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GIBSON 2008 LES PAUL STANDARD

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 24, 2009

GIBSON 2008 LES PAUL STANDARD November 24, 2009 | Reviewer: Powderfinger’s Ian Haug Distributor: www.gibsonami.com I don’t know what it is about this guitar. It  just has a certain growl to it.  It seems to be “weight relieved” or cavitied, but it does not seem to suffer for it.  It…

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GIBSON ES339. Review by special guest Powderfinger’s Ian Haug

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 24, 2009

GIBSON ES339 November 24, 2009 | Reviewer: Powderfinger’s Ian Haug Distributor: www.gibsonami.com I’ve never written a review on a guitar, and am not one to dwell on technical information. That being said, as soon as I picked this beast of a thing up, It looked beautiful, felt right and sounded…

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THE SOURCE

Posted in Accessories, Gear    //    Post Date - November 24, 2009

THE SOURCE November 24, 2009 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: www.guitarbits.com.au Quite a few months back a nice guy named Matt Henderson contacted me about the possibility of trying out his new product. He named it the “Source’. It isn’t a pedal or a set of pickups, nor is it…

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REVEREND BUCKSHOT ELECTRIC GUITAR

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 24, 2009

REVEREND BUCKSHOT ELECTRIC GUITAR November 24, 2009 | Reviewer: Paul Bignell Distributor: ATLANTIS ASIA 03 9818 7778 Tele meets Les Paul? Sort of but not quite. Strat style headstock? Sort of…Tele rear pickup? Gretsch front pickup? You can keep looking for the comparisons but at the end of the day,…

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St Blues Mississippi Bluesmaster Guitar

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

ST BLUES MISSISSIPPI BLUEMASTER GUITAR November 29, 2008 | Reviewer: Shannon Bourne Distributor: KURT JACOB & CO (02) 0636 7111 I first stumbled across the St. Blues guitars whilst walking the aisles at this year’s Australian Music Association Convention in Melbourne. I was immediately struck by the classic but original body…

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LARRIVEE D05E ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

LARRIVEE D05E ACOUSTIC GUITAR November 29, 2008 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: PRO MUSIC AUSTRALIA (07) 3375 6400 Jean Larrivée started out as a serious classical guitarist without any formal musical training, practicing five hours a night solely out of passion for his instrument. At the age of 24, his interest…

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COLE CLARK UL3A UKELADY UKULELE

Posted in Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

COLE CLARK UL3A UKELADY UKULELE November 29, 2008 | Guest Reviewer: Amanda Roff of The Ukeladies Distributor: COLE CLARK GUITARS (03) 9720 1696 As some readers of Australian Musician will know, carrying a guitar around in public is similar to having a dog. Complete strangers will approach you, with the total…

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CASIO CDP-200R PORTABLE KEYBOARD

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - November 29, 2008

CASIO CDP-200R PORTABLE KEYBOARD November 29, 2008 | Reviewer: Stu Hosking Distributor: CASIO SOUND TECHNOLOGY  www.soundtechnology.com.au For the manufacturers of portable digital pianos,  it can be a bit of a balancing act … keeping the keyboard light enough to be moved around while still performing the duties of a piano authentically….

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Walden D2040 Acoustic guitar

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

WALDEN D2040 ACOUSTIC GUITAR September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Reza Nasseri Distributor: MUSICAL MERCHANDISERS (02) 9905 0311 Not a lot is known about Walden guitars other than they’re designed in the United States and built in the small town of Lilan, China. The name Walden is also the title of the…

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CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - September 11, 2008

CASIO CTK-5000 & CTK-3000 PORTABLE KEYBOARDS September 11, 2008 | Reviewer: Stu Hosking Distributor: CASIO SOUND TECHNOLOGY  www.soundtechnology.com.au Casio has been building the suspense on the pending release of their new CTK portable keyboard line up and now its time to see if they live up to the buzz. Before we…

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