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Marsh, the Expertainers in Insurance

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 31, 2020

When it comes to choosing the right cover, choose the people who know entertainment. Marsh, the Expertainers in Insurance. Learn more at: marsh.com/au/entertainment

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Aussie Guitar Gear Fundraiser for Fireys!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 31, 2020

A small group of Australian Guitar makers, Amp and Pedal Builders are donating the country´s best hand-made gear to support the Fireys. Every $10 AU donated gets a virtual raffle ticket to a number of prize pools that are evolving. The Raffles will be drawn shortly after the fundraiser closes….

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM EASTMAN GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 30, 2020

Jamin Smeades from Eastman Guitars Australia walks us through the Eastman booth to check out the new guitars on offer at Winter NAMM 2020. Jamin’s rundown includes: T484, T66, and Antique violin varnish series electrics, 322c, 522c, 622c and 722 acoustics, Double top acoustics, custom shop Bourgeois acoustics, nylon string…

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NAMM 2020: PRESONUS ioSTATION 24C AUDIO INTERFACE & PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 30, 2020

Joe from Presonus shows us the new ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller at Winter NAMM 2020. When you’re a solo artist, you have to be more than just creative to realize your vision—you must also be a producer and an audio engineer. The ioStation 24c audio interface and…

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MARK SCHULMAN (P!NK): NAMM Oral History Interview AM edit

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

On January 17, 2020 P!nk’s longtime drummer and Gretsch drums endorsee Mark Schulman sat down with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips for a chat about his career and gear. The interview was conducted for NAMM’s Oral History archive. The NAMM Oral History Collection is unique, unlike any other collection in…

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THEREMIN’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Happy 100th birthday to the Theremin It’s the Theremin’s 100 anniversary and there’s a cool new compilation and series of celebratory events in honour of one of the most forward-thinking instruments of the 20th century. Curated by master Thereminist Dorit Chrysler, a celebratory album has been released titled ’Theremin 100’,…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YV2030SET VIBRAPHONE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YV2030SET vibraphone at their booth at NAMM 2020. Replacing the YV520, the new YV2030SET vibraphone is designed with the modern school in mind. This new vibraphone features a gas spring height adjustment system and redesigned bars for an amazing quality of sound….

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YCH7018 / YCH6018 CHIMES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YCH6018 and YCH7018 chimes at NAMM 2020. Replacing Yamaha’s CH500 chimes, the new YCH series has been designed to provide a magnificent orchestral chimes sound. Based on in-depth analysis, the chimes tubes have been completely redesigned to deliver rich full fundamental tones…

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NAMM 2020: ORIGINS OF THE LINE 6 POD GO GUITAR PROCESSOR EXPLAINED

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 28, 2020

Eric Klein of Line 6 explains the origins of their new Pod Go Guitar Processor at the Line 6 booth at Winter NAMM 2020. The POD® Go guitar processors get you on the road to ultimate tone via its ultra-portable and lightweight design, simple plug-and-play interface, and best-in-class tones. Features…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA STAGE CUSTOM HIP

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 28, 2020

Joel from Yamaha Drums USA shows us the new Stage Custom Hip. The new Stage Custom Hip is the perfect kit for drummers on the move with a unique combination of sizes for portability and a small foot print on stage without a compromise on sound. A 13″x8″ floor tom…

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