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ROLAND ANNOUNCE AEROPHONE PRO AE-30 DIGITAL WIND INSTRUMENT

Posted in Blog, Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - December 8, 2020

If there’s one constant in an ever-changing music world, it’s that the Roland Corporation never give up on a great idea. Once their designers get a notion in their head, they research, tweak, talk constantly to the end-user and keep innovating until they arrive at a product they are proud…

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AROUND THE GROUNDS WITH MUSIC RETAIL 8/12

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 8, 2020

As you’d expect there’s a lot happening in music retail this week with only two and a half weeks until Christmas. As usual we take a look at what the stores have been promoting on social media over the last 24 hours. At time of promotion, the listed gear was…

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UMG ACQUIRES ENTIRE DYLAN CATALOGUE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 7, 2020

Universal Music Group (UMG), today announced the acquisition of Bob Dylan’s entire catalog of iconic songs by Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).  The deal covers 600 song copyrights including; “Blowin’ In The Wind,” “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Lay Lady Lay,” “Forever Young,” “Knockin’ On Heaven’s…

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AMBER TECHNOLOGY TO DISTRIBUTE WIDI-MASTER IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - December 7, 2020

Singapore-based professional audio manufacturer CME Pro has appointed Amber Technology to distribute their WIDI Master wireless MIDI over Bluetooth adapter in the Australian and New Zealand music instrument (MI) markets. WIDI Master offers a complete solution that will save time and expand the ways to use MIDI, opening new possibilities…

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AMY SHARK ANNOUNCES 2021 HEADLINE TOUR + NEW TRACK + ALBUM DATE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 4, 2020

Homegrown multi ARIA award winning, singer-songwriter Amy Shark has announced a massive headline tour of Australia in June/July 2021 in support of her highly anticipated sophomore album, CRY FOREVER, set for release April 30, 2021 and available to pre-order now. Shark’s national CRY FOREVER tour will be the Gold Coast local’s most ambitious live…

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INTRODUCING BOSS TB-2W TONE BENDER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

On December 1, Boss unveiled the TB-2W Tone Bender. The legendary Sola Sound Tone Bender MK II fuzz from the 1960s, meticulously recreated with BOSS Waza craftsmanship.  BOSS and Sola Sound Unite to Reimagine the Iconic Tone Bender MK II BOSS and Sola Sound have come together to introduce the TB-2W Tone Bender, an authentic sonic…

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FENDER® LAUNCHES ALL-NEW TASH SULTANA SIGNATURE STRATOCASTER®

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

  In truly wonderful news today, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has released the all-new Tash Sultana Stratocaster®, which is Tash Sultana’s first artist signature model with the iconic guitar brand. Sultana has long played Fender to create their signature sound: layered loops that fuse indie with ambient rock and…

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NAMM CONGRATULATES TOP 100 AWARDS DEALERS, INCLUDING FIVE AUSSIE STORES

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - December 3, 2020

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards and it includes five great Australian stores. Now in its tenth year, the annual awards honor retailers who demonstrate exceptional commitment to…

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AROUND THE GROUNDS WITH MUSIC RETAIL 2/12

Posted in Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - December 2, 2020

It’s time to do another quick whip around  the social media pages of your fave musical instrument stores to see what bargains and musical beauties they’ve been promoting over the last 24 hours! Many of the items being promoted are limited stock, so if you see something you like, don’t…

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LP TOMMY LEE “ROCK STAR” COWBELL IS STADIUM-READY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

Latin Percussion (LP) are proud to launch the Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell, which he will use on the much anticipated 2021 Mötley Crüe stadium tour. The new Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell is based on LP’s classic Ridge Rider® design, one of the most popular cowbells in history and revered for…

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