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Reasons to visit PMT Cardiff
Professional Music Technology is the 12th music store in the UK’s largest, award-winning musical instrument shop chain, and our first ever PMT music shop in Wales.
Cardiff Music Shop
PMT Cardiff is unlike any other music shop. All 5,000 square feet of the store is a true 'House of Rock', filled with the latest guitars, bass guitars, amplifiers, drums, cymbals, studio and recording equipment, PA systems and DJ gear. Plus, we host special events, deals, free music lessons and live music performances from endorsed artists to bring the PMT spirit to South Wales.
There are also plenty of special features in our Cardiff music shop, including a Fender and Gibson guitar wall, an acoustic guitar room, an acoustically-treated guitar booth and an underground drum cave. Plus, we also stock plenty of second-hand instruments, offer part exchange services and can even help you learn to play the guitar too.
The Best Guitar Shop
We fit right into the Cardiff’s rock-heavy music scene with our Fender and Gibson electric guitar and bass walls! From stunning Stratocasters to awesome Les Pauls, to 7-stringed Ibanez guitars to beautiful limited-edition PRS guitars, there’s plenty of stringed goodness for you to check out with the help of the Guitar Experts at PMT Cardiff. And if you’re looking for a supercharged sound for your guitar, we have all the latest guitar pedals available too from Strymon, TC Electronic, Electro-Harmonix, BOSS, Jim Dunlop, Wampler and Hotone, plus plenty of amplifiers from Marshall Amps, Orange Amps, Ashdown, Blackstar, Mesa Boogie and much more.
And acoustic guitar players in Cardiff, never fear! We have an entire room dedicated to acoustic guitars from Taylor, Martin, Yamaha, Washburn and Faith, so whether you’re looking for a beginner guitar or your dream custom-made axe, PMT Cardiff should always be your first port of call.
Drum Shop Cardiff
PMT Cardiff is a very special PMT store, not just because it’s our first ever Welsh PMT shop, but also because it contains our very first underground drum shop too. Take a trip downstairs into the ‘The Drum Cave’ to try out beautiful 5-piece kits from Tama, Mapex, Drum Workshop Inc., Natal, Ludwig, Sonor and Gretsch, plus the latest Roland, Yamaha and Alesis electronic drum kits too.
Our Cardiff Drum Shop has something for everyone of all ages, from young budding beginners to professional drummers ready to record their first studio album, you can find everything an avid drummer would want to find in our drum cave. With top brand name acoustic and electronic drum kits all ready to be tested, stacks of popular drum sticks and accessories to make your drum kit your own, the Cardiff Drum Store is a haven for all things drums.
In addition to our extensive selection of professional level acoustic drum kits, we also stock an array of kids drum kits and can put together a complete kids drum set for the junior drummers out there. If your child is beginning their journey into the world of drums, we’re here to help and can create the perfect package for your child whether they’re in elementary school or secondary school - we have many different drum kit set ups designed for all ages. Pop in to PMT Cardiff today to speak to one of our expert drum experts about our kids drum kits.
Cardiff Amps, Backline & PA
If you’re looking to crank it up to 11 at gigs, events or venues, then look no further than the Live Sound department at the Cardiff music shop. We have a full PA wall that's filled with all the products you’ll need to cover both front and backline. We have all guitarists’ and bassists’ favourite amplifier brands in stock, including Marshall, Orange, VOX, Blackstar, Ashdown, Line 6, Mesa Boogie and more.
We also have all the latest microphones, mixing desks and PA speakers and systems from QSC, Mackie, M-Audio, Sennheiser, Shure, Allen & Heath, RCF, BOSE and Wharfedale.
Wales DJ & Studio Equipment
The Cardiff music shop doesn’t just cater for bands – we have plenty of studio, recording and DJ equipment in-store for our electronic and computer-based music producers. Whether you’re looking for the best studio monitors and headphones for your bedroom studio or the ultimate DJ gear, we have you covered with our Hi-Tech Experts and amazing music equipment and software from KRK, Adam Audio, AKAI, Focusrite, Native Instruments, Numark, Universal Audio and Ableton. Plus, PMT Cardiff houses an ADAM Audio Authorised Listening Center in-store too, so you can try out the latest studio monitors in a professional music studio environment so you can find the best ones for you.
Keyboards, Synthesizers & Digital Pianos
And if keys are more your thing, we also have the latest synthesizers, MIDI keyboards and digital pianos in stock from the world's leading brands, including Korg, Moog, Nord, Novation, Roland and Yamaha.
Church PA System Setup, Installation and Equipment Specialists – Cardiff
When you need advice on the best sound system for Church set ups, speak to our PA experts here at Professional Music Technology, Bristol. Our PA experts specialise in Church sound system installation and can advise you on all aspects of PA, whether you need the best sound equipment for Churches, complete wireless microphone integration or advice on how to get the best out of your Church music systems we're here to help.
We also offer a range of easy to manage finance options, so you can get the Church sound system setup you need without the large up-front cost.
Whether you need initial advice or someone to install your entire system PA system and maintain, we offer complete, installed live sound solutions for halls, Churches and venues of all sizes so call into PMT Cardiff today to speak to our PA team and let us help you get the best PA system for your Church.
How to Get Here
In the city: PMT Cardiff is located on St Mary Street; however, we do have another entrance which can be accessed via Wyndham Arcade on Mills Street. We’re slap-bang in the city centre and a 5-minute walk away from Cardiff Castle and the Millennium Stadium.
By bus: The nearest bus stop is directly outside the shop on St Mary’s Street. The buses that stop there are TrawsCymru T4 (Methyr Tydfil, Brecon, Newtown), Blackwood 26, Cardiff 100, Maerdy 124, Porth 132, Creigiau 136, Canton 608, Graig-y-Rhacca A, Senghenydd B, Culverhouse Cross X1, Pontypool/ Cwmbran X3 and Merthyr Tdyfil/ Brynmawr/ Abergavenny X4.
By train: The nearest train station is Cardiff Central, which is a 3-minute walk away from the shop.
By car: Street parking is available outside of the shop, plus we’re a 3-minute walk away from St David’s (Dewi Sant) Shopping Centre.