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GIBSON UNVEILS ARTIST COLLABORATIONS AHEAD OF SUMMER NAMM 2019

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 12, 2019

In 2019, after more than a century, artists, players and fans are experiencing Gibson, the all American-made instrument brand, rejuvenated. Gibson announced on July 10 it will unveil multiple experiences at SUMMER NAMM 2019 in the brand’s hometown of Nashville, TN. Gibson will showcase new collections, artist collaborations, exciting new…

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BOSS RELEASE SY-1 SYNTH PEDAL & RC-10R LOOPER

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - July 12, 2019

Great news from Boss with the release of a couple of fabulous new pedals which tap into the needs of the 2019 musician. First up, the SY-1 synthesiser pedal The amazingly expressive SY-1 is filled with 121 ultra-responsive sounds, all distilled down into a BOSS compact pedal that slides easily…

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FENDER LAUNCHES RARITIES SERIES CHAMBERED FLAME TOP TELE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 11, 2019

This week Fender announced the Rarities Series Chambered Flame Top Telecaster. It’s a stunning looking guitar featuring a chambered, two-piece roasted alder body with a natural flame maple top, separated by a black centre stripe. The Tim Shaw custom-designed 50s vintage-style bridge pickup adds a hotter classic voice to the…

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FENDER LAUNCHES VINTERA SERIES: VINTAGE-ERA STYLE & TONE

Posted in Bass, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 26, 2019

Today Fender announced the launch of the Vintera Series, a line of vintage-inspired electric guitar and bass models that embody a period-specific vibe, including: the Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Jaguar®, Mustang®, Jazzmaster®, Jazz Bass®, Precision Bass® and Mustang Bass. Each model delivers the authentic look and feel of its era, as well…

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ASH GRUNWALD ANNOUNCES SIGNATURE PRATLEY GUITAR, NEW ALBUM, BOOK & NATIONAL TOUR

Posted in Artists, Electric Guitars, Gear, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 24, 2019

Acclaimed Australian roots music singer, songwriter, guitarist and performer Ash Grunwald has been out of the spotlight for the last five years. For three of those years he was soaking up a tropical lifestyle living in Bali before returning to Australia. Yet rather than merely kicking back and chilling out,…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES DAVE AMATO LES PAUL AXCESS STANDARD

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 21, 2019

Gibson Custom Shop proudly presents the new Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard. Gibson Custom Shop instruments celebrate Gibson’s legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail. The Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard is the ultimate mash-up of vintage Gibson aesthetics and modern player features and is available worldwide…

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FENDER ADDS KOA FLAME ASH TOP STRAT TO RARITIES SERIES

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 13, 2019

Fender Music Australia have announced the launch of the latest in their Rarities Series, the Koa Flame Ash Top Stratocaster.  It features a two-piece ash body with a flame koa top and a one-piece, quartersawn European maple neck. The custom Tim Shaw overwound 59 gold-foil single-coil pickups are warm and…

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GUITAR BRA: FOR PROTECTION AND COMFORT!

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - June 11, 2019

Peter Kinson is a Hervey Bay-based guitarist/singer/songwriter/guitar tutor and designer. It was through both personal experience and observation and discussion with other guitarists that he realised that spending a lot of time on the guitar in the tropical climate where he resides, you need to have some kind of insulation…

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EPIPHONE’S LTD ED GEORGE THOROGOOD ‘WHITE FANG’ ES-125TDC

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 29, 2019

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments, proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. George Thorogood “White Fang” ES-125TDC Outfit, the premier signature guitar by blues legend GEORGE THOROGOOD. Featuring a vintage-inspired ES-125 hollowbody archtop in a Bone White finish with removable “Cobra” sticker, new ProBuckerTM P-90 single-coil pickups, a hand-signed Certificate…

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GHS STRINGS ADDS INNOVATION BRAND

Posted in Accessories, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - May 23, 2019

World renowned Innovation stand-up bass strings, which have until recently been manufactured in the UK, have found a new home with GHS Strings in the USA. The specialist machinery, unique non-metallic cores and original winding materials have been combined with our experienced workforce using the original hand spun manufacturing specifications…

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