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NAMM 2016 – WAYNE JONES TALKS WJ GEAR

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 22, 2016

We caught up with Wayne Jones, premier Australian bass player, producer and international charting recording artist at his booth at NAMM 2016 today. Wayne is showcasing his Wayne Jones AUDIO Hi Powered, Hi End Bass Cabinets & Bass Pre-Amp at NAMM He plays a little bass lick for us as…

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SANTANA IV REUNITES LEGENDARY 70s LINEUP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 21, 2016

April 15th, 2016 marks the release date of Santana IV, the wildly anticipated studio album that reunites the revered early ’70s lineup with Carlos, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Carabello, and Michael Shrieve. The album marks the first time in 45 years — since 1971’s multi-platinum classic Santana III – that…

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NAMM 2016: Graham Nash Honoured with “Music for Life” Award

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 21, 2016

The NAMM Show kicked off its media preview day yesterday and ended with the presentation of a “Music for Life” award to music legend Graham Nash (soon to be at Bluesfest).  The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) honoured Graham Nash with its “Music for Life” award for his 40-years…

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MEGADETH’S DAVE RECKONS WE’RE OK!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 21, 2016

The new Megadeth album Dystopia is out this week. We think it’s pretty cool and Dave Mustaine thinks we’re OK too! Video interview online very soon. Stay tuned.

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THE JEZABELS GO FOR PLEASURE DRIVE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 21, 2016

Just a few weeks out from The Jezabels follow up album to The Brink, they’ve delivered ‘Pleasure Drive’, the first single from their forthcoming third studio LP, ‘Synthia’, in store February 12, 2016. Accompanying the release is a gothically grand video clip. Like Chrissie Hynde staring in an episode of…

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NAMM 2016: INNOVATIVE MUSIC PRODUCTS PREVIEW

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - January 20, 2016

The NAMM Show officially kicks off on Thursday morning California time.  The folks at Melbourne based music wholesaler Innovative Music have posted a preview of their NAMM 2016 releases, which include; Beat Buddy, Sonomawireworks’ Studio Jack Mini, StudioLogic sl88Grand (a 88 note controller), Computer Zone Editor software, RME Babyface Pro,…

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RAVI COLTRANE, LEE RITENOUR AND MORE FOR NEW JAZZ VENUE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 20, 2016

Formerly the home of Blue Basement, a brand new jazz club called Bird’s Basement will open in the Melbourne CBD in March. The venue will open on March 1st featuring a six night stint with Ravi Coltrane, son of jazz legend John Coltrane. Ravi Coltrane is a critically acclaimed Grammy™…

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Muso Market Swap Meet (Melb)

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 20, 2016

This Saturday 23rd Jan 2:30 – 6:30pm Flemington Community Centre Train/Tram access plus onsite parking Right near the Flemington road exit on City link Live amplifier modification demonstration Giveaways Discounts on guitar servicing/repairs/set ups for work booked in on the day No trading fees $2 entry Link to get more…

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SPARE A THOUGHT FOR THE FUTURE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 19, 2016

It’s easy to get bogged down in the sadness of the passing of so many musicians close to our hearts. After all, they wrote the soundtrack to our lives. The truth is, we’re all going to go. Sadly, as the rock ‘n’ roll genre nears 70 years of age, there…

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BOWIE TRIBUTES CONTINUE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 18, 2016

It’s been a little over a week since the death of pop music icon David Bowie and music fans worldwide continue to grieve. The procession of tributes seems endless and many of the word’s biggest stars are dedicating stage time to Bowie songs. Here’s a selection of some of the…

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