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IN NEWS BIGGER THAN TEXAS … SXSW COMES TO SYDNEY IN 2023

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 30, 2022

The SXSW Conference and Festivals is expanding beyond Austin, Texas to bring its famed celebration of the tech, film, and music industries to Sydney, Australia across seven days and nights from October 15-22, 2023. Gathering the world’s most inspired thinkers and creatives, SXSW Sydney will be an exploration of the best in Music,…

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SSL INTRODUCES X-GATE PLUG-IN

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - June 30, 2022

Solid State Logic announces its latest plug-in release: SSL X-Gate. The new plug-in is available now in several formats including VST2, VST3, AAX and AU as part of the ever-growing SSL Complete subscription. X-Gate is the fourth new plug-in added to SSL’s Complete Bundle in recent months. Featuring a rolling waveform graph,…

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KORG Pa5X PROFESSIONAL ARRANGER  

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - June 30, 2022

The Pa5X is the new flagship of KORG’s internationally renowned Pa Series that will set a new standard in arranger keyboards. The Pa5X features state-of-the-art technology driving the essential part of any musical instrument: a stunning rich sound never before available on any other keyboards! Three models are available: Pa5X-61,…

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STRYMON ANNOUNCES SIX NEW PEDALS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - June 29, 2022

  Strymon Engineering, the respected manufacturer of premium products for the guitar and Eurorack markets, has announced the release of a new and modern pedal platform that features six new pedals. The new pedals – DIG, Flint, El Capistan, Deco, Lex and blueSky – are updated versions of some of…

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UK GUITAR GREAT MATT SCHOFIELD NOVEMBER TOUR ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 28, 2022

Gerrard Allman Presents is pleased to announce the return of UK bred, now US based artist Matt Schofield to Australia for a run of exclusive club shows in November 2022. Schofield, who will be performing here with his trio – Jonny Henderson (keys/bass) and Evan Jenkins (drums) – is a…

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REVIEW: LIPSTEREO LAUNCH. THE TOFF IN TOWN, MELBOURNE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 26, 2022

Words: Greg Phillips. Photos: Jason Rosewarne It’s been quite a minute since we’ve been invited to a good old fashioned band launch, the way they used to make ‘em back in the day. The Toff in Town was the chosen launch pad, a small but funky Melbourne club in the…

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GRINSPOON’S PHIL JAMIESON NEW SINGLE OUT NOW. ALBUM & TOUR FOR JULY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2022

Having toured relentlessly for a decade with no new music in sight, 2022 is shining a spotlight on one of Australia’s most esteemed frontmen, with the legendary Grinspoon vocalist and guitarist Phil Jamieson today sharing his new single Lights On and accompanying music video directed by Arlo Cook (Bob Evans,…

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MAKE MUSIC DAY 2022: THAT’S A WRAP!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2022

Held annually on 21 June, Make Music Day is part of the international Fête de la Musique, taking place in a thousand cities and places across 120 countries. The daylong, musical free-for-all, celebrates music in all its forms, encouraging people to band together and play in free public concerts in…

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MORE JACKSON X SERIES MODELS IN FALL ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 23, 2022

The Jackson® name has always been synonymous with state-of-the-art guitar technology and the company continues to lead the way in crafting instruments that exceed the demands of today’s most discerning players. In May this year, Jackson launched a host of new X Series models . Now in their Fall product…

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NEW 5150, STRIPED & WOLFGANG GUITAR MODELS FROM EVH

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 22, 2022

Two of the most important and recognizable names in rock ‘n’ roll joined forces in 2005 to develop the EVH® brand of guitars, amplifiers and musical products. Guitar icon and virtuoso Eddie Van Halen combined his unparalleled instinct and innovation in instrument and amp design with the expertise of the…

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