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FENDER® PARTNERS WITH SUPPORT ACT TO HELP MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKERS AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 13, 2020

Fender Music Australia Pty Ltd (FMA) today announced a partnership with Australian music charity Support Act to raise funds for music industry professionals whose livelihoods have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions. Offering the chance to win one of four Fender guitars signed by some of Australia’s most respected artists in…

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THE 2020 STEVE LUKATHER COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - August 12, 2020

The latest evolution of Steve Lukather’s 2020 guitar perfectly fuses comfort, beauty, and tonal versatility. Revamped with all-new custom Ernie Ball Music Man electronics and featuring new finishes including the Luke III Maple Top in Cherry Burst and Luscious Green and the Luke III guitar in Olive Pearl and Ocean and Fuchsia Sparkle. Featuring…

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WATCH: BRENT MASON FENDER SIGNATURE TELECASTER INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 11, 2020

Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips recently had the opportunity to chat with legendary American session musician Brent Mason via Skype about his new Fender Stories Collection Signature Telecaster. Note: The guitar Brent is holding in the interview is not the stories collection Tele but the custom shop model, a limited-edition…

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FENDER BRINGS DEALER MEETING EXPERIENCE ONLINE TO REVEAL NEW 2020 PRODUCTS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 11, 2020

Normally Fender would gather guitar dealers in their respective territories and bring them together to view first hand their new releases for the remainder of the year. With Covid-19 putting an end to that, Fender decided this year to present their wares globally to their dealers online. Fender Musical Instruments…

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WINTER NAMM 2021 CANCELLED. BELIEVE IN MUSIC WEEK ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 10, 2020

As many had feared, it was with much sadness that today we received official news of the cancellation of the physical 2021 Winter NAMM Show. However, in this morning’s video announcement NAMM CEO Joe Lamond asked the global music products industry to still come together in January for their virtual…

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WATCH: LINE 6 POD GO PATCH TUTORIALS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - August 10, 2020

Line 6 Australia’s Tom Baeppler has been presenting a fabulous patch tutorial series on the POD® Go guitar processor. The POD® Go guitar processors get you on the road to ultimate tone via its ultra-portable and lightweight design, simple plug-and-play interface, and best-in-class tones. This first video takes you through…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: BENNY CLARK (BAKER BOY, DALLAS WOODS DRUMMER)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 10, 2020

Benny Clark is a proud Gunai/Djab Wurrung man from Melbourne (Narrm) Australia. Among his many credits, the Pearl drums & Zildjian cymbals endorsee plays drums for Baker Boy, Dallas Woods and Crowned Kings. Benny also has a solo project and a great new single out titled ‘Oblivious’. Australian Musician’s Greg…

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YAMAHA PRESENTS 2SAXY FREE ONLINE SAXOPHONE SEMINAR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - August 7, 2020

Yamaha Music Australia is excited to present a free online seminar with 2Saxy (Grace Kelly and Leo P). DATE: Sunday 23 August TIME: 11:00am AEST PLATFORM: Youtube Live (details will be sent upon registration, no login required) Please RSVP HERE to secure your place. Grace Kelly and Leo P make up…

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MUSICIANS IN ISOLATION: GWYN ASHTON & CHRIS FINNEN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 7, 2020

We caught up with South Australian music identities Gwyn Ashton and Chris Finnen to see what they’ve been up to in isolation and it seems to be a lot! Together they have recorded a new track titled ‘In Isolation’ which will be available very soon. Their 2nd album is well…

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60TH ANNIVERSARY FENDER JAZZ BASSES

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - August 6, 2020

Fender basses changed music forever. First with the revolutionary Precision Bass®, Fender then followed up with the now iconic Jazz Bass® in 1960 but coming hot on the heels of the P Bass was no easy task. With its new stylish and comfortable offset body, versatile dual-pickup setup and ultra-playable…

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