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GIBSON ANNOUNCES GENE SIMMONS G² THUNDERBIRD BASS

Posted in Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - April 25, 2022

Gibson, the iconic, American instrument brand has partnered with Gene Simmons–international rock legend and co-founder of KISS, America’s #1 gold record award-winning group of all time, in all categories (RIAA)–to create the new Gene Simmons G² Thunderbird Bass. The Gene Simmons G² Thunderbird Bass (pronounced G-squared) defines the merging of…

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FENDER CELEBRATES 60th ANNIVERSARY JAGUAR LTD EDITION COLLECTION

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 22, 2022

Fender is celebrating the 60th Anniversary Jaguar Limited Edition Collection. This collection honours the 60-year history of one of the Jaguar, one of Fender’s iconic flagship guitars. Named after the British sports car, the Jaguar had the most elaborate electronics of any Fender instrument. Its dual circuits were as complex…

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INTRODUCING XS ELECTRIC FROM D’ADDARIO

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - April 22, 2022

D’Addario XS, the technological breakthrough in coated strings, is now available for electric guitar. Debuted initially as an acoustic string in 2021, XS is a groundbreaking innovation that offers players maximum life, an unprecedented level of strength, and tuning stability—all without sacrificing the iconic D’Addario tone. Led by Chief Innovation…

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SSL Launch THE BUS+

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - April 21, 2022

Solid State Logic (SSL) announces THE BUS+, the ultimate and most versatile incarnation of its Bus Compressor ever. The Bus Compressor, which is relied upon by many of the world’s top engineers and producers for making their mixes sound bigger and more complete with drive and energy, is perhaps the…

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PRESONUS RELEASES ERIS E5BT

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - April 21, 2022

PreSonus announces the ERIS E5BT media reference monitors. With 100W of Class D amplification, the Eris E5 BT speakers deliver studio-quality sound with the convenience of Bluetoothąç wireless technology and at just $399 per pair. While Bluetooth is ideal for connection to mobile devices, you also get all the connections…

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ROLAND LAUNCH “INSPIRE THE MUSIC: 50 YEARS OF ROLAND HISTORY”

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 21, 2022

Roland, the world’s most iconic electronic music instrument brand, is continuing to celebrate its 50th anniversary with the unveiling of the INSPIRE THE MUSIC: 50 Years of Roland History anniversary book. In collaboration with renowned publisher Bjooks, the 400-page, beautifully photographed hardcover book celebrates the culture, people, and technology that…

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BLUESFEST 2022 DAY 5

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 19, 2022

Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne Easter Monday brings the final day of Bluesfest, a rain free day and gratitude that we have all managed to get to this point. Well, most of us. Of course there had to be some Bluesfest covid casualties. Matt Taylor couldn’t front Chain. Vikki…

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BLUESFEST 2022 DAY 4

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 18, 2022

Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne Day 4 at Bluesfest and the rain finally decided to stay away. However the damage done to parts of the grounds meant that gumboots were definitely required. There was plenty of A-grade music available to early starters including Little Georgia, Kim Churchill, Rockwiz Live,…

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BLUESFEST 2022 DAY 3

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 17, 2022

  Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne It’s day three, Easter Saturday at Bluesfest and by the afternoon we’ll have reached the half way mark. It’s been such a struggle for the promoter and team to get here and to get to this point is a remarkable effort. Hussy Hicks…

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BLUESFEST 2022 DAY 2

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 16, 2022

  Report: Greg Phillips Photos: Jason Rosewarne Good Friday never seems like the appropriate title for day 2 at Bluesfest when so many amazing acts are on offer. Surely it’s Great Friday! All Our Exes Live in Texas lit up the Crossroads stage early in the afternoon. When last we…

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