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GUITAR TUNER FEATURE: PART TWO – TUNER OPTIONS

Posted in Accessories, Artists, Gear, Special Features    //    Post Date - September 28, 2017

In part one of our guitar tuning feature, we spoke to a number of local players about the tuners they use and why. In part two we now look at some of the tuning options currently available on the market. TC Electronic Distributed in Australia by Amber Technology PolyTune is…

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BOME BOX -NOW IN AUSTRALIA

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - September 22, 2017

Introducing the ultimate MIDI swiss army knife BomeBox – Now In Australia So much more than just a USB MIDI Host. RRP: $349 BomeBox™: the USB MIDI Host & Hub for Stage and Studio The BomeBox is the solution for connecting and mapping devices via MIDI, Ethernet, WiFi, and USB…

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BOSS AND JHS PEDALS JOIN FORCES TO CREATE JB-2 ANGRY DRIVER

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 14, 2017

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of BOSS compact pedals, BOSS and JHS Pedals have come together in a historic creative collaboration between the two industry leaders. Housed in the classic BOSS compact design, the JB-2 Angry Driver pairs the tones of the iconic BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver with JHS Pedals’…

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YAMAHA, LINE 6 & VOX MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 31, 2017

Yamaha Music had a commanding presence at this year’s Melbourne Guitar Show with 3 separate displays featuring Yamaha guitar and amp product, Line 6 gear and Vox amplification. They also generated big crowds for their endorsee sessions featuring Diesel, Stevic Mackay (Twelve Foot Ninja) and Opal Ocean. Yamaha Music has…

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BOSS AD-10 ACOUSTIC PREAMP

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - August 31, 2017

Anyone who plays an amplified acoustic guitar on stage knows what a challenge it is to get a sound that’s as inspiring as playing the instrument acoustically. The AD-10 is your solution to this age-old problem, offering advanced sound tools that enable you to achieve rich, natural acoustic tones every…

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TRACE ELLIOT ELF BASS AMPS NOW SHIPPING

Posted in Bass, Gear    //    Post Date - July 14, 2017

The new Trace Elliot® ELF bass amplifiers are now shipping. Weighing just 1.6 pounds, this revolutionary amp is small enough to fit in your back pocket. The ELF’s remarkable technology and size make it the most portable, gig- worthy bass amplifier ever made. It’s an ideal solution for any bassist…

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SUMMER NAMM: FENDER DEBUTS 5 SIGNATURE MODELS & A STACK OF UKES

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 14, 2017

It’s Summer NAMM time in Nashville, Tennessee, which means new gear releases and Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has been quick off the mark with the announcement of five new signature guitar models and a huge array of new ukuleles and travel instruments. FENDER® DEBUTS FIVE ARTIST SIGNATURE MODELS, NEW…

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TC HELICON’S DUPLICATOR DOUBLE TRACKS VOCALS LIVE

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - July 10, 2017

Double tracking has been a staple in studio recording for decades. It adds punch and interest at just the right moment. Duplicator brings that studio sound to your live performances, giving you tight, loose and octave options that perfectly suit your song. http://www.tc-helicon.com/en/products/duplicator/ Distributed in Australia by Amber Technology

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WASHBURN HERITAGE 20 SERIES El/Cutaway

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 23, 2017

The Washburn HD20SCE is a classic dreadnought acoustic guitar with cutaway for superior upper fret access. It features a solid spruce top for superior tone that improves with age, rosewood back and sides, a mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard and bridge, diecast tuners with stylish ebonite buttons for quick,…

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SPD::ONE LAUNCH: INTERVIEW WITH V-DRUMS’ HIROYUKI NISHI

Posted in Artists, Gear, Interviews, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 15, 2017

The feedback from the inaugural Sydney Drum & Percussion Show last month indicated that the public enjoyed the quality of talent on stage and in sessions, as well as the wide array of gear on display. The 2017 drum show was also auspicious for being the global launching pad for…

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