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NAMM 2018: HENRY DILTZ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 14, 2018

Although Henry Diltz was making a reasonable living for himself playing banjo in the Modern Folk Quartet in the 60s, recording albums for Warner Brothers, which were produced by Phil Spector and Jack Nitzsche, it was the spontaneous acquisition of a camera which changed his life forever. Hanging out with…

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NAMM 2018: FENDER CONTEMPORARY SERIES SQUIERS

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 8, 2018

Brandon Schmidt speaks with AM’s Greg Phillips about the new Contemporary Series in Fender’s Squier range. At NAMM Show 2018, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced the expansion of its offerings with the new Squier Contemporary Series, which includes Stratocaster® and Telecaster® electric guitars with an all-modern look, feel and…

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NAMM 2018: NEW EASTMAN ELECTRICS, ACOUSTICS & MANDOLINS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 6, 2018

“When it comes to building a guitar, there is a big difference between assembly and artistry. If history has taught us anything, it is that there is no substitute for skilled craftsmanship. At Eastman, each instrument is given the attention to detail required to ensure that it reaches its maximum…

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NAMM 2018: MOHINI DEY INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 5, 2018

Indian bass prodigy Mohini Dey first picked up the bass at age three and was playing professionally by age ten. She became a global YouTube sensation and caught the eyes and ears of notable musicians worldwide such as Steve Vai, Stu Hamm, Tony McAlpine, Dean Brown, and more who have…

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NAMM 2018: TIMBER TONES GUITAR PICKS

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - February 3, 2018

Australian based guitar manufacturer Cole Clark guitars are now distributing Timber Tones guitar picks throughout Australia. Cole Clark’s CEO Miles Jackson tells us all about them at NAMM 2018 COLE CLARK WEBSITE

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NAMM 2018: COLE CLARK TAKES OUT BEST IN SHOW AWARD

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 2, 2018

The folks at Cole Clark guitars are absolutely thrilled to have been presented with a NAMM Show Best In Show award as a company to watch in 2018. Cole Clark CEO Miles Jackson (pictured) thanked Cole Clark USA who have tripled their USA dealer list in just 6 months from taking on the brand. Immediately after receiving the award, Australian blues legend Lloyd Spiegel took to the stage to play some rapid fire celebratory licks. Congratulations to the team from Australian Musician.

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NAMM 2018: ASTON SHOCK & POP FILTER SET

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 26, 2018

James Young from Aston Microphones presents their new Shock and Pop Filter Set at NAMM 2018. Aston distributed in Australia by Link Audio http://linkaudio.com.au

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NAMM 2018: NEW FX PEDALS FROM FENDER

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 26, 2018

Released at the NAMM Show this year, Fender EFX pedals give you full control over your sound, creating any tone you can imagine. Not mere copies or clones of existing designs, these effects are all-original circuits that were designed by Fender’s in-house team of experts. Fender consulted a panel of…

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NAMM 2018: DAN DEL FIORENTINO (NAMM MUSIC HISTORIAN)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 24, 2018

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips chats with Dan Del Fiorentino, NAMM’s music historian about the work that he does compiling interviews for the NAMM Oral History archive. The NAMM Oral History Program was created and is funded by NAMM, the International Association of Music Products. The program was approved by…

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