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NAMM 2017: TRACE ELLIOT

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - February 10, 2017

John Fera from Trace Elliot shows us some new gear at NAMM 2017

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NAMM 2017: LINE 6 SPIDER V 240HC AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - February 2, 2017

Yamaha Music Australia’s Nathan Biggin offers us a quick look at the new Line 6 Spider V 240HC amplifier at NAMM 2017. au.yamaha.com

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NAMM 2017: BOSS ACOUSTIC SINGER AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - February 2, 2017

It was great to see local blues guitar identity Lloyd Spiegel up on the big screen at the Roland international press event at NAMM this year, which was streamed in 360 degree vision to the world. In the clip, Lloyd demonstrates the brilliant new BOSS Acoustic Singer Amp. Lloyd also…

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NAMM 2017: FENDER ACOUSTASONIC 40 AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - January 31, 2017

AM editor Greg Phillips chats to Shane Nicholas about the new Fender Acoustasonic 40 watt amp. Also released at NAMM were a 100 and 200 version. www.fender.com.au

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CELEBRATE XMAS & MARKBASS’ 15TH ANNIVERSARY TOGETHER

Posted in Amplifiers, Christmas Ideas, Gear    //    Post Date - November 2, 2016

2016 ‘marks’ 15 years since Italian designer and innovator Marco De Virgiliis first released the innovative range of bass amps, cabinets and pedals that has made Markbass a ‘household name’ amongst bass players around the world. To celebrate this milestone, Markbass have produced a special limited edition run of their…

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WATCH: ROLAND JC-22 JAZZ CHORUS AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - October 27, 2016

Legendary Roland “JC” tone in a small, portable package for home or stage. The JC-22 Jazz Chorus delivers Roland’s classic JC clean tone and famous Dimensional Space Chorus effect in a compact amp that’s perfect for playing at home. Offering the essential features of the popular JC-40 in an even…

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ROLAND BLUES CUBE NEW YORK TONE CAPSULE w/Oz Noy

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - October 12, 2016

Developed under the supervision of NYC guitarist Oz Noy, the New York Blues Tone Capsule brings yet another expressive voice to the Blues Cube amp series. It takes the amp into the realm of the traditional British EL84 combo—often referred to as the “class A sound”—while still offering fundamental elements…

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JACK GARRATT AND ORANGE AMPLIFIERS

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - October 5, 2016

British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist recently visited the Orange Amplifiers HQ, where he discussed amplifiers, influences and how it feels to be an Orange Ambassador. Australian Musical Imports is the Australian distributor of Orange Amp products.

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Boss Katana 100w Combo Amplifier: Better Music demo

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - September 14, 2016

As part of a host of recent new releases from Roland/Boss, the new Boss Katana amplifier arrived at Better Music in the ACT. Australian Musician was privileged to see a prototype of the Katana at the Melbourne Guitar Show and knew it was something special. Bob from Better Music gives…

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WATCH: Theo Ellis (Wolf Alice) – Orange Crush Bass 50 Demo

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - July 5, 2016

From warm modern cleans, through to vintage grind and all the way up to full-on distorted mayhem, the Crush Bass 50 combines the essentials of a practice rig with tone and features normally reserved for the pros. The Crush Bass 50 draws inspiration from our flagship OB1 and 4 Stroke…

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