Roland FR-8X V-Accordion

With the incredible new FR-8x, Roland has perfected the synergy between traditional accordion playability and modern digital power.

New Fender Standard Series Plus Top Stratocaster Models!

Everything you love about Standard Series Strats but with the added elegance of a flame maple top!

TC Electronic's Ditto Looper Comes Alive!

Ditto Looper was designed from the ground up with guitarists in mind

Zero Percent Event at L.A. Music!

L.A. Music is excited to announce ZERO PERCENT hassle free financing for 6 or 12 months upon credit approval. Call today for more details. Apply in-store or online. Hurry, offer ends May 31st, 2013. Some exclusions may apply. Offer is subject to credit approval.

Gibson Les Paul Custom Lite Electric Guitar Ebony

The Classic Les Paul with a slimmer more comfortable design.

Thursday, February 10, 2011



Welcome to La Music Superstores Blog!

Here we will provide tech-tips, advice, and answers to FAQ about our music products.
We are proud to offer the public frequently updated information about our HOT DEALS and  featured specials.
L.A. MUSIC has the lowest price Guaranteed everyday on the music industry’s most popular music brands! You are Guaranteed 100% satisfaction even up to 30 days after the sale with our 7-Day exchange and 30 day best price Guarantee!!
We sell at the lowest possible price by using the leverage and economics of the Internet to offer you enormous savings.
Our unique selection of well-over 100,000 products in combination with our very competitive pricing and customer satisfaction Guarantee is what has made LA MUSIC the largest growing music store in Ontario, if not Canada.

L.A. Music Store opened its doors on Lakeshore Rd East. in Mississauga on September 1st, 1978.
Our humble beginnings started with a small 850 sq feet store front specializing in beginner instruments and music lessons. After almost 30 years of hard work and production, we have raised our new remodeled three story superstore!! The site is divided into ten alluring departments of pure music heaven!! Today, L.A. Music has evolved into a world renowned store and a major force in the Canadian music industry.
At L.A. Music we pride ourselves on being musicians selling to musicians. Our store was launched in 1978 with a few hundred products. Today we have grown to well over 100,000 products, making us the most comprehensive Internet music store.
L.A. Music caters to all your musical needs: Guitars, Folk Instruments, Amps, Keyboards, Drums, Live Sound, Recording, DJ Gear, Lighting, Woodwinds, Brass, strings, accessories and more!
230 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, ON, L5G 1G9
Toll Free: 1.877.76 MUSIC (1.877.766.8742)
Local: 905.271.0303
Fax: 647.258.5465
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Carl Martin PlexiTone Overdrive Pedal

La Music is proud to present the Carl Martin PlexiTone Overdrive Pedal!
The PlexiTone offers two step overdrive, the crunch channel and the high gain channel, on top of that it gives you an up to 20dB clean boost channel.
The crunch channel goes from subtle overdrive to hard rock gain stage, the high gain channel goes from rock gain stages to absolutely meltdown, with loads of gain and low end, and all in a tone that brings the memory back to the early 80′s high gain guitar hero’s.
The PlexiTone has as most Carl Martin pedals a built in regulated (+-12V) Power supply, to secure the necessary headroom that gives you the great tone.
call: 905-271-0303  or  1-877-744-6832

Whats New from NAMM

Steinberg’s Cubase 6 is Launched at Winter NAMM 11
Steinberg introduces Cubase 6 and Cubase 6 Artist with an array of sensational new tools, inspiring instruments and effects, and a revolutionary approach to composing with MIDI and VST, Cubase once again pushes the definition of what’s possible.
The new VST Expression 2 feature set now includes Note Expression — a revolutionary composing tool that exceeds the limitations of the MIDI standard.
Steinberg’s Cubase 6 now also has a comprehensive toolset for lightning-fast multitrack editing, including state-of-the-art transient and tempo detection, multitrack phase-stable audio quantization and drum replacement functions. The new take-comping system provides a fast and effective way to build the perfect take.
Steinberg’s Cubase 6 comes with exciting new instruments and effect processors, including the VST Amp Rack guitar suite plug-in, HALion Sonic SE, a streamlined version of Steinberg’s HALion Sonic VST workstation, and LoopMash 2, the second incarnation of our innovative beat-mangling tool.
While Cubase 6 is tailored to professional musicians, producers, and composers, the new Cubase Artist 6 is the perfect choice for talented newcomers and seasoned musicians looking to combine the newest technologies with a vast array of musical features.


