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WATCH/CASIO XW-P1 Performance Synth

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 29, 2014

Casio’s XW-P1 Performance Synth features a powerful monophonic lead synth, Hex layer, Drawbar organ, all your gig-ready tones plus hands on real-time control, giving you everything you need to enter the professional synth world. Featuring 61 note, Solo synth, Hex layer, Drawbar organ and PCM sound engines, this is an…

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System 10 Stompbox from Audio Technica

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - March 28, 2014

Audio Technica’s new System 10 Stompbox is an innovative Digital 2.4 GHz High-fidelity Wireless system. Combining advanced 24-bit, field-proven performance, easy setup and clear, natural sound quality, Audio Technica’s System 10 Stompbox delivers an incredible wireless experience. With the tap of a foot on the rugged, metal Stompbox receiver, guitarists…

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WATCH/YAMAHA’S FREE SONG BEATS APP FOR DRUMMERS

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 27, 2014

Yamaha proudly introduces a new version of the free “Song Beats App” designed for drummers and DTX electronic drum players with iPhones or iPod Touch devices, which makes drum practice, rehearsal and learning more fun and productive. On the Song Beats kit screen, the drum beat for the selected song…

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WATCH/BOSS DS-1X / Special Edition Distortion Pedal & OD-1X Overdrive

Posted in Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - February 13, 2014

Introducing the new Boss DS-1X Special Edition Distortion Pedal with premium tone and OD-1X overdrive. The DS-1X launches the famous BOSS distortion into a modern era of expression, delivering an unmatched level of performance for guitarists with an ear for tone. This next-generation stomp combines over 35 years of innovation…

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ZOOM H4n HANDY RECORDER

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - September 30, 2012

Zoom H4N Handy Recorder Oct 2012. Reza Nasseri Distributor: www.dynamicmusic.com.au The H4N is the next generation of the widely popular Zoom H4, improving on the size of the display and adding a new 4-channel capture mode. Just looking at the unit I was impressed with its solid build, perfectly positioned…

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TAKAMINE EG50th ANNIVERSARY GUITAR

Posted in Gear    //    Post Date - June 1, 2012

PRODUCT: Takamine EG50th – 50th Anniversary G Series REVIEWER: Reza Nasseri INFO: www.promusicaustralia.com June 2012 Situated at the base of Mount Takamine, what originally started as a family business in the early 60’s has now expanded into one of the world’s most popular acoustic guitar companies. This long lineage of…

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HAMMOND SK1 ORGAN

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - March 28, 2012

Product: Hammond SK1 organ Guest Reviewer: Dan Mansfield (You Am I) Distributor: www.musico.com.au Imagine this. You are an organ player booked for a big tour and six weeks out from the start your trusty rig – that should have been replaced five years ago – conks out. Sure, there were…

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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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Jupiter 2069GL 
XO SERIES Artistic Alto Saxophone

Posted in Brass, Wind, Gear    //    Post Date - March 30, 2011

March 2011. Guest Reviewer: 
Paul Williamson Information:
www.musicmerch.com.au Jupiter instruments, in my mind, have historically speaking, been aimed at the student and school band market. I have been aware of Jupiter student model horns over the years in teaching and school stage band situations. I always have found them to be a good solid horn, well built with good pitch and a consistent tone across the range. When we talk student horns we are thinking bright tone that will project and a horn that is easy to get sound over the full range of the instrument, especially in the lower end, low C through B and Bb. When the XO Jupiter 2069GL Artistic arrived by courier I was unsure about what to expect from the new top of the line Jupiter Pro series Alto. I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the cardboard box and…

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DRUMCRAFT SERIES 8 MAPLE KIT

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 10, 2010

DRUMCRAFT SERIES 8 MAPLE KIT March 10, 2010 | Reviewer – Allan Leibowitz DISTRIBUTOR: DYNAMIC MUSIC www.dynamicmusic.com.au When I was told my review kit was just back from a tour with Swedish band Pain of Salvation, there was a sense of trepidation. Not only would I be deprived of the…

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