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MAESTRO EMERGES WITH 5 PEDALS FOR ENDLESS EXPLORATION

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 19, 2022

By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into an innovative future, Gibson–the iconic American instrument brand–has set the stage for the next era of sound for present and future generations. When Gibson brought Maestro into the world 60 years ago, no one could have predicted its trailblazing success. Now, after…

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WATCH: DOG TRUMPET – REG & PETE INTERVIEW 2022

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 19, 2022

The band Dog Trumpet was created in 1990 as a side project by Mental As Anything members Pete and Chris O’Doherty. Chris of course, is more widely known as Reg Mombassa. In 2000 the brothers left the Mentals to concentrate on Dog Trumpet and their visual art projects. Dog Trumpet…

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GRESTCH DRUMS INTRODUCES ASH SOAN SIGNATURE SNARE 

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 13, 2022

Gretsch Drums is proud to introduce the Ash Soan Signature Snare drum. The U.K. based session ace has been putting the prototype through its paces for some time using it as his go-to snare on a host of recordings and Instagram videos. Gretsch is truly delighted to unveil this unique…

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DESPITE THE STREAMING NUMBERS, IT’S THE CLASSICS THAT THE NEW GUITARISTS ARE INTO

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 13, 2022

Today, Fender has revealed the most popular songs that Australia is playing on guitar right now, via its online learning platform, Fender Play. Despite all of the hype surrounding today’s music creators and their large streaming services numbers, data shows that it’s the classics that the kids are connecting with,…

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ONE WEEK UNTIL THE BELIEVE IN MUSIC ONLINE EVENT. REGISTER NOW!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 13, 2022

Only one week until NAMM’s Believe in Music, the online event which will feature livestreamed content, interactive brand pages to connect buyers and sellers, and targeted education to attract a diverse audience. But to be involved … you’ll need to register! Register here   After the success of 2021’s Believe…

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ORANGE AMPLIFICATION INTRODUCES THE GUITAR BUTLER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 12, 2022

Orange Amplification introduces the Guitar Butler, a complete guitar rig in a pedal. Like its hugely successful sibling, The Bass Butler, this dual channel guitar pre is intuitive to use and covers a musician for as many situations as possible; gigging, playing at home, recording, touring, as a back-up, for…

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WATCH: FENDER TERRY KATH TELECASTER – MICHELLE KATH INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Electric Guitars, Gear, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 12, 2022

Today, Fender released the Limited Edition Terry Kath Telecaster® honouring the legendary “Chicago” guitar player’s legacy with a collectible, limited run guitar created by the esteemed Fender Custom Shop. The ‘Shop’ is distinctly honoured to pay tribute to such an acclaimed pioneer by recreating Kath’s custom Telecaster® guitar—which was played…

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WATCH: ELVIS COSTELLO – ‘THE BOY NAMED IF’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 11, 2022

What did you do during the pandemic? How did you cope? It’s a question people often ask you. If you’re asking Elvis Costello, he’ll tell you he has managed to release an album titled ‘Hey Clockface’, a french language EP ‘La Face de Pendule à Coucou’ – featuring the voices…

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VATER STICKS WELCOMES DRUM LEGEND CARL PALMER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 11, 2022

Carl Palmer is a drummer’s drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman that has thrilled listeners and audiences alike as a founding member of the legendary and massively influential; Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Asia. Carl has also worked with Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World of…

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V-MODA ANNOUNCES ROLLING STONES CROSSFADE 2 HEADPHONES AT CES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 10, 2022

V-MODA announces three limited edition designs for its new Crossfade 2 Wireless, Rolling Stones Edition headphone at CES. V-MODA, award-winning manufacturer of the world’s finest high-fidelity audio devices, Roland, world-renowned electronic musical instrument manufacturer, and Bravado, Universal Music Group’s merchandise and brand management company, celebrate the world’s greatest rock and…

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