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MAGNATONE MASTER SERIES: SUPER FIFTY-NINE M-80

Posted in Amplifiers, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - July 23, 2021

The Magnatone Super 59 M-80 is the modern incarnation of the classic Magnatone, which incorporates the gain stages and tone stacks of Magnatone’s Super Fifty-Nine MKI and MKII models Cosmetically striking in its black levant with white satin grill cloth, edged by piping and sleek and luxurious, the Super 59…

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KURZWEIL LAUNCHES K2700 WORKSTATION DURING SUMMER NAMM

Posted in Blog, Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - July 23, 2021

During Summer NAMM 2021  Kurzweil  lifted the lid on the K2700, the brand’s latest keyboard workstation, powered by an updated version of its VAST (Variable-Architecture Synthesis Technology) synthesis engine. From 1991 to 2021. It has been a long storied journey for the K2 series. Kurzweil Music Systems is proud to…

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ROLAND ANNOUNCES NATIVE APPLE SILICON SUPPORT FOR 28 ICONIC INSTRUMENTS

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - July 21, 2021

Roland is pleased to announce that 28 of its carefully crafted AU software musical instruments managed via Roland Cloud are now updated with native support for Apple silicon. Thanks to the inherent gains of the Apple architecture along with native support now available from Roland, musicians and producers can use more Roland instruments on more affordable devices than ever before. Native support for…

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ROLAND INTRODUCES AFFORDABLE V-DRUMS KITS BASED AROUND TD-07 MODULE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 20, 2021

Roland has introduced to Australia a couple of new compact V-Drums kits based around the TD-07 sound module.  The new TD-07DMK  kit expands the lineup to give developing electronic drummers more options with a variety of different pad and stand configurations. And for players who prefer an acoustic drum appearance,…

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TROY CASSAR DALEY ACQUIRES NEW TAKAMINE THERMAL TOP GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Gear    //    Post Date - July 16, 2021

Ahead of October dates with Ian Moss, Troy Cassar Daley has acquired a new Takamine TEF450CTTBSB THERMAL TOP BSB guitar, which he has been showing off on social media recently. This new Takamine model takes advantage of “Thermal Top” technology, in which the spruce wood for the guitar tops are…

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BOSS ANNOUNCES EV-1-WL WIRELESS MIDI EXPRESSION PEDAL

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - July 15, 2021

BOSS announces the EV-1-WL, the world’s first MIDI expression pedal with Bluetooth® wireless connectivity. The EV-1-WL provides wireless MIDI foot control for BOSS products like the EURUS GS-1, Waza-Air, and Katana-Air, music apps on mobile devices, and anything that can receive MIDI Control Change (CC) messages via Bluetooth MIDI. USB…

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BOSS UNVEILS EURUS GS-1 ELECTRONIC GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 15, 2021

BOSS announces the EURUS GS-1 Electronic Guitar, an inspiring new instrument for modern guitarists. The EURUS concept presents a bold creative path for adventurous sonic explorers, expanding the traditional guitar experience with powerful and expressive BOSS technologies. Born from this breakthrough approach, the EURUS GS-1 infuses a premium instrument with…

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ROLAND FANTOM 2.5 UPDATE INCLUDES ABLETON LIVE INTEGRATION & VIRTUAL TONE WHEEL ORGAN

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear    //    Post Date - July 13, 2021

Roland announces a free Version 2.5 update for owners of the FANTOM 6, 7, and 8 synthesizers. Released in 2019, the versatile FANTOM series has become the leading keyboard workstation solution for both stage performers and studio musicians, thanks to the deep, expandable power of the ZEN-Core Synthesis System and…

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FENDER SQUIER ANNOUNCE NEW AFFINITY & PARANORMAL MODELS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - July 12, 2021

Fender recently announced a slate of new products for the second half of 2021 via its latest online meeting experience for global dealers. The introductions come as a means to support a growing cohort of pandemic players, songwriters, creators on social media, beginners and, of course, loyal professional musicians while…

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NEW GRETSCH MODELS ANNOUNCED AT GLOBAL DEALER MEETING

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 9, 2021

FMIC has announced a slate of new products from its portfolio of owned and licensed brands, including Jackson®, Gretsch® guitars, EVH® and Charvel® via its second online meeting experience for global dealers, including some particularly fab models from Gretsch. The world’s greatest hollow body guitars just got even better. Designed…

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