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April, 2014

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LIOR – Scattered Reflections

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - April 8, 2014

There’s a certain calm which envelops you when experiencing a Lior recording or performance.  Even when he ramps it up a notch and straps on an electric guitar, it’s a serene sway rather than a rockin’ swagger. His music is simply a manifestation of the Melbourne-based balladeer himself. Lior has…

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JARED CAMPBELL (VELUDO) – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Oz rockers, Veludo have been gathering quite a ground-swell of interest with their energetic live shows and new single, Stay Young off their self-titled EP. The band’s bass player Jared Campbell runs through his gear for Australian Musician. What was your first bass? An old Epiphone SG double cut away…

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WATCH/K&M DRUMMER THRONES

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

The Picco drummer’s throne is a good choice, not just for the beginner, but for the advanced player too. A unique clamp with a patented push-button system affords user-friendly height adjustment. The handy clamping lever provides additional stability and a precisely fitted position. The stable double-braced steel leg construction with…

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WATCH/HERCULES RMX2 – Demo with DJay 4.2

Posted in DJ/dance, Gear    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Hercules DJConsole Rmx2 is a compact DJ controller, highly portable and offering uncompromising sound quality and features.  With DJay 4 on Mac, Hercules DJConsole Rmx2 is simple into both setup and performance. DJConsole Rmx2 standard version comes with Virtual DJ LE and DJUCED 40 which are ready to use straight…

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WATCH/KAWAI MP7 Stage Piano DEMO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Presentation of the new KAWAI MP7 stage piano. www.kawai.net.au/‎

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WATCH/TAYLOR GUITARS – THE NEXT 40 YEARS!

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Taylor Guitars’ Bob Taylor outlines his vision for the company for the next 40 years. Taylor Guitars distributed in Australia by www.audioproducts.com.au/‎

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WATCH/DEAN GUITARS DIMEBAG ‘ROOTS’ ML RELEASED AT NAMM

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Forged from an oak tree found outside of the Dallas studio at Dimebag Darrell’s house where Pantera did most of their recordings comes the Dimebag “Roots’ ML from Dean Guitars. Released at Winter NAMM 2014, the guitar was limited to just 200 units. Dean Guitars’ Artist Relations manager Josh Maloney…

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PETER ‘MAZ’ MASLEN – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 6, 2014

Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen  first came to our attention as drummer in 80s rock pop outfit Boom Crash Opera, a band which has been doing quite a few come back gigs lately. He can also be seen clicking sticks with Mark Seymour and The Undertow and a list (too long to…

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MICHAEL DOLCE – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 6, 2014

By the age of six, Michael Dolce already had the guitar bug. His playing credits today include the TV show The Voice (Australia), Delta Goodrem, Keith Urban, Lionel Richie, Seal, Roachford, Mica Paris and more. Michael’s latest achievement is his instrumental guitar album ‘Everything Til Now. What was your first…

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