Fender unleash Player Plus series guitars via TikTok?

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Fender unleash Player Plus series guitars via TikTok?

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Words by Sam McNiece

With a bright and interesting range of guitar models.

After the rampant success of their Player series guitars which launched in 2018, Fender have just announced the Player Plus series, building on these entry-level builds with improved components and bright new colour-ways.

What you need to know:

  • Fender have just announced the Player Plus Series which features five new entry level Fender guitars.
  • In the series there’s two Strats, two Teles, a P bass and two Jazz basses with feature rolled fretboards and new noiseless pickups.
  • Collaborating with popular musicians on TikTok, Fender have launched their own channel on the platform promising exclusive content.

Read all the latest product news here.

Featuring their new noiseless pickups, Fender’s Player Plus Series is designed to be approachable (and affordable) with a 12″-radius fingerboard with rolled edges and Modern “C” shape neck for comfortable playing.

“We designed the Player Plus series to match the unique characteristics of today’s players and creators,” said Justin Norvell, EVP Fender Products. “When we first launched the Player Series in 2018, we set a new standard for what an entry-point Fender could be. Now, the Player Plus series offers a next-level playing experience to help a new generation share their passion and distinct perspective. The newly-voiced Noiseless pickups and rolled edges of the neck deliver the power and precision modern artists demand.”

Utilising these modern Noiseless pickups, the highs can cut through the mix without an overpowering hum or buzz and there’s a guitar here for all styles of players.

Interesting guitars from this release are the Stratocaster HSS—which features humbucking and noiseless single coil pickups—and the Telecaster Nashville—which adds a Strat pickup in between the two Tele pickups you’d expect, enabling a wider range of tone.

Of the range, the colours really stand out, with Fender pushing these Player Plus Series models into a more vibrant territory. This may be the reason Fender has just launched a TikTok account and dropped the range on there. In the future they are aiming to create exclusive content for the platform, with educational videos and content drops expected.

Check out an intro to the Player Plus series below.

Head to Fender for more information on the Player Plus Series.