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REVEREND BUCKSHOT ELECTRIC GUITAR

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 24, 2009

REVEREND BUCKSHOT ELECTRIC GUITAR November 24, 2009 | Reviewer: Paul Bignell Distributor: ATLANTIS ASIA 03 9818 7778 Tele meets Les Paul? Sort of but not quite. Strat style headstock? Sort of…Tele rear pickup? Gretsch front pickup? You can keep looking for the comparisons but at the end of the day,…

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St Blues Mississippi Bluesmaster Guitar

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

ST BLUES MISSISSIPPI BLUEMASTER GUITAR November 29, 2008 | Reviewer: Shannon Bourne Distributor: KURT JACOB & CO (02) 0636 7111 I first stumbled across the St. Blues guitars whilst walking the aisles at this year’s Australian Music Association Convention in Melbourne. I was immediately struck by the classic but original body…

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COLE CLARK UL3A UKELADY UKULELE

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

COLE CLARK UL3A UKELADY UKULELE November 29, 2008 | Guest Reviewer: Amanda Roff of The Ukeladies Distributor: COLE CLARK GUITARS (03) 9720 1696 As some readers of Australian Musician will know, carrying a guitar around in public is similar to having a dog. Complete strangers will approach you, with the total…

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CASIO CDP-200R PORTABLE KEYBOARD

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

CASIO CDP-200R PORTABLE KEYBOARD November 29, 2008 | Reviewer: Stu Hosking Distributor: CASIO SOUND TECHNOLOGY  www.soundtechnology.com.au For the manufacturers of portable digital pianos,  it can be a bit of a balancing act … keeping the keyboard light enough to be moved around while still performing the duties of a piano authentically….

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LARRIVEE D05E ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

LARRIVEE D05E ACOUSTIC GUITAR November 29, 2008 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: PRO MUSIC AUSTRALIA (07) 3375 6400 Jean Larrivée started out as a serious classical guitarist without any formal musical training, practicing five hours a night solely out of passion for his instrument. At the age of 24, his interest…

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BAD CAT ‘THE LEASH’ ATTENUATOR

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

BAD CAT ‘THE LEASH’ ATTENUATOR September 11, 2008 |  Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: EGM DISTRIBUTION (03) 9888 6687 or info@egm.net.au Armed with Bad Cat’s proprietary “Infinite Volume Control”, the Leash provides seamless volume selection across your amplifier’s power section. One knob simplicity takes you from growl to prowl … selectable for…

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BAD CAT LYNX 50 AMPLIFIER

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

BAD CAT LYNX 50 AMPLIFIER September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: EGM DISTRIBUTION (03) 9888 6687 or info@egm.net.au The team at Bad Cat have been producing quality tube amplifiers out of their facility in Corona, California since 2000. They are primarily known for their class A designs in various…

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Walden D2040 Acoustic guitar

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

WALDEN D2040 ACOUSTIC GUITAR September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: MUSICAL MERCHANDISERS (02) 9905 0311 Not a lot is known about Walden guitars other than they’re designed in the United States and built in the small town of Lilan, China. The name Walden is also the title of the…

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CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Stu Hosking Distributor: CASIO SOUND TECHNOLOGY  www.soundtechnology.com.au Casio has been building the suspense on the pending release of their new CTK portable keyboard line up and now its time to see if they live up to the buzz. Before we…

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ROLAND TD-9KX V-TOUR DRUM SET

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

ROLAND TD-9KX V-TOUR DRUM SET June 12, 2008 | Reviewer: Allan Leibowitz Distributor: www.rolandcorp.com.au The new TD-9 electronic drums are designed to slot into the middle of the Roland range – above the entry-level TD-3 and below the fully loaded TD-12 and 20 flagships, replacing the TD-6. The TD-9KX V-Tour kit…

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