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AMAC 2014 – THE YAMAHA MUSIC STAND

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic), Percussion    //    Post Date - August 17, 2014

Australian Musician continues to give you a blow by blow account of gear exhibited at AMAC this year. This time we take a more detailed look at the Yamaha exhibit. Yamaha Music revived their 2013 spot at the back of the AMAC hall, displaying a wide range of gear. The…

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WATCH / MATON EMM MAHOGANY MINI

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 20, 2014

The New Maton EMM Mahogany Mini features solid sapele face, back and sides and produces a rich, warm tone while the ebony fingerboard and bridge contribute a smooth, glassiness to the overall tone. A mahogany neck generates classic, crisp neck tones tones and is effortless to play. This is a…

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WATCH/TAYLOR’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY 800 SERIES

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 6, 2014

Taylor has made a tradition of celebrating milestone years by looking forward rather than back. Taylor’s 40th anniversary year is no different. Guided by the design strokes of luthier Andy Powers and the manufacturing expertise of Bob Taylor, Taylor has re-conceived its flagship rosewood/spruce 800 Series, infusing it with a…

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YAMAHA’S ACOUSTIC RESONANCE ENHANCEMENT (ARE) EXPLAINED

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 23, 2014

The warmth of tone found in mature woods is sought out by guitarists worldwide. Yamaha has developed a process that can produce the ‘sweet sound’ found in mature woods in its brand new guitars. With the sonic properties of wood changing, often improving as it ages, Yamaha embarked on an…

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WATCH/COLIN HAY talks MATON CUSTOM SHOP and MATON AP5 PRO PICKUP

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 6, 2014

Colin Hay from Men at Work talks about his Maton Custom Shops and the new Maton AP5 Pro pickup. Visit Colin’s website at: http://www.colinhay.com/ For more information about the brand new Maton AP5 Pro pickup visit: http://go.maton.com.au/MatonAP5Pro

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WATCH/TAYLOR GUITAR 800 SERIES DEMO

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 27, 2014

When Taylor Guitars Master Luthier Andy Powers redesigned Taylor’s flagship rosewood/spruce 800 Series, not only did he enhance the overall tonal response in terms of volume, clarity and uniformity, he also accentuated the unique acoustic strengths of each different body shape, from the small-sized Grand Concert to the big-bodied Grand…

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TAKAMINE ADDS MODELS TO G SERIES ACOUSTICS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 15, 2014

Delivering pure Takamine™ quality and performance at accessible prices, the G Series offers a wide range of guitars for players in all musical genres. Combining beautiful tone and smooth playability with the latest in pickup and preamp design is a hallmark of this impressive collection of instruments. Takamine has introduced…

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WATCH/BREEDLOVE SOLO DREADNOUGHT

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - May 7, 2014

Optimized for solo songwriting, but also perfectly suited to recording and performance, Breedlove’s Solo Dreadnought delivers a warm voice and substantial projection. The solid Sitka spruce top is paired with an extra-deep sapele body to generate bright and clearly articulated single notes. Crafted to help players accurately hear their instrument…

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WATCH/TAYLOR GUITARS – THE NEXT 40 YEARS!

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Taylor Guitars’ Bob Taylor outlines his vision for the company for the next 40 years. Taylor Guitars distributed in Australia by www.audioproducts.com.au/‎

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TAKAMINE EF-407

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 30, 2011

Product: Takamine EF-407 Acoustic Guitar. Reviewed by: Shannon Bourne Information: www.promusicaustralia.com Over the last 50 years Takamine has been at the forefront of producing a steady stream of great sounding and fairly affordable guitars. Not only are they great quality but they also have a model to suit any kind…

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