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YAMAHA ANNOUNCES YC73 and YC88 STAGE KEYBOARDS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 25, 2021

Yamaha showcased the YC73 and YC88 Stage Keyboards during NAMM’s virtual Believe in Music week last week. The YC73 and YC88 combine great-feeling new keyboard actions with the soulful sounds, drawbar control, and gig-ready ease of use of the YC61 (introduced in January 2020). The YC73 features 73 weighted, balanced keys and is ideal for keyboardists…

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INFECTION CONTROL FOR INSTRUMENTS. DOWNLOAD BOOK NOW

Posted in Blog, Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - January 24, 2021

A free eBook for professionals, students, and all players alike. Eastman Music Company proudly presents “Infection Control for Instruments (ICI),” a free eBook by ShelB Rindahl – with contributions by Laurel Partin and Christina Colston – about what germs are, how they get around, and how to protect yourself and…

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NEW FROM GUILD GUITARS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 24, 2021

NAMM’s Believe in Music Event is in the bag and the new GUILD releases are out! Check out these video demos Guild F-240E JUMBO Our timeless, big-bodied jumbo shape with mahogany back and sides is now available in the Westerly 200 series. Introducing the F-240E. Equipped with a solid spruce top…

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BELIEVE IN MUSIC WEEK TEC AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 22, 2021

Winners of the NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC Awards), honouring the best in professional audio and sound production, have been announced in a virtual event on the final day of NAMM’s Believe in Music week, a global online gathering to unify and support people who bring music to the…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES V-1HD+ HD VIDEO SWITCHER

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 22, 2021

Roland, a leading manufacturer of professional audio, video, and electronic musical instrument gear, today announces the V-1HD+ HD Video Switcher, the latest addition to the company’s V-series lineup of multichannel HD video switching products. Building on the popular V-1HD four-channel switcher, the V-1HD+ provides a deeper feature set for advanced switching applications while…

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NEW FOR 2021 FROM EASTMAN GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 22, 2021

Eastman Guitars are thrilled to share with you their collection of new models for 2021. This year’s offerings have something for the electric, acoustic, and mandolin player alike. These new models are expected in Australia in early Winter 2021. Introducing Romeo LA – the latest addition to Otto D’Ambrosio’s beloved…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES PETER FRAMPTON ‘PHENIX’ LES PAUL CUSTOM VOS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 22, 2021

For the past 127 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. The new Gibson era celebrates the iconic models of the Gibson Golden Era while leaning into the future with inspiring instruments that nurture new players across generations, and genres of music. Gibson has announced it will celebrate…

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WATCH: JARRYD JAMES – THE ‘P.M.’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 21, 2021

It’s been five years since Jarryd James’ life was transformed by his monster track ‘Do You Remember’ and his debut album. But this humble, unassuming soul from Brisbane hasn’t let that change his process. Jarryd was working as a social worker in Brisbane before the runaway success of ‘Do You…

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D’ADDARIO’S NEW CHROMATIC PEDAL TUNER

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 21, 2021

D’Addario Accessories is thrilled to announce the launch of the Chromatic Pedal Tuner+, available beginning now. The D’Addario Pedal Tuner+ takes the speed and accuracy of the original pedal tuner and boosts its performance with two new onboard features: ● First, it has a high-quality signal buffer to maintain the…

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D’ADDARIO INTRODUCES XS COATED STRINGS

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 21, 2021

D’Addario is proud to introduce XS, a true technological breakthrough in coated strings. This groundbreaking innovation offers players maximum life, an unprecedented level of strength and stability—all without sacrificing our iconic D’Addario tone. Led by Chief Innovation Officer, Jim D’Addario, the team incorporated D’Addario’s proprietary manufacturing processes and well-known innovations—like…

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