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NAMM 2020: MARKBASS STRINGS

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 3, 2020

Peter Murray from MarkBass chats to us at NAMM 2020 about the new range of Markbass strings. “Markbass Strings are made at our factory in Abruzzo (Italy), using the best selected innovative materials and ultimate quality controls matched with the ancient tradition of master string makers.   Maybe not many people…

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NITA STRAUSS AUSTRALIAN MASTERCLASSES FOR IBANEZ AND BOSS

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

Join acclaimed recording artist, Alice Cooper band guitarist, Ibanez Guitar Signature artist, and BOSS endorsee, Nita Strauss in these rare and exclusive Australian masterclasses in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. Performing in an intimate setting, Nita will be demonstrating various guitar techniques and riffs, plus how she utilises the BOSS GT-1000…

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 2, 2020

The team at Ernie Ball Music Man delivered a fine selection of new gear at Winter NAMM 2020, including guitars, basses, strings, cables and pedals. The new line of guitars and basses included the Sabre electric, Steve Lukather signature Luke III, Omar Rodriguez Lopez signature Mariposa and the short scale…

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MIDI 2.0 DEBUTS AT NAMM 2020

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 1, 2020

MIDI 2.0, the next-generation music and arts specification that enhances virtually all aspects of 1983’s original MIDI 1.0 spec, made its world-wide debut at the Winter NAMM music industry trade show. Current MIDI users wanted more nuanced expressiveness, higher resolution, and increased ease of use, but also demanded backward compatibility…

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Marsh, the Expertainers in Insurance

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 31, 2020

When it comes to choosing the right cover, choose the people who know entertainment. Marsh, the Expertainers in Insurance. Learn more at: marsh.com/au/entertainment

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Aussie Guitar Gear Fundraiser for Fireys!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - January 31, 2020

A small group of Australian Guitar makers, Amp and Pedal Builders are donating the country´s best hand-made gear to support the Fireys. Every $10 AU donated gets a virtual raffle ticket to a number of prize pools that are evolving. The Raffles will be drawn shortly after the fundraiser closes….

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NAMM 2020: NEW FROM EASTMAN GUITARS

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

Jamin Smeades from Eastman Guitars Australia walks us through the Eastman booth to check out the new guitars on offer at Winter NAMM 2020. Jamin’s rundown includes: T484, T66, and Antique violin varnish series electrics, 322c, 522c, 622c and 722 acoustics, Double top acoustics, custom shop Bourgeois acoustics, nylon string…

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NAMM 2020: PRESONUS ioSTATION 24C AUDIO INTERFACE & PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 30, 2020

Joe from Presonus shows us the new ioStation 24c audio interface and production controller at Winter NAMM 2020. When you’re a solo artist, you have to be more than just creative to realize your vision—you must also be a producer and an audio engineer. The ioStation 24c audio interface and…

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THEREMIN’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

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

Happy 100th birthday to the Theremin It’s the Theremin’s 100 anniversary and there’s a cool new compilation and series of celebratory events in honour of one of the most forward-thinking instruments of the 20th century. Curated by master Thereminist Dorit Chrysler, a celebratory album has been released titled ’Theremin 100’,…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YV2030SET VIBRAPHONE

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

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YV2030SET vibraphone at their booth at NAMM 2020. Replacing the YV520, the new YV2030SET vibraphone is designed with the modern school in mind. This new vibraphone features a gas spring height adjustment system and redesigned bars for an amazing quality of sound….

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