Watch Fender’s Futuristic Player Plus Meteora HH in Action with Wet Leg
Since the launch of Player More Meteors collection earlier this year (including the Meteora HH and Active Meteora Bass) Fender collaborated with a wide range of artists to demonstrate the scope of the new offset line.
After the appearances of alternative pop groups Japanese breakfast (opens in a new tab) and texan tunesmith Teezo touched (opens in a new tab)a new film featuring Isle of Wight indie rockers Wet Leg playing a Meteora HH has been released.
Between renditions of three tracks – namely Wet Dream, Ur Mom and Oh No – the musical inspiration of Wet Leg chat, obscure jokes and what it’s like to be a neighbor of London’s Psychedelic Society…
Fender Player Plus Meteora HH
First appearing in 2018 as a limited-run model, the visually striking Meteora represents another historic design in Fender’s decades. electric guitar construction history that began in 1950 with the Esquire and Broadcaster Tele style solid bodies.
This futuristic shift rubs shoulders with the iconic Telecaster and Stratocaster models in the ranks of Fender’s popular Player Plus line.
“The guitar emulates a fusion of unexpected elements that work in perfect harmony and serves as a paradigm of Fender’s groundbreaking innovation and revered industry leadership,” said Justin Norvell, executive vice president of product at FMIC.
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Currently available in a selection of four finishes, including Silverburst (above), Cosmic Jade, Belair Blue and 3-tone Sunburst, the HH Meteors sports two Fireball humbuckers for enhanced power and clarity, while Fender’s unique S-1 switching provides coil separation for added tonal range.
Other modern appointments include locking tuners and a 2-point “tremolo” for stable tuning and smooth vibrato operation.
A satin-finished C-shaped neck with a 12-inch radius fingerboard with rolled edges provides a super comfortable playing experience.
Fender Player Plus Active Meteora Bass
The Player Plus Active Meteora Bass also appears in a range of vibrant colors. These currently include Opal Spark (below), Silverburst, Tequila Sunrise and 3-tone Sunburst.
This guitar has also been fitted with humbuckers, albeit in the form of Fireball Bass pickups, to produce clear highs, balanced mids and pumped lows.
Switchable between passive and active operation, an 18-volt preamp allows the highs, mids, and bass to be boosted or cut for detailed tonal sculpting.
Like its six-string sibling, the Active Meteora Bass features a satin-finished C-shaped neck and 12-inch radius fingerboard with rolled edges.
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To learn more, visit the Fender website (opens in a new tab).