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LEGENDARY BASSIST LELAND SKLAR TURNS TO SSL 2+ INTERFACE DURING LOCKDOWN

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2020

Legendary bassist Leland “Lee” Sklar has played as a session musician on tens of thousands of songs with some of the best-selling artists of the past 50 years and toured as a sideman with some of the biggest names in the business. In all those years, Sklar never once recorded…

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ALEX PERTOUT CELEBRATES HOSSAM RAMZY WITH AKHUYA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 11, 2020

Acclaimed Australian percussionist Alex Pertout has released a new single today titled AKHUYA, a taste of his new album ‘DRUMMING’, which is due out in later in the year. The track AKHUYA features a percussion duet between Alex on congas and the great Egyptian percussionist HOSSAM RAMZY on tabla (you…

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IT’S RUOK? DAY. A CONVERSATION COULD CHANGE A LIFE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 10, 2020

Today is annual RUOK? day, a day in which we are all encouraged to check in on friends, family and co-workers to ask if they are indeed ok! This year more than any, people need the comfort of knowing that they are supported, heard and have someone that cares about…

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UDO AUDIO PRESENTS SUPER 6 SYNTH. INNOVATIVE MUSIC AUSTRALIA TO DISTRIBUTE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 9, 2020

Innovative Music Australia is excited to announce that they are now the Australian distributor of the exciting new synthesizer brand UDO Audio in conjunction with their new release, the Super 6 synthesizer! The Super 6 is a 12-voice polyphonic analog-hybrid synthesizer that in short, sounds amazing! Available in both grey…

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FENDER LAUNCHES BILLIE EILISH SIGNATURE UKE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - September 8, 2020

Today, Fender released the all-new Billie Eilish Signature Ukulele. This is Billie Eilish’s first artist signature model with the iconic guitar brand and it completely embodies Eilish’s preferred specs and distinct aesthetic. Designed in collaboration with Eilish herself, the ukulele embodies her uniquely bold style that fans know and love,…

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IBANEZ ES3 ECHO SHIFTER featuring Yvette Young

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 8, 2020

Musician, painter and guitarist for Covet, Yvette Young checks out the Ibanez ES3 Echo Shifter. Ibanez is pleased to present the new ES3 Echo Shifter. The pedal is equipped with both analog and digital delay modes. The analog setting provides a warm, natural tone with a delay time of between…

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ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN SHORT SCALE STINGRAY BASSES AVAILABLE NOW

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - September 3, 2020

The Ernie Ball Music Man Short Scale StingRay bass offers a 30″ scale for easier playability due to the shorter spacing between the frets. The passive humbucking pickup is equipped with higher output neodymium magnets, and has been specially designed for the Short Scale bass, providing its signature warm tone….

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ORIANTHI ANNOUNCES NEW SOLO ALBUM

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 2, 2020

Australian born recording artist and acclaimed guitarist, Orianthi has announced the release of her new album, “O” on November 6, 2020 via Frontiers Music Srl. This will be Orianthi’s first new studio album in seven years and her first new music as a solo artist in six years. The first single, ‘Sinners Hymn’ is…

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NCAT PRESENTS ONLINE OPEN NIGHT – INSTRUMENT MAKING COURSE. WED SEP 2

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

Interested in building guitars? Northern College of the Arts and Technology (NCAT) has the only accredited course in Australia for musical instrument making and repair, specialising in guitars. Our graduates from the Certificate III & Certificate IV courses are sought after for positions at both of the Melbourne based world…

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VALE MIKE NOGA

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

It was with much sadness that we heard news yesterday of the passing of singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and former Drones drummer Mike Noga. Mike will be forever remembered for the wonderful performances and recordings he made with The Drones such as Gala Mill, Havilah and I See Seaweed albums. He…

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