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GIBSON SHOWCASES AT MUSIC CHINA 2020

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 30, 2020

Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, is showcasing an array of new guitars, products and livestream events at Music China 2020 Asia’s largest trade show of musical instruments at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, now through Oct. 31. For the past 18 years, Music China has generated tremendous growth…

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INTRODUCING ROLAND V-DRUMS TD-07KV

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 29, 2020

The new V-Drums TD-07KV combines high-end sound, superior expression, and uncompromising playability—all packed into a compact and affordable electronic kit that will keep you coming back for more. Conveniently compact and ideal for drumming at home, the TD-07KV V-Drums kit delivers the superior expression and playability of high-end V-Drums in…

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MELBOURNE MUSIC RETAIL IS BACK OPEN!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 28, 2020

With the easing of lockdown rules, Melbourne’s musical instrument stores are back baby! Not that they actually went away, they’ve been servicing the needs of Melbourne musicians admirably since lockdown began with their fabulous online, pickup and delivery systems .. but now their doors are back open to instore customers….

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GIBSON ANNOUNCE TOOL’S ADAM JONES 1979 LES PAUL CUSTOM

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 27, 2020

Gibson and Tool guitarist Adam Jones are pleased to announce the kick-off of their partnership and collaboration with the Gibson Custom Shop Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom guitar. “I’m proud to finally show the world the first release in our multi-year partnership with Adam Jones,” says Cesar Gueikian, Gibson…

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WANNA BE PART OF KOOL SKOOLS 2021?

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 26, 2020

‪It’s about as far away from School of Rock as you can get, but for the last twenty-four years  Kool Skools has been showcasing the artistic skills of Australian secondary school students in a unique, professional music environment. ‬ ‪Since 1997, KoolSkools has recorded over 700 albums of original music…

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NEW DARKGLASS 500 SERIES AMPS

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - October 23, 2020

Darkglass Electronics are proud to unveil two new additions to the Darkglass amplifier lineup – Microtubes 500v2 and Alpha·Omega 500, featuring our signature Dual Microtubes and Alpha·Omega drive engines respectively. With the instantly recognizable sleek Darkglass design on the outside, these two models both pack a real punch on the…

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MOOG INTRODUCES CLARAVOX CENTENNIAL THEREMIN

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - October 22, 2020

One of the first known electronic musical instruments, the theremin has seen a remarkable century as the otherworldly sound adored in film and TV soundtracks, a staple of avant-garde music, and a sonic companion for groundbreaking moments in world history. To commemorate the instrument’s 100th anniversary, pioneering electronic musical instrument…

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HEALING POWER OF A GUITAR STRIKES A CHORD WITH VETS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 20, 2020

A great new initiative is helping Australian veterans and former members experiencing the effects of PTSD express themselves through the power of music.  Many former ADF members live with the effects of PTSD and the challenges of re-adjustment to normal life long after their service has concluded. To assist, Guitars…

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VICTORIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY RECOVERY PROGRAM GRANT DEADLINE ONE WEEK AWAY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - October 14, 2020

The deadline to apply for a grant offered by the Victorian Music Industry Recovery Program is only a week away, with submissions due by 5pm on October 22, 2020. The Victorian Music Industry Recovery Program offers grants to Victorian-based contemporary music industry artists, workers, businesses and organisations who have been…

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COLE CLARK ANNOUNCES T-REX FX AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - October 14, 2020

Australian guitar manufacturer Cole Clark have announced that they are now the Australian distributor for T-Rex effects. Being among the pioneers of the modern effects pedal manufacturers, Denmark’s T-Rex Engineering was brought to the world in 1996. Guitarists and engineers, Lars Dahl and Sebastian Jensen, conceived ideas and technical solutions…

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