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ERNIE BALL MUSICIAN’S TOOL KIT

Posted in Accessories, Christmas Ideas, Gear    //    Post Date - December 14, 2017

Ernie Ball’s all in one tool kit is perfect for cleaning, maintaining and keeping your instrument in perfect playing condition. Change strings, set intonation, adjust the action, check string height and more. Tool kit includes Microfiber Polish Cloth, Wonder Wipes, Heavy Duty String Cutter, Peg Winder, 6-in-1 Screwdriver, Ruler, and…

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YOLANDA BROWN: ‘LOVE, POLITICS, WAR’ AUSTRALIAN DATES ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 14, 2017

Award Winning British Saxophonist and Broadcaster YolanDa Brown announces first national Australian tour as part of her 10 year anniversary celebrations. YolanDa Brown is the UK’s leading female saxophonist with a flourishing career, known for seamlessly blending jazz, reggae, and soul. She has toured with Diana Krall, The Temptations, Billy Ocean, and…

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STEVE WILK: A LIVE PLAYBACK ENGINEER’S STORY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 14, 2017

Ever wondered what a live playback engineer does? LA-based, Perth-raised, music producer-engineer and general tech-nerd Steve Wilk is one of the best in the business. In his time working in the Los Angeles studio scene, Wilk has been involved in recording projects for Stevie Wonder, Rihanna, actress-singer Kat Graham and…

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RODRIGO Y GABRIELA: RODRIGO SANCHEZ AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - December 14, 2017

The story has been told many times of how Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the Mexican guitar duo were unearthed over a decade ago while busking on the streets of Dublin, Ireland. The discovery led to a globally successful recording and performing career fueled by the pair’s unique brand of…

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ERNIE BALL 40TH ANNIVERSARY VOLUME PEDAL

Posted in Christmas Ideas, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - December 10, 2017

Since its introduction in 1977, the Ernie Ball Volume Pedal has been the leading choice for musicians across the globe. The Ernie Ball 40th Anniversary VP Pedal features a luxurious limited edition slate black chassis with updated graphics for a striking appearance both on and off stage. A redesigned ultra…

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STERLING BALL, JOHN FERRARO & JIM COX ANNOUNCE THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY  

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 8, 2017

Sterling Ball, John Ferraro & Jim Cox will be releasing The Mutual Admiration Society on January, 19 2018 via Mascot Label Group.  The record features an array of incredible guests which include Steve Lukather (Toto), Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs, Kansas), John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Albert Lee, Jay Graydon…

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PreSonus AudioBox USB 96 and AudioBox 96 Studio Recording Kit

Posted in Christmas Ideas, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - December 8, 2017

PreSonus is shipping its compact new AudioBox USB® 96 audio/MIDI recording interface, which makes recording at up to 24-bit, 96 kHz a breeze. Bus-powered and built to travel, the AudioBox USB 96 offers two front-panel combo mic/instrument inputs—ideal for singer/songwriters, podcasters, and guitar or guitar-bass collaborations. Simply connect a couple…

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PreSonus Eris E3.5 Speakers Ideal for Gaming and Home Video Production

Posted in Christmas Ideas, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - December 8, 2017

Ideal for gaming and home video production, PreSonus® Eris® E3.5 two-way active media reference monitor speakers employ much the same technology as the company’s larger Eris-series studio reference monitors to deliver studio-quality sound, with a smooth and accurate frequency response. Yet they’re compact enough to fit almost anywhere. The weave…

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MUSIC AND FITNESS? APPARENTLY IT’S A THING COURTESY OF PETE MURRAY & BENNY OWEN

Posted in Blog, Christmas Ideas    //    Post Date - December 7, 2017

Music and fitness? Apparently it’s now a thing courtesy of Pete Murray and Benny Owen. The pair have recently announced their unprecedented joint venture Music and Movement Escapes, a four night exclusive wellness retreat, with a unique focus on fitness, wellbeing and the joys of music. The first retreat (which…

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DUMPSTAPHUNK RETURN TO BLUESFEST

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 7, 2017

New Orleans funkateers Dumpstaphunk had such a good time at this year’s Bluesfest that they’re coming back again in 2018. AM’s Greg Phillips spoke to guitarist Ian Neville about the band and their return trip to Australia. There isn’t a family name more important to the New Orleans music scene…

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