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NAMM Show 2019: NED STEINBERGER (NS DESIGN) INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Gear, Interviews, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 16, 2019

Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips chats with legendary instrument maker Ned Steinberger at Winter NAMM 2019. Founded in 1990 by famed instrument designer Ned Steinberger, the genius behind the legendary Steinberger headless guitar design and the TransTrem™ System, NS Design has seen the visionary luthier and designer apply his revolutionary techniques to…

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NAMM SHOW 2019: NEW FROM EASTMAN GUITARS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 11, 2019

Dan Skatvold from Eastman Guitars show us the new El Rey mandolin, T484 electric, SP Series, E2D acoustic and Double Top series guitars at NAMM Show 2019 www.eastmanguitars.com

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FENDER RELEASES TWO SIGNATURE UKULELES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - October 3, 2018

Fender   Musical  Instruments   Corporation   (FMIC)  today announced  the  release  of  two  ukuleles  inspired  by  singer-songwriter  Grace  VanderWaal.  The  2017 Billboard Rising Star award recipient popularised ukulele when she won Season 11 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent in 2016 at age 12. The Grace VanderWaal Signature Ukulele and Moonlight Ukulele were…

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FENDER PLAY NOW PRESENTS UKULELE LESSONS  

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - May 6, 2018

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and Fender Digital announced the expansion of Fender Play to include ukulele lessons – helping brand-new players and beginners master chords and riffs in minutes. On the heels of the Fender Play app’s successful release for guitar in 2017, this lesson content is designed specifically…

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NAMM 2018: CORDOBA 21 SERIES UKES & ‘COCO’ GUITAR

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 20, 2018

At the 2018 NAMM Show, Ryan from Cordoba show us the 21 Series ukuleles. Ryan also presents the ‘Coco’ guitar, designed in conjunction with Disney/Pixar to promote the movie Coco Cordoba distributed in Australia by https://zenithmusic.com.au/

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NAMM 2018: KALA & OHANA UKES, LOGJAM STOMPER

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 13, 2018

Greg Cooper from Australian wholesaler Jacaranda Music showed us around his brands at NAMM Show 2018. We hear from Kala ukuleles’ Mike Upton, look at the Ohana range of ukes and watch the LogJam Stomper in action, all distributed in Australia by  http://jacarandamusic.com.au/

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NAMM 2018: NEW EASTMAN ELECTRICS, ACOUSTICS & MANDOLINS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitars, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - February 6, 2018

“When it comes to building a guitar, there is a big difference between assembly and artistry. If history has taught us anything, it is that there is no substitute for skilled craftsmanship. At Eastman, each instrument is given the attention to detail required to ensure that it reaches its maximum…

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NAMM 2016: SEAGULL S8 MANDOLIN

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - January 25, 2016

‪‬ Richard Bunze from Godin shows us the Seagull S8 Mandolin. Godin and Seagull distributed in Australia by www.dynamicmusic.com.au

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NAMM 2016: IAN MOSS ‘GEORGIA’ DEMO OF VIRTUAL JEFF

Posted in Blog, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - January 24, 2016

We catch up with Mossy and Peter Walker from FOMOfx at NAMM 2016 Cold Chisel legend Ian Moss has got together with Sydney based tech company FOMOfx at NAMM to promote Virtual Jeff. What is Virtual Jeff? It is the next- generation successor to the traditional whammy – it eliminates…

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NAMM 2016: DEERING GOODTIME TENOR BANJO UKULELE

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - January 22, 2016

Deering’s Goodtime Banjo Ukuleles are available in concert scale and tenor scale. Barry from Deering Banjo Co demonstrates the tenor model here for Dylan Stewart, a representative of Australian distributor Zenith music. www.zenithmusic.com

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