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AROUND THE GROUNDS WITH MUSIC RETAIL 30/11

Thinking about what to buy your nearest and dearest for Christmas this year? STOP THINKING ! Head to your local musical store and purchase a bunch of inspiration and enjoyment in the form of a musical instrument … or accessory … or quirky gift! As we ramp up to the holiday period, we’ll take a look at what’s going down in music stores across the country with our regular Around The Grounds reports. Let’s take a look at what’s happening so far this week.

 

EASTGATE MUSIC – KEW, VIC
https://www.eastgatemusic.com.au/

Marcello and Pete down at Eastgate Music have got some pedalTrain action happening this week instore and online.
Pedaltrain Metro 24 Tour Case – the Metro Series is Pedaltrain’s first three-rail pedal board system. Pedaltrain’s Metro Series is perfect for players who need a portable, grab-and-go solution. Musicians who live or work in urban settings or tight spaces will appreciate Metro’s low profile, horizontal orientation. Metro 24 is big enough for your essentials, including almost all multi-effects units

Metro 24 is available for purchase with Pedaltrain’s fitted soft case (featuring a heavy-duty metal zipper and reinforced stress points) or Pedaltrain’s tour grade case.

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DRUMMERS PARADISE – RICHMOND, VIC
https://www.drummersparadise.com.au/

Ok before you too excited, it doesn’t arrive until April 2021 BUT it’s mega limited, so if you don’t order now, you’re bound to miss out. Arriving at Drummers Paradise next April, the DW Dave Grohl Icon Series 14” x 6.5” North American Hard Rock Maple Snare Drum! Dave Grohl’s illustrious career has been marked by legendary bands and compelling projects. His Icon snare drum celebrates his self-produced Sound City documentary, as well as his personal studio that now houses the sacred Sound City console. The visionary’s face adorns the all-maple drum, as well as his feather tattoo artwork and the logos of both recording studios—all laser-cut from 1/36″ veneer and hand inlayed into a background of teal-dyed Exotic Birdseye Maple. Nickel plated hardware complements the eye-catching colour scheme.

Features:
• 11-ply North American Hard Rock Maple VLT shell
• Laser-cut, hand-inlayed wood graphics
• True-Hoops and True Pitch Tuning
• True-Tone Snare Wires
• MAG throw-off with 3P butt plate
• Nickel Plated Hardware
Limited to 250 drums worldwide, this highly collectable and playable instrument is completed by a deluxe DW carrying case, Sound City hat, and also a certificate of authenticity.

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LEISURE COAST WIND & BRASS – WOLLONGONG, NSW
Check out their website HERE

Brass and Wind specialists Australia wide have done it harder than many other music retailers during the Covid lockdown due to the fact that to play their instruments, you require human contact with the mouth on the instrument. Lessons, performances, school activities were just not possible. It’s with a great deal of pleasure that the good folks at Leisure Coast Wind & Brass are opening their doors as of today 30/11 and will be open 5 days a week.

Call into Leisure Coast Wind & Brass and check out the Aurus clarinet and sax embouchure trainer. Remember covid health rules still apply in store.

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HAWORTH GUITARS – WOLLONGONG/SHELL HARBOUR, NSW
https://www.haworthguitars.com.au/

Haworth Guitars have a great range of Schecter guitars in stock including this fabulous C-6 Plus Guitar in charcoal burst

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HOLDEN HILL MUSIC – ADELAIDE, SA
https://www.holdenhillmusic.com.au/

Holden Hill Music are thrilled to have the Ibanez S671ALB in Blue Chameleon in store , as well as other colours and models for the Ibanez brand

Features:

• Fishman® Fluence pickups w/voicing switch on the volume knob (push/pull)
• The Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker pickups in the neck and bridge positions provide an aggressive tone and a powerful attack. The Fluence Single Width pickup in the middle position delivers a warm, clear tone a stunning punch without excess noise. The Voicing switch allows the pickups to switch from a modern, active high output sound to a crisp, clean and fluid sound.
• Macassar Ebony fretboard. Macassar Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.
• Gibraltar Standard II Bridge. The Gibraltar Standard II is a simple fixed bridge that was designed to unify with the guitar’s body and provide optimal transfer of each string’s vibration. Smooth surface is designed to maximize playing comfort.
• Luminescent side dot inlays. The luminescent side dot inlays make it easy for players to perform on dark stages, matching the dazzling luminescent Ibanez headstock logo.
• Sub Zero Treated Frets. The Sub Zero treated frets can stand up against the hardest riffing and string-bending.
• Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads. The Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads achieve incredible tuning stability, cutting down string-changing time.

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SOUND CENTRE – MORLEY, WA
https://www.soundcentre.com.au/

SOUND CENTRE in the West are plugging this pair of wicked Jackson Pro Series King V models today.

Snow White fixed model details HERE

Gloss Black Floyd model details HERE

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PORT MAC GUITARS- PORT MACQUARIE, NSW
https://www.portmacguitars.com.au/

Just a couple of hours ago, Port Mac Guitars were plugging this gorgeous new Fender American Professional HSS II Strat in Mystic Surf Green. They’ve currently got a great deal on it and shipping Australia wide.

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COLE CLARK DISTRIBUTION HAVE T-REX PEDALS THE ON WAY TO RETAIL TOO
Wholesaler Cole Clark distribution (Yes the good people behind the fine Australian made acoustic guitars) want you to know that they have just taken a shipment of T-REX pedals and they’ll be heading to retail very, very soon. look out for them

Keep an eye out for our next random whip around music retail nationally!