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NAMM 2020: TWO NOTES AUDIO ENGINEERING’S TORPEDO CAPTOR X 

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 23, 2020

The new Torpedo Captor X from Two Notes Audio Engineering is an all-in-one reactive load box, tube amp attenuator, cab simulator, IR loader and stereo expander. Perfect for guitarists that need a flexible recording and live solution for their guitar tone. We caught up with Jeremy on the Two Notes NAMM booth…

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NAMM 2020: SUZI Q AND TAL WILKENFELD CELEBRATED AT SHE ROCKS AWARDS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 22, 2020

Stage photos by Greg Phillips. Red carpet shots by Debbie Kruger Australian Musician was honoured to have been present at the very first She Rocks Awards back in 2013 and it’s wonderful to see that  in the ensuing years, it has become one of the NAMM Show’s major events. Women…

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NAMM 2020: ROGER SADOWSKY & MARCUS SPANGLER TALK NEW WARWICK DEAL

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 22, 2020

With over 80 years of combined experience in traditional instrument craftsmanship, Roger Sadowsky of Sadowsky Guitars and Hans-Peter Wilfer of Warwick GmbH of Germany have teamed up to bring a full range of quality instruments and accessories to musicians worldwide under the Sadowsky brand name. At Winter NAMM 2020, Australian…

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NAMM 2020: JONI MITCHELL MELTS HEARTS AT TEC AWARDS 

Posted in Blog, Special Features, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

Pics by Greg Phillips (except where indicated) Winners in 23 technical and eight creative excellence categories were announced at the 35th Annual NAMM TEC AWARDS, Saturday, January 18, from the global NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Presented by The NAMM Foundation and held annually, the event recognizes the exemplary achievements and innovations behind…

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NAMM 2020: PRESS CONFERENCE -STEVE VAI PRESENTS IBANEZ ‘PIA” GUITAR

Posted in Artists, Electric Guitars, Gear, Interviews    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

At Winter NAMM 2020 Ibanez presented their new collaboration with guitar great Steve Vai, the gorgeous PIA (Paradise in Art) Steve Vai Signature guitar. The new model features a solid alder body and a five-piece maple and walnut neck, with a rosewood fretboard emblazoned with a multi-coloured blossom inlay. A…

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM RADIAL ENGINEERING

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 21, 2020

Radial Engineering’s Jay Porter takes us on a tour of NAMM Show releases on their booth this year including the USB mobile for phone or tablet, BT Pro V2, PZ-Pro for acoustic guitar, Hotshot 48V condenser mic switcher, and new flagship DI HDI. Distributed in Australia by Amber Technology

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NAMM 2020: BOSS SY-1000 GUITAR SYNTH BOOTH DEMO

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 20, 2020

Released at NAMM 2020, The Boss SY-1000 is a breakthrough creation machine that transforms your guitar or bass rig with limitless sound design options. This powerhouse music tool opens a bold new chapter in the legacy of BOSS guitar synth innovation, fusing decades of R&D with our latest software and…

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NAMM 2020: GALLERY – NAMM 2020: SLASH ROCKS GIBSON LIVE AT THE GROVE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 17, 2020

Photos Greg Phillips For the past 126 years, Gibson has been synonymous with guitars. In 2019, Gibson emerged as a leader again by offering new, relevant and award-winning guitars. Combined with a re-energized brand and renewed commitment from all Gibson artists, 2020 is set to take Gibson to the next…

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NAMM 2020: INTRODUCING MOOG MUSIC’S SUBSEQUENT 25

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - January 16, 2020

Today, Moog Music announces a new 2-note paraphonic synthesizer, the Subsequent 25, and debuts Building Your World, an animated film created by renowned graphic designer Julian House and scored by prolific producer Flying Lotus using Moog’s newest synth. In the spirit of continuous improvement, Moog Music is transitioning production of…

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NAMM 2020: ERNIE BALL VPJR TUNER PEDAL

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - January 15, 2020

The Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner is the perfect combination 2-in-1 pedal offering precise volume control with an enhanced definition digital tuner. The pedal features a fast and accurate chromatic tuner with graphic volume display that is visually attractive and easy to operate. The large display automatically switches between tuner and…

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