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SIX QUIX WITH SIENNA WILD

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 23, 2019

Sienna Wild’s singer/bass player Louis Goutos ponders Six Quix for us Indie rockers on the rise, Melbourne’s Sienna Wild have released their exhilarating, gritty new single You Wouldn’t Know, a track that places the listener in a strange and unsettling situation between two lovers, out now. The group have also…

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CHICAGO, ROBERTA FLACK, ISAAC HAYES, IGGY POP, JOHN PRINE, PUBLIC ENEMY AND SISTER ROSETTA THARPE TO BE HONORED WITH RECORDING ACADEMY® LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 19, 2019

The Recording Academy® is honoured to announce its 2020 Special Merit Awards recipients. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Chicago, Roberta Flack, Isaac Hayes, Iggy Pop, John Prine, Public Enemy and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Ken Ehrlich, Philip Glass and Frank Walker are Trustees Award honorees; and George Augspurger is the…

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LIVE STREAMING AUDIO BLAZES THROUGH NAMM 2020 WITH MXL OVERSTREAM BUNDLES

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - December 19, 2019

MXL Microphones, a leading manufacturer of consumer and professional audio products, will be showcasing its Overstream and Overstream Pro Bundles for live streaming and gaming at NAMM 2020 (Booth 14302). The bundles include a choice of either the 990 Blaze or 990 Blizzard condenser microphone with a desk mounted, hinged-arm…

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THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS: HAVE JAZZMASTER WILL TOUR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 19, 2019

The Beautiful Girls is the moniker singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Mat McHugh has used over the last couple of decades to perform, record and release his feel-good rhythms. Occasionally, depending on his vibe, he’ll use his own name too. It’s a brand (although he wouldn’t like that term) which…

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WARWICK LAUNCHES NEW SADOWSKY BASS SERIES

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 19, 2019

On 16th and 17th December 2019 a remarkable premiere took place in the Warwick showroom in Markneukirchen/Germany: the worldwide launch of the new Sadowsky bass series! On hand to witness the launch were media representatives of many of the world’s most respected music gear titles. “Congratulation to Hans-Peter Wilfer of…

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SIX QUIX WITH DESMOND CHEESE

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - December 19, 2019

The Desmond Cheese guys take a few minutes to ponder Six Quix for us Notoriously reclusive Australian lo-fi soul/electronic duo Desmond Cheese announce their mesmerising final album ‘Sunrise and Set’ featuring single ‘I Was There ft. Ofa Fanaika’ ahead of their performance at Nine Lives Festival 2020 alongside Aldous Harding, Kevin Morby, Allah-Lahs, Julia Jacklin, Angie McMahon and more….

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WARWICK GMBH TO BE EXCLUSIVE LICENSEE FOR SADOWSKY GUITARS LTD

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 18, 2019

With over 80 years of combined experience in traditional instrument craftsmanship, Roger Sadowsky of Sadowsky Guitars and Hans-Peter Wilfer of Warwick GmbH of Germany have teamed up to bring a full range of quality instruments and accessories to musicians worldwide under the Sadowsky brand name. Amber Technology is proud to…

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DPA MICROPHONES REVEAL NAMM SHOW RELEASES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - December 13, 2019

DPA Microphones is showcasing its new range of microphones at the 2020 NAMM Show (Booth 17910) in Anaheim, California  January 16-19, 2020. 2028 Vocal Microphone The 2028 delivers DPA’s renowned natural sound, which allows all types of vocals to shine. Perfect for everyone from indie artists to international touring singers,…

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FESTIVE SEASON STOCKING STUFFERS #2

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 12, 2019

Still haven’t found something for that special musical someone? Here’s another batch of musical gift ideas you might like to consider WAH WOULDN’T YOU WANT ONE OF THESE FOR XMAS? VOX V847 Wah Pedal Based on the specifications of the original pedal developed by VOX in the ’60s, the new…

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HARTS IS ULTRA EXCITED

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 12, 2019

Our recent interview with singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Harts could be summarised as a tale of two Fender Strats. One of them is a guitar he uses in his Harts Plays Hendrix show. It’s an upside down left-handed Strat, strung for a right-hander, a mirror image of the guitar…

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