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FENDER HONOURS DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE’S BEN GIBBARD WITH SIGNATURE MUSTANG

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - March 2, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the Ben Gibbard Mustang®, marking the artist’s first collaboration with the iconic guitar brand. Designed in concert with the eight-time Grammy-nominated frontman of Death Cab For Cutie and The Postal Service, the Ben Gibbard Mustang® recreates Gibbard’s go-to touring model, complete with custom…

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ROLAND CLOUD JD-800 MODEL EXPANSION

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - March 2, 2021

Following on from the inclusion of the legendary Juno-60 into their array of Roland Cloud synths and plugins, Roland now announces the JD-800 Model Expansion, the latest addition to the ZEN-Core Model Expansion lineup available through Roland Cloud. Based on Roland’s influential JD-800 hardware synthesizer released in 1991, the JD-800 Model…

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VALE MICHAEL GUDINSKI

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - March 2, 2021

Report by Australian Musician Editor Greg Phillips The Australian music industry is in a state of shock this morning after hearing of the passing of 68 year old music mogul Michael Gudinski. The Australian music legend died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Melbourne last night. There was…

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FENDER® CUSTOM SHOP REVEALS INNOVATIVE WORLD-CLASS COLLECTIONS, LIMITED EDITION ARTIST MODELS AND IMAGINATIVE PRESTIGE GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - March 1, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and the Fender Custom Shop today announced the introduction of its Annual and Prestige collections, as well as a Limited Edition Artist Model for Pearl Jam’s lead guitarist Mike McCready to its 2021 lineup – all which debuted at the 2021 Fender Custom Shop Online…

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TAYLOR T5Z HOLLOWBODY GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - March 1, 2021

Like its bigger sibling, the T5, the hollowbody T5z packs a dynamic range of electric and amplified acoustic tones into one guitar. The difference is a more compact body size (closer to a solidbody) and playing features that electric players will love: a 12-inch fretboard radius (compared to 15-inch on…

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GIBSON TO CELEBRATE MASSIVE EXPANSION OF ACOUSTIC FACILITY THIS WEEK

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 28, 2021

Gibson, the iconic, American instrument brand will be opening the doors of their Acoustic facility in Montana  on Wednesday March 3rd, for a one-hour groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the announcement of a massive expansion to the facility in Bozeman, MT. The day will be hosted by by Gibson’s James “JC”…

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DPA 4006 MICROPHONE CAPTURES AUDIO FROM MARS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - February 26, 2021

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover touched down on the Red Planet last week, with DPA Microphones along for the historic ride. Outfitted with DPA’s 4006 Omnidirectional Microphone, MMA-A Digital Audio Interface and MMP-G Modular Active Cable, the rover provided the first sounds from the surface of Mars. After being put through…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES ZENBEATS 2.1 with VERSELAB INTEGRATION

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 26, 2021

Roland has announced the availability of Zenbeats 2.1, a free update for their award-winning music creation app. Zenbeats 2.1 is packed with music creation tools allowing anyone to be creative, anytime, anywhere. New features include plug-and-play functionality with the recently released Roland VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio hardware, Audio Editor…

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Phil Jones Bass: BP-800 and CAB67

Posted in Amplifiers, Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 26, 2021

PJB Product Specialist Michael Albronda takes the BP-800 and CAB 67 for a quick ride, have a listen … and check out the specs below BP-800 Compact Bass Amp Head Small and lightweight just got more powerful with the introduction of Phil Jones Bass’ BP-800 bass amplifier. The BP-800 is…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEGADETH’S DAVE MUSTAINE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 24, 2021

Gibson is proud to officially announce a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and GRAMMY®-winning founder and leader of Megadeth who joins Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new Dave Mustaine Collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer. The good news…

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