The Nighthawk is back and it is a smoking hot looker and performer. It has a set neck and it is 25.5 inch scale. It sports 3 different pickups with coin tapping and a five way switch which is, count them, nine distinct sounds. It has a string through at the back and an angled headstock which gives great sustain and tone.
The EPIPHONE NIGHTHAWK CUSTOM REISSUE has a Grade-AAA flamed maple veneer top finished in your choice of Fireburst, Honeyburst, Trans Amber or Trans Black, complemented by mother-of-pearl “crown” inlays in the ebony fingerboard that echo the classic crown inlay in the traditional Epiphone headstock.
The NEW Epiphone Nighthawk Reissue is a very lightweight super good looking instrument, and don’t let its super hot exterior fool you because it is loaded with versatility and performance under the hood. Try one out.
ZOOM UNVEILS THE NEW R8 Multi-track Recorder, Interface, and Controller at Winter NAMM 11
At Winter NAMM 2011, Zoom announced the R8, a portable music-production unit that takes the design features of Zoom’s R24 and puts them in a more compact, manageable size. Like the R24, the R8 features four production tools, 8-track playback, and 2-track simultaneous recording using SD memory cards. The R8 is a digital multi-track recorder, an audio interface, a control surface, and a pad sampler.
Small enough to fit into a guitar case or gig bag, the R8 delivers flexible and portable multi-track recording solutions. About the R8, Rob Garofala, National Accounts Sales Manager for Samson (Zoom’s U.S. distributor), says, “More than ever before, Zoom users have all the tools necessary to create studio-quality recordings on-the-go.”
With a sampler function that consists of 24 built-in voices, the R8’s built-in drum sounds can be triggered using 8 pads and 3 bank keys to assign sounds to each track and create loops. In addition, you can use the unit’s drum machine to create original backing beats or output a metronome for tempo control.
The R8 comes with a 2 GB SD card and supports up to 32 GB SDHC cards, for a maximum of 100 track hours. According to Zoom, using SD media for recording not only makes the R8 lighter and more portable, it also ensures increased reliability with no concern for a crashing hard drive.
Using the unit’s USB audio interface, you can take your R8 into your studio and record additional tracks. When you’re ready to mix, use the R8’s control surface capabilities to manage each function of your choice of DAW software. The R8 additionally offers 150 pro-quality guitar and studio effects to further enhance your recordings.
The EON515XT has been engineered for durability, high performance and ease of use. JBL has extended the reach of the current EON technology by improving input sensitivity, lowering the noise floor, adding user selectable EQ control and re-voicing the system for peak performance and enhanced audio precision
Through amplifier optimization and restructuring of the gain stages, JBL has increased the maximum SPL from 129 dB to 132 dB. JBL has made the system quieter when idling and re-voiced the system for a more even spectral balance.
The input sensitivity has been increased by 10dB to accommodate keyboards, musical instruments, drum machines and lower output sound reinforcement and DJ mixers. The EON15XT now offers user-adjustable EQ with individual bass and treble controls and a simplified 3-channel mixer configuration—an especially beneficial live performance feature that allows users to plug in multiple instruments and microphones.
Built to take the rigours of the road, the JBL EON515XT has been restyled for discretion with a tough, moulded black enclosure, black metal grille, black JBL badge, and charcoal EON grille logo. The EON515XT can be pole-mounted on a subwoofer or tripod stand using its 36 mm pole-mount socket, used in a floor monitor position or flown using its integrated M10 suspension points. It offers two 1/4-inch TRS inputs, one combination XLR/TRS input and an XLR loop-through output for connecting another EON speaker, recording device or for routing to an external devices. Weighing just 32.5 pounds, the EON515XT features multiple grip points designed for comfort, safety and balance.
The new EON210P makes it easy to enjoy great sound almost anywhere. It’s ideal for live music, schools, churches, presentations, parties or anywhere you need clear, powerful sound,” noted Richard Ruse, JBL Director of Marketing for Portable PA. “And because it’s so intuitive you don’t need to be an audio pro to use the EON210P— you can be up and running in just a few minutes.”
The JBL EON210P includes two 10-inch, 2-way speakers, an 8-channel powered stereo mixer with four digital effects, two 15-foot speaker cables and a convenient storage compartment for microphones and accessories. The mixer and storage compartment attach to the rear of the speakers, allowing for ease of movement when transporting the system. At a total weight of just 33 pounds, the EON210P is 20 pounds lighter than most other package PA systems in its class.
The EON210P can accommodate multiple microphones, instruments, portable music players and other audio sources. Channels 1–4 include XLR/1/4-inch combination connectors, individual Bass and Treble controls and an effect send, channels 5-6 have a pair of 1/4-inch stereo and a pair of stereo RCA jacks, and channels 7–8 have a 3.5mm stereo jack. The mixer also features a 30V phantom power supply for use with condenser microphones, 1/4-inch TRS and RCA stereo output jacks for connection to recording devices or for external routing, in addition to a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack.
Although compact, the EON210P packs plenty of sonic punch, thanks to its 300-watt-peak stereo amplifier and high-efficiency 2-way speakers, each with a 1.5-inch neodymium compression-driver tweeter and 10-inch high-excursion woofer. The EON210P can deliver 124dB peak system output and each speaker provides smooth, even coverage over a 100º x 60º listening area. The EON210P’s speakers can be placed on a floor or table, or pole-mounted using the speakers’ 36mm pole-mount socket.
MAPEX BLACK PANTHER SNARE SERIES has gone to FULL KIT STATUS! MAPEX unleashes the BLACK PANTHER BLASTER KIT at Winter NAMM 11! What sets this kit apart from other kits is the precise selection and combination of shell design, shell materials, hoop and drum heads. Mapex started with a thin traditional 5.1mm American maple shell, added a 3.4mm walnut reinforcing ring and a 5:5 bearing edge with a rounded back cut. This “sound shaping” process produces an extremely focused explosive maple sound with a beautiful dark walnut undertone.
The new Blaster series will be available in limited quantities for a short amount of time, beginning this first month of 2011. During the second half of the year, Mapex will introduce the next release in the series, the Velvetone, with more models to become available in 2012.
Mapex Black Panther Drum Kit Configurations
Blaster 4-piece BPL529XLWA22×18″ Kick Drum
10×8″ Rack Tom
12×9″ Rack Tom
16×16″ Floor Tom
Blaster 5-piece BPL628XLWA22×18″ Kick Drum
10×8″ Rack Tom
12×9″ Rack Tom
14×14″ Floor Tom

