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NAMM SHOW 2019: AMPEG SVT 50TH ANNIVERSARY AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 17, 2019

We check out the Ampeg SVT 5oth Anniversary amp at Winter NAMM 2019. During the 2019 Winter NAMM Show, Ampeg introduced the special edition Heritage™ SVT® 50th anniversary model to commemorate the 50th year of the SVT setting the standard for professional bass amplification. The original Ampeg SVT (“Super Vacuum…

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NAMM Show 2019: NED STEINBERGER (NS DESIGN) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Gear, Interviews, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 16, 2019

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with legendary instrument maker Ned Steinberger at Winter NAMM 2019. Founded in 1990 by famed instrument designer Ned Steinberger, the genius behind the legendary Steinberger headless guitar design and the TransTrem™ System, NS Design has seen the visionary luthier and designer apply his revolutionary techniques to…

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GALLERY: RÜFÜS DU SOL – MYER MUSIC BOWL, MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 15, 2019

After recently dropping their anticipated third LP Solace, RÜFÜS DU SOL hit the road on their biggest Aussie tour yet with shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth selling out within minutes of going on sale.   Solace follows RÜFÜS DU SOL’s previous two platinum-certified albums ATLAS and Bloom, and is an…

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NAMM SHOW 2019: YAMAHA CP73 SYNTHESIZER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - February 15, 2019

Yamaha’s Blake Angelos shows us the new CP73 synthesizer, released at Winter NAMM 2019 long with the CP88 key model. Powered by over 100 years of piano craftsmanship and 45 years of synthesizer innovation, the CP73 and CP88 stage pianos boast authentic acoustic and electric piano sound, realistic piano touch…

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HERBIE HANCOCK FOR MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 15, 2019

Innovative, influential and a living legend — the Melbourne International Jazz Festival is honoured to present the master of modern jazz, Herbie Hancock. With an illustrious career spanning into its sixth decade and a staggering 14 GRAMMY® Awards there are few artists who have had more influence on acoustic and…

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FENDER UNVEILS CHRIS STAPLETON SIGNATURE AMP

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 14, 2019

Fender unveiled its first signature artist amp collaboration with Grammy award winning musician Chris Stapleton: the all-new Fender ‘62 Princeton Chris Stapleton Edition amplifier. This is the first artist signature amp ever released by Fender for a country artist. Stapleton remains one of Country music’s favorite artists receiving multiple nominations…

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METHYL ETHEL: ‘TRIAGE’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 14, 2019

Most folks caught onto Methyl Ethel’s infectious brand of electro-pop with 2017’s hit Ubu from the band’s second album Everything Is Forgotten, with it’s earworm chorus of “Why’d you have to go and cut your hair’. Recently Methyl Ethel fans have been thrilled to discover that already released singles from…

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NAMM Show 2019: LINE 6 RELAY G10S WIRELESS SYSTEM

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - February 14, 2019

Michael Lewis from Line 6 shows us the new Relay G10s wireless system. The Line 6 Relay G10s wireless system features 24-bit quality, 130′ line of sight range and a solid metal construction pedal format. It is simple to use, similar to their G10 model and still offers the high-quality…

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NAMM SHOW 2019: NEW FROM GUILD GUITARS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 13, 2019

Ryan from Guild Guitars shows us what’s new at Winter NAMM 2019. Guild Guitars distributed in Australia by https://zenithmusic.com.au/

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NAMM SHOW 2019: FENDER AMERICAN PERFORMER SERIES

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 13, 2019

Fender’s Allen Abbassi shows us the new American Performer Series at Winter NAMM 2019 Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) recently debuted its 2019 electric guitar and bass offerings at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, Calif. The robust lineup is a true reflection of Fender’s dedication to electric innovation; it includes: American…

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