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FENDER HONOURS DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE’S BEN GIBBARD WITH SIGNATURE MUSTANG

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - March 2, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the Ben Gibbard Mustang®, marking the artist’s first collaboration with the iconic guitar brand. Designed in concert with the eight-time Grammy-nominated frontman of Death Cab For Cutie and The Postal Service, the Ben Gibbard Mustang® recreates Gibbard’s go-to touring model, complete with custom…

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ROLAND CLOUD JD-800 MODEL EXPANSION

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - March 2, 2021

Following on from the inclusion of the legendary Juno-60 into their array of Roland Cloud synths and plugins, Roland now announces the JD-800 Model Expansion, the latest addition to the ZEN-Core Model Expansion lineup available through Roland Cloud. Based on Roland’s influential JD-800 hardware synthesizer released in 1991, the JD-800 Model…

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FENDER® CUSTOM SHOP REVEALS INNOVATIVE WORLD-CLASS COLLECTIONS, LIMITED EDITION ARTIST MODELS AND IMAGINATIVE PRESTIGE GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - March 1, 2021

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and the Fender Custom Shop today announced the introduction of its Annual and Prestige collections, as well as a Limited Edition Artist Model for Pearl Jam’s lead guitarist Mike McCready to its 2021 lineup – all which debuted at the 2021 Fender Custom Shop Online…

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TAYLOR T5Z HOLLOWBODY GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - March 1, 2021

Like its bigger sibling, the T5, the hollowbody T5z packs a dynamic range of electric and amplified acoustic tones into one guitar. The difference is a more compact body size (closer to a solidbody) and playing features that electric players will love: a 12-inch fretboard radius (compared to 15-inch on…

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GIBSON TO CELEBRATE MASSIVE EXPANSION OF ACOUSTIC FACILITY THIS WEEK

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 28, 2021

Gibson, the iconic, American instrument brand will be opening the doors of their Acoustic facility in Montana  on Wednesday March 3rd, for a one-hour groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the announcement of a massive expansion to the facility in Bozeman, MT. The day will be hosted by by Gibson’s James “JC”…

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DPA 4006 MICROPHONE CAPTURES AUDIO FROM MARS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - February 26, 2021

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover touched down on the Red Planet last week, with DPA Microphones along for the historic ride. Outfitted with DPA’s 4006 Omnidirectional Microphone, MMA-A Digital Audio Interface and MMP-G Modular Active Cable, the rover provided the first sounds from the surface of Mars. After being put through…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES ZENBEATS 2.1 with VERSELAB INTEGRATION

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - February 26, 2021

Roland has announced the availability of Zenbeats 2.1, a free update for their award-winning music creation app. Zenbeats 2.1 is packed with music creation tools allowing anyone to be creative, anytime, anywhere. New features include plug-and-play functionality with the recently released Roland VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio hardware, Audio Editor…

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Phil Jones Bass: BP-800 and CAB67

Posted in Amplifiers, Bass, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - February 26, 2021

PJB Product Specialist Michael Albronda takes the BP-800 and CAB 67 for a quick ride, have a listen … and check out the specs below BP-800 Compact Bass Amp Head Small and lightweight just got more powerful with the introduction of Phil Jones Bass’ BP-800 bass amplifier. The BP-800 is…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEGADETH’S DAVE MUSTAINE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - February 24, 2021

Gibson is proud to officially announce a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and GRAMMY®-winning founder and leader of Megadeth who joins Gibson as a Brand Ambassador. The new Dave Mustaine Collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer. The good news…

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GRETSCH ANNOUNCES KEITH CARLOCK SIGNATURE SNARE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - February 18, 2021

Gretsch Drums considers it an honor to proudly introduce the Keith Carlock Signature Snare Drum (GA5514-KC). When the company is fortunate enough to work with the drummer who has performed with a wide range of artists such as Steely Dan, Toto, Wayne Krantz, James Taylor, Tal Wilkenfeld, John Mayer, Sting,…

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