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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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LARRIVEE D-03E DREADNAUGHT ACOUSTIC/ELECTRIC

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - March 15, 2008

LARRIVEE D-03E DREADNAUGHT ACOUSTIC/ELECTRIC March 15, 2008 | Reviewer: Shannon Bourne Distributor: PRO MUSIC (07) 3375 6400 Jean Larrivee began building his own classical guitars between 1968 and 1970. Then in “71” after much poking and prodding from members of the folk fraternity, built his first steel string acoustic. He experimented…

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BUGERA 6260 & 333 AMPS WITH 412 CAB

Posted in Amplifiers, Gear    //    Post Date - March 15, 2008

BUGERA 6260 & 333 AMPS WITH 412 CAB March 15, 2008 | Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: BEHRINGER This edition, I’m reviewing two amps … the Bugera 6260 and Bugera 333. The style of the 6260 is reminiscent of the EVH 5150. I’m sure a lot of the kids today may not…

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GRETSCH RENOWN MAPLE SERIES DRUM KIT

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

GRETSCH RENOWN MAPLE SERIES DRUM KIT December 3, 2007 | Reviewer: Natalie Trembath Distributor: PRO MUSIC (07) 3375 6400 The Gretsch name is one that has been associated with quality musicians for a long time. In fact the company was founded in New York way back in 1883. Some of the…

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PRIVIA PX-120 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

PRIVIA PX-120 DIGITAL PIANO December 3, 2007 | Guest Reviewer: Romy Hoffman (Macromantics) Distributor: SHRIRO 1300 768 112 Let’s start with the facts. This set of keys jets in as one of the world’s smallest digital pianos. It has 88 keys with touch response (which translates into 7 octaves), versatile digital…

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ROLAND FP-7 DIGITAL PIANO

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

ROLAND FP-7 DIGITAL PIANO December 3, 2007 | Guest Reviewer: Julitha Ryan Distributor: ROLAND (02) 9982 8266 I should start right out by saying that I am a Roland digital piano fan from way back.  I’ve played keys ever since a band I was singing in lost its keyboard player…

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BC RICH ASSASSIN FX6 & OUTLAW PX3 GUITARS

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 3, 2007

BC RICH ASSASSIN FX6 & OUTLAW PX3 GUITARS December 3, 2007 | Guest Reviewer: Kristel Blackman Distributor: PRO MUSIC 1300 880 278 Assassin FX6 I first discovered BC Rich when I started out on bass, and was a real fan of the “Beast” because it looked like a crazy lightning…

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ROLAND JUNO-G

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2007

ROLAND JUNO-G September 11, 2007 | Reviewer: Gordon Ryder Distributor: ROLAND AUSTRALIA (02) 9982 8266 Mention the name Juno to someone who has been around electronic instruments for a while and you’re likely to have an ‘I remember that’ conversation. After all Roland have used the name Juno on many keyboards,…

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TAKAMINE EG523SC ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2007

TAKAMINE EG523SC ACOUSTIC GUITAR September 11, 2007 | Reviewer: Marcel Yammouni Distributor: PRO MUSIC www.promusicaustralia.com Nestled at the base of Takamine Mountain in Sakashita, Japan, Takamine Guitars have over 40 years of history dedicated to the art and craft of guitar making. Many renowned guitar players such as Pete Townsend,…

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