Product Spotlight: Brand New Fender Fortis PA Speakers


We now have in stock the brand new range of Fender Fortis PA Speakers. Powered by dual onboard Class ‘D’ amplifiers with an impressive total of 1300 Watts, they are available in two speaker sizes of either 12 or 15 inches and come with full Bluetooth Connectivity. They are now available in store and are also on display, so pop in and have a look. You can find full details and payment options on our Online Shop here

Here’s what Fender say about their new Fortis Speakers: Experience revolutionary Fender sound in an easily portable package that’s ideal for DJs, schools, houses of worship, solo performers, businesses or small-to-medium sized venues with the Fortis’ active two-way powered speaker. Combining the power of streaming technology and versatile design with user-friendly features, the Fender Fortis is 1,300W of audio power packed into a lightweight package.

With a wide variety of I/O connections, the three-channel Fender Fortis can handle almost any source you send to it – even offering high-quality stereo Bluetooth audio for wirelessly streaming music from any Bluetooth source. Channel One is dedicated to line-level signals while Channel Two accepts line- and mic-level signals. Channels One and Two are fed by discrete balanced XLR-1/4” TRS combo connectors while Channel Three offers stereo Bluetooth and 3.5mm auxiliary inputs. The Bluetooth signal can be passed on in stereo to additional enclosures via the extension and loop outputs. Proportionally powered by dual onboard Class ‘D’ amplifiers, the 1.75” titanium horn-loaded driver receives 300 watts of power while the sub woofer is allocated an impressive 1000 watts. These drivers work in tandem to create crystal-clear room-filling sound with 40°x90° and 50°x90° dispersion patterns. The easy-to-use rear panel controls include a three-position EQ switch and four-position LF switch to tailor the response of the speaker to the room along with per-channel volume and signal controls. Two rear-panel XLR connectors offer switchable mono/stereo balanced loop-through and extension outputs, allowing for easy system expansion.

The highly robust and reliable enclosure is constructed from 9-ply voidless plywood with a hard-wearing paint and powder-coated perforated steel grill to shrug off the abuse of the road. M10 rigging points and a 35mm pole socket with vertical and 7.5° downward angles make it easy to optimally position the speaker while the trapezoidal form factor allow you to use it as a floor monitor with two angles to ensure proper aiming. Three flush-mounted ergonomic cup handles grace the exterior for easy handling of the lightweight enclosure. The Fortis is a bold new entry from Fender, offering amazing performance and value for almost any small-to-mid-sized application.

You can find the Fender Fortis PA Speakers and all of our other PA speakers on Our Online Shop here or on display in store. All our items are available for demo, so you’re welcome to pop in and try anything that catches your eye.

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Product Spotlight: New Electro-Harmonix Effects Pedals


You can find all of our latest Electro-Harmonix items and other effects pedals on Our Online Shop here or on display in store. All our effects pedals are available for demo, so you’re welcome to pop in and try anything that catches your eye.

Electro-Harmonix are one of our most popular brands of effects pedals at Modern Music. Electro-Harmonix have a huge range of pedals, and we try to keep the most popular pedals in stock. If there’s a particular pedal that you’d like to purchase but can’t see on our Online Shop, just let us know and we can pop it on our next order soon.

Our Drum Department will now match any UK internet price on Drum Sticks and Drum Heads

Drum Sticks and Heads

We would like to let all of our customers know that to remain competitive with the lowest internet prices, our Drum Department will now match any UK internet price on Drum Sticks and Drum Heads. This is part of our ongoing battle to keep business local and to keep one of the last remaining Drum Specialists in the South West going.

Our Drum Department has been a big part of Modern Music for the last 30 years and we’ve worked hard to become stockists for all the major drum brands. In both of our departments we monitor prices online and keep competitive, but recently it has become more noticeable on prices for drum sticks and drum heads.

We stock all the major Drum Stick brands, types and sizes including: Zildjian, Promark, Vic Firth and more! We also stock all the major Drum Head brands, types and sizes including: Remo, Evans, Aquarian, Various Multipacks and more! – Click here for more info

So pop in to our Drum Department or contact us on 01872 271701 for more details to buy your Sticks and Heads locally at the best prices in the UK!

Welcome to the New Modern Music Website

Hello and Welcome to the brand new Modern Music Website. Our new website will allow us to have better online communication with our customers and provide up to date news on our latest products, stock updates and special deals.

Enjoy looking through the various new pages and check out the Tech Tips page to keep up to date with detailed answers to your most popular Guitar Tech questions.

Our new website will expand and evolve over time, but we also want to get feedback and ideas from our customers. So please let us know what you think and email us at