The new GIBSON LES PAUL BUCKETHEAD SIGNATURE guitar is crafted from a two piece maple top attached to a chambered mahogany body, one of the most legendary pairings for solid and semi solid guitar types, and it yields a beasty tone which is unmatched by others. The chambering adds dimension to the tone, volume and sustain. The buckethead has beautiful clean tones.
The finish is high gloss alpine white. The new GIBSON LES PAUL BUCKETHEAD SIGNATURE guitar has a nice long neck with more fret room on the higher notes for better accuracy. The LES PAUL BUCKETHEAD SIGNATURE is really fast and lighter than you might expect from a larger sized guitar.
With an oversized, chambered Les Paul body, a marker-less ebony fingerboard, and Buckethead’s choice of Gibson’s contemporary ceramic humbucking pickups—complete with modified electronics and “arcade” style kill switches—this is a Les Paul like none to have come before. It’s primed to get you noticed, and designed for utmost performance for the contemporary rock, metal, and shred performer.

ESP LTD Snakebyte James Hetfield Electric Guitar, Snow White
The James Hetfield Snakebyte is a brand new body style for LTD in 2011. It has a set-neck construction at 24.75″ scale, with a mahogany body and neck, and an ebony fingerboard with 22 XJ frets.
The Snakebyte comes with high-end components and features a pearloid snake inlay on the fingerboard.
ESP guitars are renowned for the quality of their construction and it’s a well earned distinction, as this quality is present in all their guitars and basses, from their top end signature models through to the more affordable LTD models. ESP and LTD Guitars and Basses feature high quality hardware and design features that are indicative of a company that has spent 35 years designing some of music’s most brutal, hard wearing and road worthy instruments.

Yamaha APX, CPX Electro-Acoustic Guitar Range Revamped
Yamaha have released their new and improved versions of their APX and CPX ranges of electro-acoustics at NAMM 2011. Yamaha’s APX range was first introduced in 1987 and was designed to be the ultimate performance electro-acoustic guitar and it has had great success ever since, combining playability and comfort with a unique slimline body design and advanced pickup and preamp technology. The APX range was joined later by the larger bodied CPX series which was designed to give a fuller, louder acoustic tone and a different look and voice. For 2011, the APX and CPX ranges get fully revamped with new electronics and updated cosmetics and now is available in some really nice new finish options.

Stagg – Electric Violin

The Stagg EVN4/4 electric violin is a great violin for intermediate and beginner players.  The Stagg EVN/44 is the ultimate violin! This Stage EVN4/4 is available in an array of colors .  Play this solid body electric violin through headphones or an amplifier.  The Stagg EVN/44 electric violin comes in it’s own case packed with extras which is an added bonus to the already extremely reasonable price point.
The ENV4/4 electric violin includes:
4/4 Silent Violin Set – Including: one solid bodied lacquered maple electric violin featuring 4 fine tuners, 2-band EQ & volume controls, internal headphone pre-amp, standard 6.3 mm output jack + 3.5 mm headphone mini output jack – Scale length: 395 mm / 15.5 in. – Total length: 590 mm / 23.2 in. Soft case comes with straps, bow, rosin, stereo headphones & 9 V battery.
 For all the versatility, colors, extras and the price point the ENV4/4 electric violin it is defineatly worth taking a look at it for sure.
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