Fender has launched its second, free mobile app, Fender Tone, and its new Mustang GT amplifier series. The new products work in tandem to deliver accessible guitar tones catered to any player’s musical creativity.
From the company: Fender Digital has dubbed the new iPhone and Android application the “ultimate companion app” to the addition of three new Mustang GT amplifiers, Mustang GT 40, Mustang GT 100 and the Mustang GT 200.
Known as one of the best-selling series in Fender amp history, the new Mustang GT offerings provide enhanced signal processing for better fidelity and flexibility and a new easy, user-friendly interface.
Utilizing Fender’s first Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled amplifier, consumers will have the ability to manage thousands of presets created by Fender sound engineers, notable artists and guitarists, as well as players from the Mustang community. Users can edit effects, share their own presets, create setlists for performances, access easy to download upgrades via Wi-Fi and stream music through the Mustang GT amplifiers via Bluetooth technology.
To demonstrate the versatility of sounds Fender Tone and the new Mustang GT amplifier series provides, Fender tapped into artists across multiple musical genres—such as singer-songwriter Grimes, blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa and rock band Young The Giant—to capture the preset tones that give these artists their distinctive sounds for fans to replicate.
“Fender Tone is the second release in Fender Digital's suite of applications, and the first hardware companion application we have developed,” said Ethan Kaplan, chief product officer and general manager at Fender Digital. “It, alongside Fender Tune, aims to accompany players at every stage of their musical journey. Now, with artist-curated presets from Josh Adam Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gary Clark Jr. and Anthrax’s Scott Ian, channeling your favorite