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WATCH: PAISTE CYMBALS – PSTX SWISS HATS 3 MODEL COMPARISON

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 11, 2021

PSTX is a complete collection of extremely affordable effect cymbals. The core of the PSTX is made up of the Swiss models, cymbals that achieve a noisy, dirty, trashy sound quality by the use of specific layouts and varied sizes for the holes. Their silky surface distinguishes the cymbals visually….

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VALE SEAN HIGGINS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 11, 2021

An unsung talent in Australian Music, Sean Higgins passed away on November 9, aged 68. Although not a household name, Sean Higgins was a great songwriter who contributed significantly to the heritage of Australian Music. He was a key writing partner and friend of the late Guy McDonough of Australian…

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WOMADELAIDE 2022 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 10, 2021

Returning to Adelaide’s Botanic Park from 11-14 March 2022, WOMADelaide today announced 30 incredible artists in celebration of its 30th anniversary, led by iconic singer-songwriters, Paul Kelly, Courtney Barnett and Yolgnu superstar Baker Boy. Paul Kelly performed at the inaugural WOMADelaide in 1992, with follow-up appearances for the one-off WOMAD…

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FENDER PLAYER PLUS STUDIO SESSIONS AUSTRALIAN WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 10, 2021

PLAYER PLUS STUDIO SESSIONS: POWERED BY FENDER® is the global program which offers independent artists the chance to win 10 hours of prime time at professional recording studios and more in the US, UK, Australia, Japan and Mexico. Over the past month and a half, artists around the world have…

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ROADMAP CELEBRATION FOR KISS!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 10, 2021

The recent news of the Western Australia reopening of the border at 90% vaccination rate comes in great time for the legion of KISS fans in Perth.  The roadmap news was greatly received by One World Entertainment and TEG.  The band are thrilled to be able to play to their…

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NGV FRIDAY NIGHT SUMMER SERIES BACK IN DECEMBER

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 10, 2021

In celebration of the NGV’s summer program of major exhibitions including Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto and Bark Ladies: Eleven Artists from Yirrkala, NGV Friday Nights will return on 10 December with a line-up of local music talent, outdoor dining, refreshing summer food and bespoke bars. Every Friday evening starting at…

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GRETSCH® PARTNERS WITH GUNS N’ ROSES GUITARIST TO INTRODUCE THE RICHARD FORTUS SIGNATURE FALCON™ CENTER BLOCK GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 10, 2021

Gretsch® today announced the launch of Richard Fortus Signature FalconTM Center Block guitars, marking the Grammy-nominated guitarist’s first collaboration with the legendary musical instrument brand. Gretsch has a long-standing history with Falcon guitars dating back over half a century. Recognized for their big, powerful dynamic sound, the Falcons were a…

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FENDER LAUNCHES 30th ANNIVERSARY SCREAMADELICA STRAT

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 9, 2021

After it’s announcement at Fender’s online dealer meeting earlier this year, they are officially launching the 30th Anniversary Screamadelica Stratocaster® in Fender’s first ever official collaboration with the legendary Primal Scream. Primal Scream’s 1991 seminal album “Screamadelica” featured a fresh blend of indie-rock songwriting and acid house-inspired production, propelling the Scottish…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES JX-08 and JD-08 SOUND MODULES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 9, 2021

Roland announces the JX-08 and JD-08 Sound Modules, the latest additions to the award-winning Roland Boutique lineup of compact electronic instruments. The JX-08 offers a scaled-down recreation of the JX-8P, one of the last analog synthesizers produced by Roland in the 1980s and a highly sought-after piece for vintage synth…

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EARTHQUAKER DEVICES HIZUMITAS
 FUZZ SUSTAINAR

Posted in Blog, Pedals    //    Post Date - November 5, 2021

The Hizumitas was designed for the one and only guitar sorceress, Wata, from the legendary band, Boris! The folks at Earthquaker Devices could not be more excited to have the honour of working with such an iconic legend known for her crushing riffs and mind-melting leads. The Hizumitas is a…

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