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SANTANA RELEASES BLESSINGS AND MIRACLES, A STAR-STUDDED AMBITIOUS NEW ALBUM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 20, 2021

For more than five decades – from Santana’s earliest days as a groundbreaking Afro-Latin-blues-rock fusion outfit in San Francisco – Carlos Santana has been the visionary force behind artistry that transcends musical genres and generational, cultural and geographical boundaries. Showing no signs of slowing down, Carlos has just released Blessings…

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FENDER CUSTOM SHOP VIOLINMASTER TELE INSPIRED BY 300 YEAR OLD VIOLIN

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 19, 2021

Today, Fender’s Custom Shop is announcing the launch of the limited edition Violinmaster Telecaster® Relic® guitar, the newest custom-built creation from Principal Master Builder, Yuriy Shishkov.  Inspired by the world renowned violinist, Joshua Bell and his legendary 1713 “Gibson ex-Huberman” Stradivarius violin, Yuriy Shishkov set out to make this iconic…

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ACOUSTIC CENTRE SUPPORTS AUS MUSIC T-SHIRT DAY WITH GUITAR GEAR GIVEAWAY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 17, 2021

South Melbourne’s acoustic guitar specialists Acoustic Centre are supporting this year’s Aus Music T-Shirt Day (November 19th 2021) by giving away guitars and prizes from Taylor, Epiphone, Cort, Sigma, Loog, Maton, Martin and more. Support Act is Australia’s only charity delivering crisis relief and mental health & wellbeing services to artists,…

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KING STINGRAY, WAAX, ALTER BOY, SAHARA BECK, WIIGZ & MORE FOR YONDER FESTIVAL 2021

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 15, 2021

Today Yonder Festival (QLD) is ecstatic to announce its return for 2021, bringing with it an eclectic program of tantalizing music, enchanting performances, engaging workshops, and incredible artists. Now in its third year running, Yonder Festival provides a platform to some of Australia’s best emerging artists.  Building on the energy…

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AUSTRALIAN KEYBOARD WIZ LACHY DOLEY TO JOIN ROGER WATERS BAND FOR US TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 14, 2021

Australian independent artist Lachy Doley is kicking some serious goals right now. Lachy, who has just been announced to play the iconic Bluesfest next easter, is stoked to announce that Roger Waters of Pink Floyd has hand-picked him to play keyboards in his band for Waters’ upcoming ‘This is Not…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES SP-404MKII CREATIVE SAMPLER AND EFFECTOR

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - October 14, 2021

Roland announces the SP-404MKII Creative Sampler and Effector, the latest generation model in the legendary SP compact sampler series. Since 2005, SP samplers have been the bona fide kings of performance-based beatmaking, celebrated for their distinctive sound and ability to create rapid-fire beats anytime, anywhere. Carefully refined through community feedback…

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BOSS ANNOUNCES RC-505MKII and RC-600 LOOP STATIONS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - October 14, 2021

BOSS announces the RC-505mkII and RC-600, two new flagship models in the renowned Loop Station product lineup. The five-track RC-505mkII brings next-generation power and flexibility to the world’s most popular tabletop looper, giving performers an expanded range of inspiring and customizable tools for hands-on music creation. The RC-600 takes floor-based…

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PEARL DRUMS & KORG JOIN FORCES TO ANNOUNCE e/MERGE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 14, 2021

When a drum company like Pearl spends five long years working hand in hand with a leading electronics company like Korg, great things are bound to happen. Please welcome e/MERGE, an all new e-drumming experience like never before. Here’s what Pearl has to say about the new the new e/MERGE…

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TODAY IS MUSICIANS MAKING A DIFFERENCE DAY, SENDING A POSITIVE MESSAGE THROUGH MUSIC

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 14, 2021

Today is Musicians Making A Difference Day, a national awareness day that aims to reach young people through the power of music. There are over 26,400 reports of child abuse and neglect every year, 27,680 young people homeless on any given night and suicide still the leading cause of death for young people. Australian youth charity…

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FENDER® REVIVES KURT COBAIN’S LEGENDARY JAG-STANG®

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 12, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the global launch of the Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang® guitar, commemorating the 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s influential record “Nevermind.” The Signature Jag-Stang® guitar is a reissue of the legendary performer’s own custom model, which included a combination of his favorite elements from his Fender®…

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