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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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IBANEZ ACOUSTIC ARTWOOD AW3OO SERIES

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 14, 2017

The Artwood series is the embodiment of what might be called the Ibanez “modern approach to tradition.” Cutting edge woodworking technology enables the guitar maker’s luthiers to reproduce the sophisticated bracing techniques of one-of-a-kind instruments of yesteryear. Ibanez Guitars distributed in Australia by Australis Music Group

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STERLING BALL & TONY LEVIN TALK STINGRAY5 BASS

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

The first bass designed by Ernie Ball Music Man, the Stingray 5 was unveiled in 1987 and has been an industry standard for extended range basses ever since. With its powerful punchy sound, the added flexibility of additional pickups and a comfortably contoured body the StingRay5 satisfies even the most…

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E-DRUMS AT SYDNEY DRUM & PERCUSSION SHOW

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 9, 2017

E-drum launches at Drum Show By Allan Leibowitz The debut Sydney Drum and Percussion Show was well-timed for product debuts, offering Roland its first opportunity to show off its four new e-drum products launched the day before. V-Drums general manager of product design Hiroyuki Nishi and product designer Ryo Takasaki…

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ROLAND LAUNCH SPD ONE AT SYDNEY DRUM SHOW

Posted in Gear, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - June 1, 2017

Michael Schack and Ryo Takasaki (SPD ONE engineer) demo the 4 new SPD ONE pads at Australian Musician’s Sydney Drum & Percussion Show May 2017. The Roland SPD::ONE PERCUSSION is a new type of digital percussion pad, one that allows any musician to add authentic percussion sounds to their performances. It…

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FENDER WI-FI ENABLED MUSTANG AMPS & TONE APP

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - May 9, 2017

FENDER® LINKS PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL PRODUCTS WITH FIRST WI-FI, BLUETOOTH-ENABLED MUSTANG™ GT GUITAR AMPLIFIER SERIES AND NEW FENDER TONE™ APP Amplifier, Free Companion App, Artist-Curated Presets, User-Generated Editing, Sharing For Easy Tone Creation, Endless Creative Control Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) have announced the dual introduction of the brand’s second…

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LINE 6 SPIDER V OVERVIEW

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - May 5, 2017

Paul Hindmarsh gives you a complete overview of the tones and tools you’ll find in the new Spider V family of guitar amps. Featuring amazing guitar amp and effects modeling, an easy-to-use design, and a full-range speaker configuration, Spider® V is packed with the innovative features modern guitarists crave. More…

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ROLAND TD4KP V DRUMS REVIEW BY ENGADINE MUSIC

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 26, 2017

Michael from Engadine Music checks out the Roland TD-4KP Ultra-portable mobile drum kit with renowned V-Drums sound & innovative folding design Sound Module, loaded with expressive sounds, coach & quick record/ play functions & more. Eight Pads Total: Kick, Snare, Toms x 3, Hi-Hat, Crash & Ride Cymbals; FD-8 Hi-Hat…

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NASHVILLE! MATON’S LATEST 808

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 27, 2017

Dressed to kill with its satin vintage amber burst, gold hardware and herringbone binding, this great looking guitar also sounds the part. Victorian blackwood back and sides combine with a AA grade sitka spruce soundboard to produce the warm mid-range the EBG808 has become famous for. The Nashville was designed…

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