Archives

Blog »

AUSTRALIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY PUTS OUT SOS TO GOVERNMENT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 9, 2020

While some artists and other music industry workers have been able to access JobKeeper funds to assist them during the covid-19 lockdown period, it’s clear that there is a large sector of casual workers who have not been able to fill the government’s criteria to access much needed funds. In…

read more >
 
 

SUPPORT ACT ANNOUNCES CRISIS RELIEF GRANTS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created intense financial hardship for music workers throughout the country. 

Many were the first to lose their jobs and their income, and our sector could well be the last to recover.  

With funding from the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts, Support Act has expanded…

read more >
 
 

AUSTRALIANS GETTING INTO THE MAKE MUSIC DAY SPIRIT FOR JUNE 21

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 5, 2020

Make Music Day, the worldwide music celebration held each June 21, is going virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced this year. Typically featuring thousands of free outdoor concerts, performances, music lessons, jam sessions and other musical events on streets, sidewalks, parks and other public spaces across…

read more >
 
 

GORDON KOANG X GINOLI REMIXED EP out on BANDCAMP FEE FREE DAY (From 5pm)

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 5, 2020

Gordon Koang x Ginoli REMIXED EP  out today!  All profits from Bandcamp sales from 5pm Friday until 5pm Saturday AEST will be split between supporting Gordon and donated to Healing Foundation and Black Rainbow.   This release features Mal Mi Goa (Ginoli Remix) alongside exclusive B-side tracks from Ginoli and special guests, Nicholas Allbrook (POND) and…

read more >
 
 

ROCKBOARD ANNOUNCE MOD 4 & U2 TRANSMITTER, RECEIVER + TRS PATCHBAY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - June 4, 2020

Due in Australia in around six months time, The RockBoard MOD 4 – All-in-One Wireless System Receiver + Patchbay for Pedalboards offers an easy-to-use wireless connection between your instrument and your pedalboard, featuring digital wireless technology that delivers incredible audio quality, a simple setup procedure, and reliable use for any…

read more >
 
 

ASTON ELEMENT MICROPHONE REVEALED AS 2ND ROUND VOTING OPENS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - June 2, 2020

As round two of Project Element now open, Aston Microphones have released the first ever photo of the beautiful Aston Element. Known as the ‘People’s Microphone’, Element is the first ever mic to have its final voicing decided by a public vote, through a series of blind listening tests of…

read more >
 
 

MAKE AND SHARE MUSIC GLOBALLY ON MAKE MUSIC DAY JUNE 21

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 29, 2020

Make Music Day is a global celebration of music making that takes place on June 21 every year in over 1000 places in 120 countries. Unlike traditional music festivals Make Music Day is an open invitation for everyone to make music anywhere and everywhere and register their events, so that…

read more >
 
 

GIBSON PRESENTS: “LET’S STAY (IN) TOGETHER: A BENEFIT TO SUPPORT THE APOLLO”

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 29, 2020

In observance of Black Out Tuesday and in solidarity with artists, neighbors and the global community the Apollo Theater and Gibson have announced the “Let’s Stay (In) Together: A Benefit To Support The Apollo”livestreaming benefit concert has been rescheduled from June 2 to Thursday, June 4 at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT…

read more >
 
 

GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC CENTER BLOCK JR, SETZER HOT ROD AND MORE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 26, 2020

Live and loud, Electromatic® Center Block Jr. guitars are designed for that pure and powerful Gretsch® sound at high volume. Painstakingly crafted with essential Gretsch sound, style and playability, these all-new models deliver the fearless and electrifying authenticity that has set Gretsch apart for decades. It’s the sound of honor…

read more >
 
 

SIMA ANNOUNCES JAZZNOW:WIRED SERIES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 24, 2020

The Sydney Improvised Music Association (SIMA) has launched a great new season of shows JazzNOW: Wired, consisting of 7 performances, running from 6 June – 29 August biweekly. From middle eastern percussion to pedal steel guitar, Jazz:NOW Wired captures the excitement, diversity and immediacy of Australian jazz in digital mode….

read more >