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BLUES ON BROADBEACH GETS GO AHEAD WHILE BLUESFEST COUNTS COSTS OF LOSS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 16, 2021

In a crucial step forward for the return of multi-award-winning Blues on Broadbeach in 2021, the festival’s COVID Safe Plan has been approved! Great news to all involved. However Byron Bay’s Bluesfest which was cancelled for the second year in a row is still counting the cost and has just released…

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ZENITH MUSIC ANNOUNCE TREVOR JAMES FLUTES AUS & NZ DISTRIBUTION

Posted in Blog, Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Zenith Music in Perth have great pride in announcing that they are now the distributors of the quality range of Trevor James flutes, piccolos and saxophones for Australia and New Zealand. Trevor James is a young and dynamic English flute company based in Lenham (UK) who have dedicated themselves to…

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REVIEW: THE BADLOVES, CHARLES JENKINS, KING CANYON- CORNER HOTEL.

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 15, 2021

Review by – Colette Imison. Photos by Jason Rosewarne Famous for it’s erratic weather, as a polar blast hit Melbourne, The Corner Hotel was the perfect venue to warm up, fill up and to catch some awesome homegrown music by King Canyon, Charles Jenkins and the band most had come…

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FENDER NEW SQUIER CONTEMPORARY SERIES REFRESH + ‘68 CUSTOM AMP RANGE EXPANDS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 14, 2021

SQUIER CONTEMPORARY SERIES In response to a growing market abuzz with new players inspired in part by the 2020 Fender Play Through initiative, Fender is introducing several updates to the entry-level Squier® guitar lineup in 2021 including an all-new batch of models in the Contemporary Series. Perfect for the player…

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ROLAND INTRODUCES 3 NEW FLAGSHIP V-DRUMS and MORE!

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 14, 2021

Roland introduces three new flagship V-Drums kits featuring the nextgeneration TD-50X sound module and digital pad configurations that include the groundbreaking new VH-14D digital hi-hat. • TD-50K2 V-Drums Kit • TD-50 KV2 V-Drums Kit • VAD-706 V-Drums Acoustic Design Kit • TD-50X V-Drums Module • VH-14D V-Drums Digital Hi-Hat The…

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PAUL DEMPSEY PERFORMS ’SITUATION ROOM’ ON FENDER ACOUSTASONIC JAZZMASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 12, 2021

Paul Dempsey, frontman of Australian band Something for Kate, performs their 2020 track “Situation Room” on his American Acoustasonic Jazzmaster. This Artist Check-In was filmed at Small Time in Melbourne, Australia. Paul has been playing Acoustasonic guitars since acquiring the Telecaster model in 2019. He used this guitar during the…

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MATT GUDINSKI ASSUMES ROLE OF CEO MUSHROOM GROUP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 9, 2021

Mushroom Group today announced that Matt Gudinski will assume the role of CEO of the Mushroom Group, effective immediately. Matt moves into the role following the sudden passing of his father, Michael Gudinski, on March 2 this year.  Matt most recently held the role of Executive Director, Mushroom Group from…

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FENDER CUSTOM SHOP TAPS PEARL JAM’S MIKE MCCREADY FOR LIMITED-EDITION 1960 STRATOCASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 8, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and the Fender Custom Shop today announced the Limited Edition Mike McCready 1960 Stratocaster® in the artist’s first-time collaboration with the iconic guitar brand. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame alum partnered with one of Fender’s world-renowned Master Builders, Vincent Van Trigt, to disassemble…

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ORANGE AMPLIFICATION LAUNCHES ACOUSTIC PEDAL

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - April 7, 2021

Orange Amplification are pleased to announce the launch of the new Acoustic Pedal. This do-it-all, compact pre-amp pedal has been designed and built using all the company’s know-how from the acclaimed Acoustic Pre TC preamp and the Crush Acoustic 30 amplifier. See Orange Ambassador Doyle Dykes introducing the new pedal…

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JACKSON® RELEASES NEW MISHA MANSOOR PRO SERIES SIGNATURE JUGGERNAUT EVERTUNE® MODELS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 7, 2021

Jackson® and acclaimed djent architect Misha Mansoor once again teamed up to expand the Periphery guitarist’s signature lineup with the new Pro Series Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut ET6 and Pro Series Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut ET7 models. Both new models feature a game-changing EverTune® bridge. “For those of you who…

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