That’s kind of the point too, considering that MIM models are Fender’s budget brand (above Squier).However, over the last decade or so, the MIMs has gotten a considerable face lift and the overall quality is very high.Depending on the radius, thickness and contour of the neck, maples are generally brighter sounding with a bit more top and less mid range.
It was released theatrically on September 27, 2014, with the television broadcast set for October 17 and the Region 1 DVD/Blu-ray release exactly one month later on October 28, 2014.
Set between seasons four and five of the show, the film picks up after the original one — Twilight Sparkle has gone home to Equestria and is now the Princess of Friendship, while her friends in the human world have reunited and Sunset Shimmer is attempting to make amends for her evil ways despite the school hating her.
Like the neck, the wood used for the body, and its quality, plays a role in how the guitar sound.
Alder is used in most Fender Strats mainly because of its light weight and it’s easy to finish due to minimal grain lines.
Some like thick necks and some prefer a thinner contour.
Some like the vintage glossy nitro finish and some prefer the more modern satin finish.
Alder is also the most neutral sounding of the commonly used wood types with a full tone, well balanced lower end a hint of mid range.
Swamp ash, or southern ash, is considered as the most musical wood and it’s often preferred by the more demanding players.
However, a new threat enters the scene: three new students, Adagio Dazzle, Aria Blaze, and Sonata Dusk (collectively known as "The Dazzlings").
Using some sort of dark magic channeled by their singing, the trio spreads a Hate Plague across Canterlot High, turning a friendly talent show into a Battle of the Bands.
In fact, the reason why they are cheaper, ha sless to do with quality but rather lower labour costs, cheaper type of laquer and apply methods etc.