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SUZI QUATRO: NAMM ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW AM EDIT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 3, 2020

Australian Musician caught up with American rock legend Suzi Quatro for an in depth interview at the Winter NAMM Show this year. Suzi was in town to be honoured at the 8th annual She Rocks Awards. We spoke about her beginnings, her long, successful career, her bass gear, the She…

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NITA STRAUSS AUSTRALIAN MASTERCLASSES FOR IBANEZ AND BOSS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - February 3, 2020

Join acclaimed recording artist, Alice Cooper band guitarist, Ibanez Guitar Signature artist, and BOSS endorsee, Nita Strauss in these rare and exclusive Australian masterclasses in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. Performing in an intimate setting, Nita will be demonstrating various guitar techniques and riffs, plus how she utilises the BOSS GT-1000…

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 2, 2020

The team at Ernie Ball Music Man delivered a fine selection of new gear at Winter NAMM 2020, including guitars, basses, strings, cables and pedals. The new line of guitars and basses included the Sabre electric, Steve Lukather signature Luke III, Omar Rodriguez Lopez signature Mariposa and the short scale…

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MIDGE URE: NAMM ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW AM EDIT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - February 1, 2020

Ahead of his ‘1980’ Australian tour in March, Scottish music legend Midge Ure sat down with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips on January 17, 2020 for a chat about his career. (See tour dates below) The interview was conducted for NAMM’s Oral History archive. The NAMM Oral History Collection is…

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Marsh, the Expertainers in Insurance

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 31, 2020

When it comes to choosing the right cover, choose the people who know entertainment. Marsh, the Expertainers in Insurance. Learn more at: marsh.com/au/entertainment

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Aussie Guitar Gear Fundraiser for Fireys!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 31, 2020

A small group of Australian Guitar makers, Amp and Pedal Builders are donating the country´s best hand-made gear to support the Fireys. Every $10 AU donated gets a virtual raffle ticket to a number of prize pools that are evolving. The Raffles will be drawn shortly after the fundraiser closes….

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM EASTMAN GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 30, 2020

Jamin Smeades from Eastman Guitars Australia walks us through the Eastman booth to check out the new guitars on offer at Winter NAMM 2020. Jamin’s rundown includes: T484, T66, and Antique violin varnish series electrics, 322c, 522c, 622c and 722 acoustics, Double top acoustics, custom shop Bourgeois acoustics, nylon string…

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NAMM 2020: PRESONUS ioSTATION 24C AUDIO INTERFACE & PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 30, 2020

Joe from Presonus shows us the new ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller at Winter NAMM 2020. When you’re a solo artist, you have to be more than just creative to realize your vision—you must also be a producer and an audio engineer. The ioStation 24c audio interface and…

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MARK SCHULMAN (P!NK): NAMM Oral History Interview AM edit

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

On January 17, 2020 P!nk’s longtime drummer and Gretsch drums endorsee Mark Schulman sat down with Australian Musician editor Greg Phillips for a chat about his career and gear. The interview was conducted for NAMM’s Oral History archive. The NAMM Oral History Collection is unique, unlike any other collection in…

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THEREMIN’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Happy 100th birthday to the Theremin It’s the Theremin’s 100 anniversary and there’s a cool new compilation and series of celebratory events in honour of one of the most forward-thinking instruments of the 20th century. Curated by master Thereminist Dorit Chrysler, a celebratory album has been released titled ’Theremin 100’,…

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