often for your chance to get a discount on amazing products.


January 2013

Are you a rabid enthusiast for the latest and state of the art musical instruments?  L.A. Music has you covered on what to expect from your favourite top brands such as Fender, Squier, EVH and much more!

Leading the new release of products is Fender's new Select Series models.  Since Fender designs the guitars belonging to this product line as "select guitars for select individuals," you can be guaranteed that when you buy a Fender Select guitar through lamusic.ca, you are getting outstanding expertise  a wealth of high-end features and elegant design options to discerning musicians everywhere. With choice tone woods, figured tops and strikingly beautiful finishes, the U.S.-made Select Series presents Fender’s finest selection.  Plus, with our product care initiative, you can be sure that any guitar that you take off from our hands is kept safely in our "vault" and is thoroughly analyzed and inspected before it is yours. 

Fender recently added two new and unique models to their Select Series line, including the Carved Maple Top Jazzmaster and the Carved Blackwood Top Tele.

Fender Select Series Carved Maple Top Jazzmaster HH

A distinctive high-end version of a venerable Fender classic, it boasts a potent pair of new Wide Range Special humbucking pickups and a "channel-bound" rosewood fingerboard--a brand-new Fender innovation in which the compound-radius (9.5"-14") rosewood fingerboard is "inlaid" into the thick modern "C"-shaped maple neck.

Fender Select Series Carved Blackwood Top Telecaster SH

The new Fender Select Carved Blackwood-Top Telecaster SH is powerful, beautiful and light, with a chambered alder body, gorgeous carved Tasmanian blackwood top and hand-stained Natural finish with gloss lacquer topcoat.

Fender also added exciting new guitars to their Pawn Shop line including a Mustang Bass, a Bass VI Domestic, 70's Strat Deluxe and Super-Sonic Domestic.   Here are some photos to tickle your fantasy:

(Fender Pawn Shop 70's Stratocaster Deluxe)

Hold on tight, we're not nearly done!  

Squier is releasing a new Fender Special Run FSR line that will include guitars in limited edition colours and new pickup configurations.   

Next Up are the new American Vintage Resissue Basses! These are some of the  models to watch out for; '58, '63, '64 '74. 

 (Fender American Vintage '64 Jazz Bass)

On the hunt for FENDER AMPS? L.A. Music is the place to shop!  Here are some of the latest options that we have for you:

Fender Revamp Mustang Line Mustang V2, '57 Bandmaster and the Acoustic 15

Fender Revamp Mustang Line V2 

A new look and all the flexibility you've come to expect from a Fender® Mustang. The new Fender® Mustang V.2 amplifier series raises the standard for modern guitar versatility and muscle, including five new amp models, five new effects, intelligent pitch shifting and XLR stereo outputs in Mustang models III, IV and V.

Fender is also coming out with a few cool Acoustics including Reso-Tele, New T-Buckets
Including the Vince Ray Voodoo and the Mando Strat.

   (Fender Reso-Tele)

Last, but not least, Fender has also come out with a Passport Mini Domestic!


Call to preorder. - Toll Free: 1.877.76 MUSIC (1.877.766.8742) Local: 905.271.0303 


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